Sedation dentistry in Singapore involves administering a sedative drug before or during a dental procedure to help patients feel calm and comfortable, especially during long procedures. It is especially used for kids' dentistry as the little ones tend to be more hesitant in unfamiliar environments.
Although sedation dentistry is often referred to as sleep dentistry, patients are almost always awake so they can hear and respond to the dentist’s instructions.
Sedation/nitrous dentistry is suitable for anyone with:
We welcome patients from all walks of life. Our sedation dentistry for children is very safe and the dosage is adjusted according to your child’s age and weight.
Our paediatric dentist, Dr. Nicole Ann Lee, is trained in kids sedation dentistry. She works well with children across all age groups, including those with special needs.
Nitrous oxide is suitable for anyone afraid of going to the dentist regardless of procedure; but it is commonly used for long dental treatments such as;
Sedation for dental treatments is generally very safe and suitable for adults and children. However, if you fall into any of the following categories, you may not be suitable for sedation dentistry or laughing gas:
Please speak to our friendly team of dentists to discuss how we can make your treatment as comfortable as possible.
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