Dental IV Sedation can make dental work much easier for many patients. It could be the option that makes your next dental visit a pleasant experience. What Is Dental IV Sedation? This process is also known as intravenous conscious sedation. A safe drug is administered intravenously before a dental procedure. Unlike general anesthesia which leaves a person unconscious, you will not be unconscious during your procedure. You will experience a twilight sleep and have no fear or anxiety. Benefits Of Dental IV Sedation Many people are afraid of dental procedures, usually due to bad experiences in the past. If you
Barbara has been a patient of Stoner Periodontic Specialists for over a year. When she came to our office in Columbus, Ohio, she had serious gum disease that had caused deep pockets in her gums. Her primary care dentist cleaned her teeth four times per year but that wasn’t enough. Her dentist recommended she see a periodontist and referred her to Stoner Periodontic Specialists. After the initial periodontal consult, Barbara’s doctor suggested Laser Periodontal Therapy to fix Barbara’s gum disease. Barbara felt well-informed going into her procedure because her doctor had given her literature to read beforehand. “I had the opportunity to read and then I had the opportunity
Carol is a 71 year old patient of Stoner Periodontic Specialists in Columbus, Ohio. She was referred to Dr. Stoner by her dentist because she was suffering from gum recession and had developed very deep pockets in her gums. Due to her gum disease, her gums were starting to pull away from the tooth, letting bacteria come in contact with the bone. Carol chose Dr. Stoner because she had laser peridontal surgery in the past and wanted to find a periodontist who performed that procedure in Columbus. During her laser periodontal therapy, Carol experienced no pain and didn’t use any sedation.
Cindy is a gum disease patient of Dr. Stoner’s from Hilliard, Ohio who was suffering from a severe case of gum recession. Like many patients, she had an overall fear of dentists and dental procedures due to unpleasant experiences in the past. Cindy decided to come to Stoner Periodontic Specialists when her gum recession became too painful and she was suffering from lots of sensitivity in around her teeth. Dr. Stoner used dermis tissue for Cindy’s gingival (gum) graft instead of her own tissue because there were so many teeth that needed to be fixed. “It was quite painless. I
Betsy works for a litigation firm in Columbus, Ohio and was referred to Stoner Periodontic Specialists by her general dentist because she was suffering from gum disease and pressure in her sinuses. Like many, Betsy’s past dental experiences had not been very pleasant. She grew up with an “old school” dentist when she was younger and had a very bad experience with a periodontist who performed a gum tissue graft. Understandably, it took Betsy’s general dentist a very long time to convince her to come see Dr. Stoner! Luckily, Betsy finally did call us to schedule a consultation. Betsy admits that