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Pediatric Dental Sedation Options

Pediatric Dental Sedation Options


Our team at Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics understands the challenges some children face when it comes to visiting the dentist. We recognize that unfamiliar environments, loud noises, and new smells can be intimidating for kids, especially those who have personal space concerns. To address these issues, we are pleased to offer sedation dentistry options that help put our pediatric patients at ease during their dental appointments.

Pediatric sedation dentistry options for Marietta children

If you are in Canton or Marietta, Georgia, and in need of sedation dentistry for children, our pediatric dental practice is here to help. We understand that some children may experience fear or anxiety when visiting the dentist, and we offer various sedation methods to address their needs.

One of the options we provide is nitrous oxide, commonly known as “laughing gas.” Nitrous oxide is administered through a small mask placed over the child’s nose, inducing relaxation and creating a lightheaded or giddy sensation. It allows the child to remain awake and responsive throughout the dental procedure.

For patients with more severe anxiety, we offer IV sedation. This involves administering sedation medication directly into the bloodstream through an IV, resulting in a deeper level of sedation.

In cases where more extensive dental procedures or uncooperative behavior are involved, general anesthesia may be recommended. General anesthesia allows the child to sleep throughout the entire procedure.

Our team is experienced in administering these sedation methods safely and effectively. We prioritize the comfort and well-being of our patients, ensuring that they feel relaxed and at ease during their dental treatments.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding sedation dentistry for your child, please don’t hesitate to contact our practice. We are here to provide the necessary support and information to help your child have a positive and stress-free dental experience.

Which type of sedation is right for my kid?

The best way to determine which type of sedation dentistry is right for your child is to discuss all options with their pediatric dentist. Our team at Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics will work with you to ensure your child receives the care they need in a way that makes them comfortable. The Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics team in Canton and Marietta, GA, can assist with same-day service. Our pediatric dentists can be reached at either location by calling (770) 479-9999 to request a visit for pediatric dental care.