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Improving your Dental Experience through Sedation Dentistry

Dental fears and anxieties are common problems that can be overcome by sedation dentistry. If you find that your trepidation is preventing you from getting the dental care you need, Rancho Bernardo dentists Dr. Mary Afzali and Dr. Sanford, can help. R B Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of San Diego offers sedation dentistry to improve your experience and restore your oral health through gentle, personal care. 

R B Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of San Diego offers Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) and oral conscious sedation to maximize your comfort. It is important to discuss your fears with our team so we can create the best treatment plan for you as our sedation methods are offered to both adults and children upon request. Sedation dentistry is used to treat the patient, not the procedure and Dr. Afzali and Dr. Sanford will ensure that you have a relaxing experience. Our Rancho Bernardo Dentists may combine the two sedation methods during more complex procedures when deemed necessary. Sedation Dentistry in San Diego

Sedation Options

Nitrous Oxide - More commonly known as laughing gas, this mild sedation method is delivered through a mask. The gas will enlighten your mood and will therefore, improve your dental visit. When the procedure is complete, pure oxygen is filtered through the max to flush out any remaining effects of the sedation gas. 

Oral Conscious Sedation - You are given a prescription for an oral sedative to take an hour before your appointment. We require you to have a driver to and from the office as the effects of the medicine will begin before your appointment time and will linger afterwards.

Combined Oral and Nitrous - Most commonly used with patients who require more complex procedures such as with full mouth reconstruction, bone grafts, extractions, and surgical extraction of wisdom teeth. Our Rancho Bernardo dentists utilize the two sedation methods to maximize your comfort throughout the procedure.

Contact Us

We want every patient to have a pleasant and comfortable experience at our dental office. R B Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of San Diego understands that patients with fears and anxieties may need extra help to stay relaxed during procedures. Contact our Rancho Bernardo dental office to schedule an appointment and find out how sedation dentistry can help.