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How Does Sedation Work?

Sedation is a method of completely relaxing your mind and body, allowing dental treatment to take place with minimal disturbance and discomfort. Many nervous patients find that it enables them to endure lengthy procedures, feeling as though the time passed in just a few minutes.

The sedatives themselves are substances, legal and approved for use in dentistry. Most patients describe the effects as if you are in a trance-like state of relaxation. During this time, you will probably feel at complete ease, allowing our dentists to perform one or more treatments that might otherwise make some patients feel uncomfortable.

Sedation makes for happy patients

IV sedation involves an injection directly into the arm, which is a fast and effective method of application.

You may be required to have someone accompany you after your appointment, as you will be drowsy and unable to drive.

Although we pride ourselves on having a modern, comfortable, family-friendly dentist with a welcoming environment, some patients still experience anxiety. This is completely normal, and many people do have issues with the dentist in general.

Sedation allows for total relaxation, offering you comfort when undergoing multiple or lengthy procedures in a single session.

As well as sedation, we also provide use of The Wand, which a needle free anaesthetic. It’s great for needlephobes, and is comfortable for everyone else.


For more information about our sedation and other techniques, please call us on 0121 550 6958 or email one of our friendly team at info@halesowendental.co.uk.

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