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For patients who are nervous about going to the dentist or having a specific procedure performed, Skutak Dental offers a range of sedation options. Dental sedation is not an uncommon practice and is perfectly safe for most patients. If you’ve been avoiding a trip to the dentist because of anxiety, this is the option for you.
The use of nitrous oxide has been commonplace in dentistry for many years. Often referred to as “laughing gas,” nitrous oxide produces a short-term sedative effect when inhaled. If you’re feeling anxious about a procedure, Dr. Skutak can administer nitrous oxide to you through a nasal mask during treatment. The effects will become apparent quickly. You will be conscious and able to respond, but you’ll feel calm and relaxed. The effects can be reversed quickly, so you’ll be able to drive yourself home if you’d like.
Oral conscious sedation is a sedative that comes in pill form. Dr. Skutak will give you a prescription to take an hour before your appointment. It is similar to nitrous sedation in its effects. When taken properly, you will feel calm and relaxed during your treatment. However, because the effects cannot be immediately reversed in-office, you will need to find a ride to and from your appointment. The effects should fade within a few hours of taking the prescription.
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Dr. Skutak believes in comfortable dental care for all. If you need sedation options from a trustworthy dentist, contact us at (715) 355-4433 to book an appointment, or stop by at 700 Eagle Nest Boulevard, Suite E, Rothschild, WI 54474.