Sedation Dentistry

Do you suffer from anxiety when visiting the dentist?

Do you suffer from anxiety when visiting the dentist? Countless patients have these feelings when getting dental procedures done. Sedation dentistry is a great solution for anxious patients.  At All Smiles Family Dentistry, Dr. Ghada Adhami has partnered with Illinois Anesthesia to provide safe and comfortable sedation. The board certified anesthesiologists at Illinois Anesthesia, are highly educated and skilled in delivering safe anesthesia during your dental procedure.

Is sedation for me?

Are you:

  • Uncomfortable in a dentist’s office

  • Too scared to even call the dentist and make an appointment

  • Delaying treatment you know you need

  • In pain when you eat, but too anxious about the dentist to take care of it

  • Unable to find a dentist that you feel you can trust

  • Afraid to smile

  • Concerned about how many dental appointments you know you’ll need

  • Looking for a way to have the work of several appointments completed in just one or two

  • Remembering bad experiences with a dentist in your past

  • Having wisdom tooth pain

  • Having pain from your sensitive teeth

  • Suffering from a strong gag reflex, especially when the dentist is working in your mouth

If you said yes to one or more of these, then you may benefit from sedation dentistry!

Sedation options at All Smiles Family Dentistry

Nitrous Oxide sedation

Nitrous oxide is also known as laughing gas. This odorless, colorless gas helps patients relax during their dental appointments. It is 100% reversible and doesn’t put you to sleep. It is a great option for anxious patients, patients with heightened gag reflexes and also younger patients that may need longer dental appointments.

Oral Sedation

Oral Sedation is also known as conscious sedatives is a step up from nitrous oxide sedation. For some patients, Nitrous Oxide doesn’t provide patients with enough reduction in anxiety. In these cases, medications can be prescribed by Dr. Adhami prior to the dental appointments. This medication makes patients so relaxed that they may sleep throughout the procedure. Most patients will not remember the appointment the following day.

Anesthesiologist Sedation

All Smiles Family Dentistry partners with a Board Certified Anesthesiologist at Illinois Anesthesia to provide safe and effective sedation during your dental appointment. Our anesthesiologist will use a combination of medications to sedate you. This is done in an effective and safe manner. Once sedated, all the necessary dental treatment is completed. Throughout the entire dental appointment, our anesthesiologist will monitor you to make sure that you are safe throughout the entire appointment. This is an excellent option for patients that have extensive dental needs. Patients with multiple medical problems or special needs patients will also benefit from sedation by our anesthesia team.

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