Your North Calgary Choice for Sedation Dentistry!

If the thought of going to the dentist causes significant fear and anxiety, you are not alone! Many people put off seeing a dentist because of the stress and fear involved, letting their oral health and maintenance suffer. SmileCode Dental is pleased to offer sedation dentistry options for anxious patients, to help you get the dental care you need.

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We look forward to hearing from you soon. Call SmileCode Dental
at (403) 453-4557 to book a Sedation Dentistry appointment!

Your North Calgary Choice for Nitrous Oxide!

If you feel mild to moderate anxiety about visiting the dentist, nitrous oxide might be just what you need. This safe and effective mild sedation option offers pain management and reduced anxiety, so you can receive the treatment you may have been putting off.

What is Nitrous Oxide?

Nitrous oxide, commonly referred to as laughing gas, is mild sedation administered through the use of a small mask that fits over your nose, allowing you to breathe in a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen. It is highly effective for the management of pain and anxiety, helping patients remain relaxed and comfortable during the dental treatment they require.

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We look forward to hearing from you soon. Call SmileCode Dental at
(403) 453-4557 to book a Nitrous Oxide Sedation appointment!

Your North Calgary Choice for Oral Sedation!

Oral sedation offers a safe and effective means of moderate sedation to manage your pain and anxiety, allowing you to receive the treatment you require.

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What is Oral Sedation?

Oral sedation, also called conscious sedation, involves the taking of a prescribed dose of sedative medication, in pill form, before your procedure in order to reduce anxiety related to the experience. An initial dose is usually taken approximately one hour before the dental procedure. Treatment may include additional dosing on the night preceding the procedure, to help with anxiety-related insomnia. Ultimately, the amount of medication taken will be decided by your dentist, and it will depend on your specific case; the dental procedure, your body mass, the length of your appointment, and your comfort level. This type of sedation significantly relaxes you, while you remain awake, helping to alleviate any stress and anxiety.

We look forward to hearing from you soon. Call SmileCode Dental at
(403) 453-4557 to book an Oral Sedation appointment!

Your North Calgary Choice for IV Sedation!

IV sedation is most commonly administered as “twilight” sedation. With this type of sedation, you are conscious during your dental procedure, but not very aware of your surroundings. You feel sleepy and might not remember much of the procedure after it is over. That means you can still respond to verbal commands or gentle nudging, and you should not need help breathing. The dentist administers IV sedation intravenously, which means through your vein. The other IV Sedation option is general anesthesia, which is relatively uncommon and used only if a patient needs significant oral surgery, or is resistant to other types of sedation. With general anesthesia, you are totally unconscious. This type of sedation needs to happen in a hospital or specialized clinic with either a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist administering the sedative intravenously, and monitoring your vital signs.

Sedation Dentistry | SmileCode Dental | NW Calgary | General Dentist

We look forward to hearing from you soon. Call SmileCode Dental at
(403) 453-4557 to book an IV Sedation appointment!