A nationwide telephone study involving over one thousand Canadians revealed that nearly 10% of them had some type of fear or anxiety associated with going to the dentist. That means 1 in 10 Canadians have some form of dental fear. If you’re someone who falls into the 10% category, don’t stress – treatment is available. 

At Brentwood Village Dental Clinic, we understand everyone has different levels of comfort when visiting their dentist. For this reason, we offer IV sedation dental services in Calgary to help ease your nerves. 

Keep reading to learn more. 

What is IV Sedation?

IV sedation dental services in northwest Calgary are perfect for you if you find yourself a bit squeamish at the thought of visiting the dentist. IV (intravenous) sedation is a system where the dental patient is placed in a drowsy state through a blend of pharmaceuticals administered via an I.V. 

Sedated patients can still maintain cognitive function. They can sustain an active airway and reply to physical stimulation, as well as verbal instructions.

IV Sedation Services in Calgary

Used for patients who are worried, tense, or anxious, IV sedation helps to calm you if you’re ill at ease about your dental visit. When you have been sedated, the anxiousness is no longer an issue as your nerves settle and a sense of drowsiness replaces your once worrisome emotions. 

The pharmaceuticals not only provide a calm and relaxed feeling, but a strong sense of pleasantness and comfortability also become prominent. With a price of $685.00; IV sedation is not included in the cost of your dental appointment. However, there are insurance companies that may pay for a portion of the fee.

Is IV Sedation Safe?

We at the Brentwood Village Dental Clinic in Calgary are committed to not just your oral health, but your overall safety in regards to any dental services. As such, during the process of sedation; your blood pressure, blood oxygen level, heart rhythm, and more are carefully monitored. 

We have emergency room quality monitoring devices that are unparalleled for your safety. Moreover, our team of dental experts is highly trained and certified in IV sedation best practices. 

Other Services

At Brentwood Dental, it’s our mission to make sure we’re equipped to handle all your dental needs – whatever they happen to be. View our list of dental services below to see which ones you may require:

Dental Bridges

Sometimes – despite your best efforts – your natural teeth just aren’t able to hold up. They can become chipped, cracked, or damaged. And when this happens, dental bridges can be of tremendous value. Also referred to as ‘fixed bridges’, dental bridges are great for replacing broken or missing teeth. 

This is done by a bridge that’s securely fastened in position by crowning the healthy, abutting teeth on either side of the missing, chipped, or broken tooth. 

Root Canal Treatment

If a tooth nerve is infected, instead of pulling it out, you can get a root canal in order to keep the tooth. You can avoid issues such as bone loss, drifting teeth, and other jaw problems by keeping your tooth. A root canal treatment is a procedure that eliminates infections and preserves teeth. 

It begins by removing the infected or dead pulp from your teeth or tooth. The area within the tough coating of each tooth is referred to as the root canal system. When germs gain access to your tooth via cracks or cavities, your tooth may become abscessed. 

An abscessed tooth has an infection in the pulp. And if the pulp is infected, it must be taken out. An abscessed tooth can result in pain, inflammation, headaches, and more. And if it isn’t treated properly, major health concerns can present themselves.

Teeth Whitening

Everyone knows the importance of a bright, white, and healthy smile. And here at Brentwood Dental, we want to help you achieve that smile, so you can feel more confident, outgoing, and live a better quality of life in the process. We provide numerous teeth whitening services to help your smile beam like never before! 

The process we adhere to for brightening your teeth involves a methodical treatment plan. This allows us to ensure all your teeth are whitened with the proper tone, and that no two teeth have dissimilar shading. 

Give New Life to Your Oral Health Today

Whether you need dental crowns, bridges, fillings, implants, night guards or anything in between – we here at Brentwood Dental Clinic are your one-stop-shop for all things dental. Proudly serving Calgarians at our warm and friendly clinic in Northwest Calgary. 

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your dental needs. We’re excited to hear from you. 

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