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Sedation Dentistry Information

We offer a variety of sedation options to make your children's dental experience as comfortable as possible. Sedation is the use of medications to help your child's behavior as he or she undergoes needed dental procedures. It will help increase his/her ability to cope with the procedure and decrease anxiety and discomfort The different sedation options are provide by Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry are listed below and Dr De La Roche will help guide you as to what would be the best option for your child.

Prior To Your Appointment:

  • Please inform us of any change in your child's health and/or medical condition.
  • Let us know if your child is currently taking any medication or changes in his/her regular ones.
  • Tell us about any respiratory condition that makes breathing through the nose difficult for your child. It may limit the effectiveness of the nitrous oxide/oxygen.

IV Sedation

IV Sedation is recommended for very apprehensive or special needs children with dental treatment needs. Dr. De La Roche will perform dental treatment in the office under IV sedation, which is administrated and monitored by a certified anesthesiologist.