Conscious sedation

Written by: Dr. Joan Bladé Marsal
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The dentist, Dr. Joan Blade, explains the method of conscious sedation as the best way for the patient to be relaxed at the dentist visit and can follow directions specialist.

To make more pleasant the visit to the dentist and painless, the dentists have incorporated the method of conscious sedation in many of the treatments. It consists of making the patient breathe a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen for this feel good feeling and relax. Sedation makes the patient is relaxed, but in no case loses consciousness. Under its effects, the patient is able to follow the instructions which marks the physician.

The combination of nitrous oxide and oxygen is known as&ldquo,&rdquo happy air;or“ laughing gas” because it is not harmful and allows a maximum sense of well being, which in many cases would be difficult to get. Thus, fear and anxiety disappear and the dentist can work better, use the procedure faster and foolproof way.

Conscious sedation is essential for those with psychic disabilities, where fear and anxiety grow when exposed to the medical consultation. Without this method, the patient could suffer asphyxiation, tremors, sweating, muscle stiffness or even tachycardia.

Also is suitable for children. There are smaller which makes it difficult to sit still and cooperate with the dentist;or they can suffer so much fear that they are locked to open mouth. In these cases, apply sedation is a recommended alternative that benefits the children to make the visit in a positive. Older people or people who do not have much time, also become accustomed to dealing with sedation. This way, you can perform various interventions in one session and thus save on subsequent visits.

The method is called conscious sedation Sedentist and can be used in any of the treatments that doctors Grup Dr. Blade required.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Joan Bladé Marsal

With over 25 years of experience, this doctor has a qualified academic training and currently also serves as a professor at the University of Barcelona. He is a pioneer in the development of SEDENTIST program with the most advanced techniques in dentistry to treat people with fear and panic to the dentist. It is also the medical director of GrupDrblade.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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