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Many people are reluctant and tense about undergoing dental treatments as they think that these procedures are painful. The fear of pain and anxiety stop even people with serious dental issues from approaching dental specialists.

For such people, Bay Street Dental Group offer sleep dentistry options that can ensure painless dentistry experience. Our options for sleep dentistry in Port Melbourne are very safe and comfortable and perfectly complement with other dental procedures.

A Relaxed Dental Experience

Through our sleep dentistry solutions, we can provide you with a relaxed dental experience. We provide sedatives to give you a relieved experience during the dental procedure. While general anaesthesia makes patients completely unconscious, we also use other options that can relax you than making you knocked out.

We administer minimal, moderate, or deep sedation based on your requirements and dental procedure needs. Though most of these options keep you awake, you may or may not remember the treatment procedures after the dental treatment.

Who Can Choose Sleep Dentistry Solutions?

Though anyone can undergo sleep dentistry for a relaxed dentistry experience, it is highly recommended for people who struggle with:

  • Difficulty to achieve numbness
  • Anxiety or panic disorder
  • Needle phobia
  • Autism
  • Sensitive tooth
  • Complex dental treatment needs
  • Sensitive gag reflex
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Types Of Sedatives

As a leading dental clinic in the region, Bay Street Dental Group provides various options for sleep dentistry in Port Melbourne. We administer the following types of sedatives to our patients:

Inhaled Sedation

It is usually a minimal sedation where you breathe nitrous oxide through a mask placed on your nose. It helps you to relax, and the dentist can adjust the amount of sedation based on the requirements.

Oral Sedation

Oral sedation is ideal for people who want minimal to moderate sedation. We administer the oral sedatives one hour before the dental procedure. For minimal sedation, we offer you a pill of halcion or diazepam. For moderate sedation, we provide a larger dose to ensure sufficient relaxation during the treatment process.

Intravenous Sedation

We have the option to administer it for moderate as well as deep sedation. The drug is usually injected into a vein and produces quick results. The dentist also gets the option to adjust the level of sedation during the treatment process. The deep sedation keeps you asleep throughout the treatment process.

Call Us Today To Learn More About Sleep Dentistry

Call us today on (03) 9646 2577 to learn more about our sleep dentistry options. You can also reach out to our experts online with your questions on sleep dentistry.