General Anesthesia and Sedation

What is conscious sedation?

The general anesthesiologist has deep sleep, which is created by the patient's consciousness clearance with some medications. This is not a general anesthetic, it is applied in the dental examination office, not in the hospital or the operating room. The patient may perform the commands he / she received from the physician. Dialogue between the patient and the doctor is possible If the dentist says to open his mouth, the patient can easily do this. During the procedure, the anesthesiologist monitors the patient and monitors his pulse and tension.
The patient should be aware of the effect of the drugs after the operation and the oral treatment of the mouth, pain, dislikes of voices, etc. Will not be exposed to psychological trauma. This will make it easier for the patient to develop dental treatment later in the session.

Is Conscious Sedation Safe?

Conscious sedation can be used safely both in adults and children. There are no known side effects. Adults are given intravenous (vascular). Dose adjustment is done according to weight. In children, oral (syrup), rectal (makattan), intranasal (burundan) applied shapes. Additional doses may be given depending on the duration of the dental treatment procedure. It is possible to do many dental treatments in one seansta (such as shots, fillings). After half an hour, the patient can go home. It is advised not to drive, to keep away from the work to be done, to rest. It is also advisable to come with a relative of the patient to the dentist's appointment.
Considering the benefits of conscious sedation, patients, and medicine that are made available for appropriate illnesses, it seems that the effort and time spent are worth it.

What do we do with conscious sedation?

  • In addition to creating a comfortable and safe environment for the patient, it completely relieves the feeling of fear and removes the anxiety from the middle.
  • Pain raises the threshold to make you feel painless.
  • The dentist provides an extremely comfortable working environment for the physician by removing the stress from the center and preventing unwanted reflexes.
  • Especially, it prevents psychological traumas that leave deep traces in the memory of children who are prone to fear.
  • It allows the local anesthesia environment to be better tolerated in some heart patients and hypertensive patients.

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