Mobile IV Sedation Dentistry
Is you or your loved one resistive, uncooperative or hasn’t been to the dentist due to anxiety? We are here to help.
Why Choose Mobile Sedation Dentistry?
1 in 6 adults in Australia experiences anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. If you or a loved one avoids dental visits due to anxiety, please know our mobile dentistry team is here to help ensure you maintain a healthy smile without the stress.
Who Needs Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry can be an effective, safe, convenient option for patients who are too nervous or stressed to cope with regular dental visits. Our mobile dentistry team can visit aged care homes and nursing homes to provide sedation dentistry in a comfortable, safe, familiar setting.
Mobile sedation dentistry can be an excellent options for individuals who:
- Prefer to be asleep during dental treatment
- Are uncooperative or aggressive during dental procedures
- Feel afraid, nervous, or anxious of dental care
- Are physically or cognitively impaired
- Experience dread and anxiety before or during dental procedures
How Is the Procedure Done?
Our mobile visiting Perth dentist works closely with a mobile anesthetic team to provide sedation dentistry in aged care facilities and nursing homes. The Anesthetic Team carries all equipment similar to a hospital setting. Together with our mobile anesthetist, we can complete your dental treatment while you sleep peacefully.
What Are the Benefits?
Sedation dentistry is used during a variety of procedures, including extractions, fillings, impressions for dentures and cleaning.
Using sedation during dental work can have remarkable outcomes, including reduced discomfort and decreased anxiety. If you or a loved one has been putting off dental work due to a phobia of dental visits or limited cooperation, our caring mobile dentistry team is here to walk you through the process and address any concerns you have.
Have a Question?
We Answer Your FAQs
After an anesthetist conducts a thorough medical history and assessment, mobile IV sedation dentistry can be completed. IV sedation, sometimes referred to as Twilight Sedation, does not require hospitalization and allows a patient to fall asleep quickly and wake up quickly compared to general anesthesia.
Sedation dentistry is applicable in a wide range of situations including dental examinations with x-rays and treatment under sedation. Treatment completed under sedation include extractions, fillings, cleaning and denture appointments.
As with any medication and procedure, side effects are possible once the sedative wears off. However, most patients feel normal within a short period of time of waking up.
The most common side effects (grogginess, dry mouth, nausea, headaches) are minor and typically wear off within an hour or so.
Yes, sedation dentistry can help decrease pain during a procedure. This is especially beneficial for individuals with a low pain tolerance.