Do you avoid visiting the dentist due to your dental fear or anxiety? Do you require comfortable and pain-free dental care?
Dr. Sahil Goyal is trained and experienced in dental sedation. Along with Dr. Anshu Goyal and Dr. Politimi Mantzouranis, Dr. Goyal is dedicated to helping you receive the dental care you need in a relaxed environment. Sedation dentistry can be the right solution for anxious and fearful patients and for anyone who requires complex dental procedures. Dr. Goyal works with patients on an individual basis to recommend the appropriate type of dental sedation when necessary, ensuring both your comfort and safety in his Frederick, Maryland dental office.
Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me?
Sedation can be a great general dental option for patients who:
- Suffer from dental fear or anxiety
- Have sensitive teeth
- Need multiple surgery treatments
- Have a strong gag reflex
Dental sedation offers multiple benefits, including:
- Pain-free treatment
- Gag reflex reduction
Contact the Frederick Center for Dentistry if you have dental anxiety and require dental treatment. Our compassionate team understands that dental fear or anxiety can keep patients from routine care, and our office is a judgment-free zone.
Types of Sedation
We offer multiple methods of sedation to ensure that our patients are comfortable and relaxed during routine treatments and complex dental procedures:
Nitrous oxide: Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a safe sedative that is administered through a nasal mask. The nitrous oxide takes effect quickly and allows patients to remain fully conscious but relaxed and comfortable during their dental procedures.
Oral conscious sedation: This type of sedation is administered before treatment in the form of a pill. During treatment, patients can remain conscious. They may also experience a calming effect and may feel drowsiness or tingling sensations. Oral sedation is painless. You will also need someone to drive you to and from your appointment.
Sedation Dentistry FAQs
How long do the effects of oral sedation last?
Oral sedation should last patients from two to eight hours.
Is sedation dentistry safe for all ages?
Yes, oral conscious sedation options are safe for all ages in a controlled environment and administered by a certified professional.
Does oral sedation put you to sleep?
If sedation is administered correctly, you will not fall asleep. You will be closely monitored by our dental professionals to make sure you are comfortable and medically stable during your dental treatment.
What are the side effects of sedation?
Patients may feel side effects from sedation treatment, including:
- Slow reflexes
- Low blood pressure
- Dry mouth
Request an Appointment
Sedation dentistry can allow patients who would otherwise avoid visiting the dentist to receive the dental care they need. Call 301.264.5680 or schedule a consultation with us on our website. At the Frederick Center for Dentistry, we make it our mission to help patients receive the care they need. We welcome patients to ask us any questions they have about dental treatment so that they can feel comfortable and prepared for any dental procedure that they need.