Sedation dentistry refers to the branch of dentistry focused on sedating patients during procedures. At Dr. Lewis’ office, we focus on two types of sedation used, depending on the needs of each of our patients and the demands of the procedure that is being performed.
Laughing gas is a gas that is inhaled via a mask. This mild sedation is an ideal way to help a patient relax and works well for simple procedures.
IV sedation brings on a deeper level of sedation. The patient is conscious but unaware of the procedure. Iv sedation is helpful for long and complicated procedures or for someone with severe phobias.
Sedation dentistry is helpful in so many ways:
Looking for a Houston sedation dentist? Schedule an appointment with Jeff Lewis, D.D.S today!