Understanding Conscious Sedation
Prior to any dental procedure, patients are administered drugs called sedatives to help them relax and calm down during dental treatments. Sedatives suppress the nervous system, making the patient not feel any pain during a dental procedure. With conscious sedation, the patient can undergo any dental procedure without anxiety. The following are the three types of conscious sedation that you should understand. Oral sedation The doctor prescribes a pill that a dental patient takes a few hours before the dental appointment.