Sedating child dental work
I have no idea how to choose or which one is safer etc.
My grandson had the sedation at hospital was much easier, then dealing with a screaming kid trying to be sedated. My husband is a general dentist (adults & older children only) and be believes that CMH is the best care for little ones.
As they age, members of the Baby Boomer generation don't like to admit that they're senior citizens, but they love getting discounts. Full sedation through IV placement for the duration of the procedure.
It's kind of a quandary, because some of the best deals available are reduced prices for older folks. I suffer from multiple medical conditions which require special clearance, for someone who is petrified of anything dental this was well worth it.
The effects of nitrous oxide go away just a few minutes after the mask is removed, so there is little to no recovery time before your child is feeling back to normal.
Nitrous oxide does not significantly take away sensation for your child, it simply reduces pain and helps to ease feelings of fear and anxiety about the procedure and about having to sit in the dentist’s chair for a longer period of time than usual.
It’s an extremely safe way to make sure your child is comfortable during otherwise uncomfortable dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, and extractions.
Nitrous oxide is a mild sedative that can be easily controlled, does not affect heart rate, and has no ill effects on the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, or brain.
His arms or legs may feel heavy, but he will have no problem moving.Nitrous oxide has no odor and, used in combination with oxygen, does not in any way disrupt normal breathing.The ratio of nitrous oxide to oxygen is about 30% to 70%, so the effect is very gentle.Mechanic thought it just needed freon but that was not the case. Did you know that nitrous oxide has been used in dental procedures for 100 years?