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Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Yes: You can have IV sedation with medical clearance, if necessary.
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Yes: Conscious sedation (I.V.) is most common, but general anesthesia can be used as well, most often in a hospital setting.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
The Comfort Zone: If you are one of the many people apprehensive about oral surgery, you can request sleep dentistry for your comfort. You could just sleep through your dental treatment. Sleep dentistry allows appropriately trained dentists to create a safe and comfortable dental experience.

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