Award winning dentist, Dr. Michael Reece, offers sedation dentistry here in the Brazos Valley!
Sedation dentistry refers to the use of pharmacological agents to calm and relax a patient prior to and during a dental appointment. The pharmacological agents usually belong to a class of drugs called sedatives, which exert their action by depressing the central nervous system, specifically those areas concerned with c .
Sedation Dentistry FAQ:
Q: Will I be totally relaxed with sedation dentistry? A: You’ll receive just enough sedation so that you’ll be completely unaware of the treatment, as if you were asleep.
Q: Will I remember anything? A: If you undergo treatment with sedation dentistry, you’ll leave our practice in Bryan/
College Station with little or no memory of your visit.
Q: Will I feel any pain? A: Most patients feel no discomfort whatsoever during their treatment and feel surprisingly
good after receiving sedation dentistry at our Bryan / College Station practice.
Q: Will I be groggy after my treatment is over?
A: You will feel just fine. For your safety, we do require that you have a family member or friend drive you home after treatment. Generally, the effects of sedation dentistry are minimal.
Q: Is sedation dentistry safe for me?
A: Before recommending sedation dentistry to our patients in Waco, Bryan, College Station, and the Brazos Valley, we review their medical history thoroughly to determine if sedation is a safe option. During treatment, we also monitor our sedated patients very closely to ensure their safety.
Q: Will my insurance cover sedation dentistry? A: We’ll review your insurance coverage and, if necessary, make financial arrangements to
ensure that you receive the dental care that you need.
To learn more about sedation dentistry, call us with your questions. We would be happy to talk with you about how we can make your dental experience rewarding. Our conveniently located Bryan/College Station office serves patients throughout the Brazos Valley and beyond!