IV Sedation Dentistry - Portland, OR

Say Good-Bye to Dental Anxiety
with IV Sedation Dentistry

IV sedation bag

Overcome Dental Fear

Dental fear can often overcome the willingness to seek out treatment for our dental health. Visiting the dentist can be stressful for most but neglecting your oral health can allow small issues to grow bigger over time. If you feel like dental anxiety has held you back from seeking dental treatment, contact us to learn about our sedation dentistry options. Centerport Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry features intravenous (IV) sedation for our patients who are undergoing more complex procedures, or those who have serious dental anxiety. Sedation dentistry goes beyond what you would normally experience with local dental anesthesia. Your comfort is very important to us. As soon as you enter the office, you will be greeted with a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff. We strive to listen to and address all our patient’s concerns regarding treatment to help them at ease. Sedation dentistry has become a well-known tool to help patients suffering from dental anxiety. Dental anesthesia can be utilized in different forms depending on the level of anxiety and type of treatment. Dr. Benjamin Wang is your dental anesthesiologist and has the expertise and training to administer the appropriate form of dental anesthesia. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Wang to discuss how sedation dentistry can help you tackle your dental health concerns.

The Process of IV Sedation

The form of dental anesthesia known as conscious IV sedation requires administering anesthesia through an IV to reduce anxiety and induce relaxation. This form of sedation dentistry is necessary when patients are undergoing complex procedures like dental implants or wisdom teeth removal. You may feel like you are in a dream state feeling relaxed and comfortable. Patients tend to stay conscious while under sedation, but it is not uncommon to fall asleep. Sleep dentistry has helped our patients all over Portland, OR feel at ease during their appointment. Dr. Wang understands when a patient experiences a high level of fear or anxiety concerning dental procedures. Sedation dentistry helps the idea of complex procedures feel less overwhelming thanks to IV sedation.

dental patient sedated in exam chair

Advantages of IV Sedation

  • A deeper level of sedation compared to oral sedation
  • Relief to patients experiencing high levels of anxiety
  • Complete relaxation during the procedure
  • Immediately takes effect
  • Quick recovery
  • The depth of sedation can be customized
  • The patient may not remember the procedure
oral sedation pills

Other Anesthesia Options

Oral sedation is a great option for patients suffering from dental anxiety. It is taken in a liquid or pill form at a set time before treatment. The result is a calming effect that eases dental anxiety with little to no side effects. This form of sedation dentistry is simple and easy for many patients nervous about dental anesthesia.

Don’t fear dental treatment any longer thanks to dental anesthesia! If you have been delaying treatment, contact our office right away to schedule an appointment to learn more about sedation dentistry and pediatric sedation dentistry. Our sedation options allow you to receive treatment while comfortable and relaxed. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Wang today to learn more about sedation anesthesia near you.