Oral Sedation

 This Oral Medication used for Oral Conscious Sedation in dentistry are from a group of drugs known as Benzodiazapines. Not only do these medications have a sedative effect they also have some degree of  amnesic effect for most people. Patients remember little or nothing about their dental appointment.

Advantages to Dental Oral Sedation:

  • Easy to administer: Swallow a small pill 
  • It is safe and easy to monitor
  • Works well for most people
  • Low Cost

Disadvantages of Dental Oral Sedation:

  • The level of Sedation is not easily changed
  • Someone must drive you to and from your dental appointment
  • There is no analgesic (pain relief effect)

What medications are used for Dental Oral Sedation?

  • The most common medication is Halcion (triazolam). Halcion provides a deep level of relaxation and amnesia effect. 
  • For children the most common medication is Versed (Medazolan) which is a liquid.

Back

Connect With Us

Ready to come in for an appointment?
Contact us today!

Timothy J. Delcambre, DDS, MHA
Douglas Delcambre, DDS
Make Life Better With A Great Smile!

New Orleans Dentist, Dr. Timothy J. Delcambre, DDS is a dental professional dedicated to General, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry such as Dental Exams, Cleanings, X-rays, Fluoride, Dental Makeovers, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Crowns, & more. Please come and visit New Orleans, LA dentist Timothy J. Delcambre, DDS.