Sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry

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 conscious awareness.

There are different degrees of central nervous system depression, each corresponding to a level of relaxation which ranges from minimal, moderate, to deep sedation. In general, minimal sedation refers to a patient who has reduced anxiety but readily responds to verbal or physical stimulation. With moderate sedation the patient is even more relaxed, and will respond to purposeful stimulation. In deep sedation, the patient may not exhibit any signs of consciousness and therefore be unresponsive to stimulation.

  • Patient relaxation
  • Increased comfort
  • Movement control
  • Patient co-operation
  • Control of gag reflex
  • Little or no memory of treatment
  • Time saving

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30th Annual Conference on Dental Practice and Oral Health

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26thAmerican Dental Congress

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25th Euro Dentistry Congress

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25th Euro Congress and Expo on Dental & Oral Health

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39th Asia-Pacific Dental and Oral Care Congress

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American World Dentistry

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39th South American Dental Congress

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21st Annual World Dental Summit

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29th Annual American Dentistry Congress

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