Sedation Dentistry

Dentist in Overland Park

Sedation Dentistry uses medication to help you relax for a better dental care experience. Sedation dentistry can even help patients with severe dental anxiety.

Sedation dentistry offers many benefits to meet your individual needs. Sedation allows your body to relax more completely. This increases the effectiveness of local anesthesia. Sedation dentistry reduces the sensation of passing time. This can be very useful if you need complex or multiple treatments in a single sitting. It also prevents your muscles from stiffening or becoming sore due to spending extended periods of time in one position.

We offer Intravenous Sedation, or IV Sedation. Your sedation is closely monitored by experienced dental professionals who ensure your safety and comfort.

IV Sedation, is generally used with shorter treatment sessions. The effects are immediate and may cause you to feel as though you slept through the treatment. You may feel groggy when the IV is stopped, but this will fade over the next few hours. You will need someone to provide your transportation on the day of your procedure. While there are no lingering aftereffects, the sedative effects of these options can take up to 24 hours to fully diminish.

Your safety is our top priority. At your appointment, be sure to tell us:

  • Any prescription medications or over-the-counter medications you are taking.
  • Any herbal or nutritional supplements you are using.
  • Any allergies you have, particularly medication reactions.
  • Any health conditions you have.
  • Any questions or concerns you may have about your treatment or about sedation dentistry.

For more information about using sedation dentistry with your next treatment, contact Haake Family Dental LLC.

Haake Family Dental / Dentist in Overland Park
4601 W. 109th St., Suite 222 / (913) 381-6644

VISIT OUR OVERLAND PARK DENTAL BLOG

Overland Park Dental Office

  • An Important Reminder About Your Next Dental Appointment

    April 13th 2018

    At times, life can seem to move quickly. Between work, school, sports, and social events, it can seem there is little time left for you and your health. It's imperative for a healthy mouth and body to always have your...

  • Digital X-Rays

    April 9th 2018

    X-rays, or radiographs, have long been used in dentistry. Traditional film x-rays are a safe and effective part of your dental care, but they do require a small amount of radiation. In our office, we utilize digital x-ray technology that...

  • You Need to Know About Oral Thrush: Here’s Why

    April 6th 2018

    Even a healthy mouth is lined with bacteria. Normally, your daily oral hygiene routine helps prevent oral health complications. However, it is possible to develop an excess of bacteria and fungi, which can lead to additional problems. Here’s what you...