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Is sedation dentistry safe?

Sedation dentistry is a safe way for patients to ease into a calm state of mind that allows them to relax.

While there is always some inherent risk when using sedation, we dose our patients with a minimal amount of nitrous oxide that will wear off by the end of the appointment.

This is called conscious sedation. The patient will not be completely sedated but put into a relaxed state.

Because it is a light sedation, there is minimal risk to the patient, and the vast majority of patients respond well.

For patients who suffer from anxiety or the fear of the dentist, this can change the experience of going to the dentist. With sedation dentistry, patients can get the dental care they need.

To determine if light sedation is right for you, contact your local SC dentist.

Mount Pleasant, SC Sedation Dentistry

East Cooper Smiles is proud to provide sedation dentistry to its patients. If you feel like sedation dentistry is a good solution for your dental needs or have more questions about it, please contact us today. 

Please schedule an appointment today to see how we can improve your dental experience and help you make your dream smile a reality.

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We have installed medical grade HEPA air filters across our office.  Staff have been equipped with protective masks and gowns to ensure their safety and the safety of our patients.  We are modifying our schedule to reduce the number of patients in the office an any one time.  We look forward to seeing all our patients back!