At Sealy Kids Dentistry, we are one of the only kids dental practices in the area to offer a wide range of sedation options to our patients. These safe and effective sedatives are designed to make your child's time in the dental chair as calm and stress-free as possible.
We currently offer the following forms of sedation dentistry:
- Laughing Gas
- Oral Conscious Sedation
Who Needs Sedation Dentistry For Kids?
Not every child requires sedation during their dental treatment, but you may be surprised to learn how many can benefit from it! Our kids' dentists may recommend conscious sedation dentistry to the following types of patients:
- Very young children
- Children with special healthcare needs
- Children who suffer from anxiety in the dentist's chair
If your child falls into one of these categories, our team will assess your child's health history and speak with you to determine the best sedation level for your child.
Laughing gas is the very lightest form of sedation that a dentist can offer. Administered through a comfortable mask, it requires absolutely no needles or injections to work. It typically takes effect within minutes, but will quickly wear off once the mask is removed. This means that your child will be feeling back to normal as soon as their procedure is complete!
Oral Conscious Sedation
Oral conscious sedation is recommended to children who may need a little help relaxing or keeping still during their dental treatments. This form of safe sedation is administered orally and takes roughly 30 to 60 minutes to start taking effect.
Unlike laughing gas, the effects of oral conscious sedation can take hours to wear off, so be sure that you plan your child's school and activities schedules accordingly.
Learn More About Our Unique Sedation Dentistry For Children Services!
Sealy Kids Dentistry offers the very best pediatric sedation dentistry in Sealy, TX. Our pain-free dentists are here to ensure that your child's procedure is comfortable and productive!