IV Sedation in Dentistry
For Comfortable and Safe Dental Procedures in Kansas City
- Patients with high levels of dental anxiety
- Patients with certain phobias
- Patients receiving oral surgery
Specially-Qualified Oral Surgeons and Staff
Do You Qualify for IV Sedation at Our Dentist Office?
Unlike nitrous oxide (known as laughing gas), conscious sedation, or local anesthetics, administering IV sedation requires careful dosages and monitoring.
During IV sedation, medication is administered intravenously – directly into your bloodstream – for almost immediate calming effects. Because it is the deepest level of dental sedation, it is typically recommended only for patients with severe anxieties, phobias, or special needs. It also is ideal for any patient undergoing oral surgery, such as dental implant placement.