For most procedures, you need to be awake and alert to answer questions. Nitrous
oxide works very well at putting you in a very relaxed state while still allowing you
to be awake. It also wears off quickly, but using general anesthesia would require
recovery time before you could leave the office.
If you taken any prescription medications or have health conditions, then yes, you should check with your medical doctor first. In some cases, we may need to get clearance from your doctor before we can administer any form of sedative.
Yes you can. We offer sedation dentistry for these services because we want every patient to be as comfortable as possible every time they visit our office.