Dental Sedation FAQs

5 questions about sedation dentistry:

1. Is going to sleep safe for children and adults for teeth extractions?
2. Can implants be done under while sleeping?
3. I am scared of needles how can i be out to sleep?
4. I have lots of medical conditions can i be out to sleep for my teeth extractions?
5. Can a dentist put you to sleep for extractions or implants?


1. Is going to sleep safe for children and adults for teeth extractions?

Yes certainly it is . At associated Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons we pride in being board certified and administering IV sedation for patients of all ages safely. All doctors are certified in Advance Adult life support and Pedriatics Life support .

2. Can implants be done under while sleeping?

Any surgical procedure can be done while you are asleep after a consultation with one of our doctors.

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3. I am scared of needles how can i be out to sleep?

At our practice we use nitrous to help you drift away before we start the IV. 

4. I have lots of medical conditions can i be out to sleep for my teeth extractions?

our doctors perform a through history and physical for all patients, if need be we will contact your Primary Care Physician  to get more information about your health and decide if its safe for you to be put to sleep in our office.

5. Can a dentist put you to sleep for extractions or implants?

Oral  and Maxillofacial Surgeons are the only medical specialty that is dual trained in surgery nd general anesthesia. You sedation is administered under the care of our surgeon and a certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant