Sleep Dentistry in Laguna Hills
Dental anxiety is more common than you think with 75 percent of adults suffering from some level of dental phobia or dental fear. Dental sedation in Laguna Hills helps people relax while having dental treatments.
While most dentists use oral sedation in pill form or nitrous oxide, which is also known as laughing gas, Saddleback dentistry takes it one step further with sleep dentistry and general anesthesia in Laguna Hills.
What is Sleep Dentistry?
For patients with severe dental fear, Dr. Dean Garcia and Dr. Ryan Conkle recommend sleep dentistry.
General anesthesia puts the patient to sleep. That means he or she will not feel or remember a thing during the procedure or procedures.
General anesthesia sleep dentistry is an excellent alternative for children.
People who are nervous or afraid of dental procedures are excellent candidates for sleep dentistry.
Administered by an Anesthesiologist
The anesthesiologist from Saddleback Dentistry in Laguna Hills administers the anesthetic while monitoring the patient throughout the procedure.
While under this type of medication you are asleep. However, unlike normal sleep, you won’t be dreaming. You also won’t wake up with memories of the procedure.