Sometimes a little help is required to help overcome these anxieties… at least until patients find out that our treatment is not as scary as they imagined!
For our phobic (or initially nervous) patients, we have a few choices….
This can work really well, especially for children if required.
Patients are very comfortable and lightly conscious. This is most often the preferred choice for impacted wisdom teeth, especially in nervous or phobic patients. This option reduces the post operative side affects and inherent risks and cost of general anaesthetics.
One of Kawana Dental’s advantages with twilight sleep is that our anaesthetist treatment comes under Medicare.
Medicare rebates allow this treatment to be much more affordable.
All options are very successful for the initially “phobic” patient. However, we pride ourselves on turning scared patients into happy ones :-).
Some things to consider which are necessary for twilight sedation:
We currently carry out GA’s at The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital