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Tuesday 9th April 2019

Nervous about visiting the dentist? Just relax!

We’re one of the few regional practices able to offer intravenous sedation to patients who are nervous about having treatment.

Administered by Dr David Robinson who has over 30 years experience providing in dental sedation, it’s a simple, safe procedure that quickly relaxes the patient and enables treatment to be undertaken without anxiety.

Unlike a general anaesthetic, sedation doesn’t involve being ‘put to sleep’ and the patient is able to breathe normally and respond to verbal instructions. After treatment, most patients are unable to remember anything about the procedure.

The photograph shows the results of the work we were able to complete in just one visit for a patient who opted for IV sedation…