An increasing number of people are depending on anesthesia for their dental treatment. There are many circumstances in which sedation dentistry can benefit both the patient and dentist:

Fear and anxiety
Young children unable to cooperate or lay still
Previous traumatic dental experiences
Complex medical conditions
Extensive treatment plans
Low pain threshold
Difficulty getting numb
Fear of shots or needles
Hyperactive gag reflex
Limited time for multiple dental visits
Alzheimer’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease
Cerebral Palsy
Down Syndrome
Developmental challenges
Co-existing medical issues
Psychiatric disorders