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Side Effects of Sedation Dentistry

Before you say “Yes!” to sedation for your dental treatment, it is important to know the potential side effects.  Sedation utilizes some relatively potent drugs, and they typically carry some side effects.  Not everyone experiences these side effects, but everyone is at risk for them.

If you plan to undergo dental treatment while sedated, be prepared for the following possible side effects:

All of the side effects of sedation are temporary.  Because many of them impair your ability to function, it is important to have a responsible adult with you until the medication has completely worn off, which usually takes 12-24 hours.

Interested in Sedation Dentistry?

Call Designer Smiles today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ann and Dr. Lauren.  Our wonderful team has the expertise and experience necessary to provide safe sedation for your dental treatment in our office.