A Patient"s Point of View
Motor, olfactory, and/or auditory memories, such as a dental drill, and the smell it produces, are usually the basis for dental phobias. Once a phobia, based upon an unpleasant sensation takes root, it can be difficult to dispel. Sedation dentistry is designed to help you overcome those fears through differing therapies.
Sedation means different things to different people. For some, it is merely dulling all the sense, for others it may mean being awake, but unaffected by the procedure being performed.
Depending on what level of sedation you seek, the medication will vary in type, and how it is taken. Some are nasal, oral, intravenous, or interm