Overcome Your Dental Phobia with Sedation Dentistry at Zara Dental in Houston, TX

Dr. Amer A. Quaddoura
Dr. Amer A. Quaddoura

Sedation Specialist

Dental Anxiety

Some people are really afraid of visiting the dentist. Depending on the severity of the patient’s worry, dentists may use sedative medications to calm the patient down during various dental operations. Although it’s a common misconception that this medicine puts patients to sleep, most patients are awake during dental procedures. Patients who receive general anesthesia for discomfort are the exceptions. Oral sedatives, IV mild sedatives, and minimally sedative medicines breathed (laughing gas) are the different types of sedative treatments. No matter which type of sedation a patient chooses, they will also receive local anesthesia at the mouth’s working site of the dentist.

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Specialists & Dentists Under one Roof

Dr. Amer A. Quaddoura
Dr. Amer A. Quaddoura

Sedation Specialist

Dr. Aliakbar Setarehaseman
Dr. Aliakbar Setarehaseman

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Alireza Hourfar
Dr. Alireza Hourfar


More About Sedation Dentistry


What Are the Benefits of Sedation Dentistry in Zara Dental?

At Zara Dental, sedation dentistry helps you overcome anxieties so that you can feel quiet and at ease while receiving dental treatment. Additionally, you could require fewer visits because the dentists at Zara Dental can frequently complete their procedures more quickly under anesthesia. Finally, a lot of people avoid visiting the dentist altogether because they are so terrified of it. Thanks to sedation dentistry, you become more at ease so you can receive the treatment you require and deserve.


Who Needs Sedation Dentistry Services?

Sedation is typically only appropriate for people whose fear or anxiety prevents them from visiting the dentist. People with poor pain thresholds could also require sedative medications, possibly because of their sensitive teeth. Patients with weak gag reflexes or those requiring extensive dental procedures in a single appointment may also use sedative medications. Sedation dentistry also helps those who have trouble remaining still in the dentist’s chair, notably young children.


What Happens Before Sedation Dentistry Services at Zara Dental?

During your initial appointment, you and your dentist will discuss your sedation choices. We will first discuss your medical history and inquire about any medications or dietary supplements you may be using. After we have all the essential data, they will then provide sedative recommendations based on your needs. Most of the time, you should wait at least seven hours before your dentist appointment before drinking or eating anything. You should continue taking all of your usual medications without interruption unless your dentist instructs you otherwise. But be sure to let your dentist know if you take blood thinners like warfarin. We might advise you to stop using these medications a few days before your surgery.

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Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Types of Sedation

Most people who require anesthesia avoid going to the dentist because they are terrified or apprehensive about it.

Sedation dentistry might also be a good option for:

  • Can’t stand the pain
  • Need a lot of dental procedures
  • Unable to sit still in the dentist’s chair
  • Have a bad gag reflex

The dentist will give a child medication to put them to sleep if they are resistant to going to the dentist or are afraid of them. Most children may safely breathe nitrous oxide, and practically any dentist is able to provide it to them. Sadly, less than half of pediatric dentists have the requisite education to give oral sedation to young patients. Oral sedation can be safe if the child only receives the dosage called for by their age and weight.

Yes, when administered by trained professionals, sedation dentistry is generally safe. We evaluate your health and tailor the sedation method to minimize risks.

Yes, sedation is an excellent option for individuals with dental phobia, ensuring a stress-free experience.

Yes, sedation minimizes discomfort during the procedure and can reduce post-operative pain.

Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

If so, here comes sedation dentistry. Thanks to the progress of dental science, you have nothing to worry about for any dental service you need, such as dental implants, tooth extraction, root canal, etc.

Call us today and give yourself the oral care and hygiene you deserve.