Sedation Dentistry at Brixham Dental Practice

There's no need to be anxious or nervous about having any kind of treatment at Brixham Dental Practice. Fear of the dentist is a common phobia, but here at the Brixham Dental Practice we pride ourselves in helping any nervous patients overcome their anxieties. We have lots of experience in treating nervous patients and plenty of options to help you feel calm and relaxed whenever you visit us.

IV sedation

Choose a pain-free injection which makes you feel like you're asleep, without actually being asleep. This means that you are unaware of what is going on around you, but can still follow the dentist's instructions. Most people have no recollection of the treatment afterwards, making it perfect for anxious or nervous patients.

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What is Dental Sedation?

Sedation Dentistry allows you to receive dental treatment in a relaxed, comfortable fashion.

Who is it for?

Sedation is used for many reasons including involved treatments such as implant placements and for highly anxious patients for whom the thought of dentistry is distressing.

How is it done?

At Brixham Dental Practice we provide IV sedation with Dr Ian Seddon, our implant surgeon.

Dental IV sedation

A pain-free injection which makes you feel like you're asleep, without actually being asleep. You are unaware of what is going on around you, but can still follow the dentist's instructions. Most people have no recollection of the treatment afterwards, making is perfect for anxious or nervous patients.

What treatments can I have under sedation?

Any procedure that's usually done at Brixham dental practice can be done with sedation. This includes extractions, fillings, Implants and cosmetic dental veneers.

What do I need to be aware of with IV sedation dentistry?

On the day of treatment you will need to bring an escort with you to your appointment who will stay with you after your appointment. Most people feel very tired after treatment so it is advisable to go home and rest. Because of the drowsiness, you must not drive or operate any machinery until the day after your intravenous sedation.

Is IV Sedation safe?

Yes, Dr Ian Seddon has many years of experience in administering sedation. During the treatment you and your vital signs are constantly monitored under his supervision & his experienced team.

You can find more information about Dr Seddon at www.seddondental.co.uk

For further information please call us on 01803 853980 where a member of our helpful team, or one of our experienced dentists will be only too happy to help you.