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Sometimes: Triazolam is a quick acting drug with a short duration that is sometimes used to reduce anxiety prior to some medical procedures such as extraction of third molars. Your oral surgeon should review your sedation options with you prior to your extraction visit. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is klonopin (clonazepam) the cause of morning teeth clenching?Take klonopin (clonazepam) for sleep
Don't use either...: Ask your dentist before having the work done. The dentist may feel it is appropriate to check with your tpt (trusted primary physician), as well as which particular medicine to take before, or the night before. (halcion is an older sedative used for sleep; Valium is an old anxiolytics; both these names are brand names. These plus xanax, (alprazolam) serax, Ativan etc r all in diazepam family of drugs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The total fee may depend on where you live, whether or not you are insured, if the procedure is an eligible procedure covered under your insurance, the position of the teeth, type of anesthesia provided, where your surgery is performed, as well as the surgeon performing your surgery. You may also incur a charge for a consultation visit as well as any necessary x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but no alcohol: Diazepam will help to deal with anxiety about flying. Do not take with alcohol. It would also be helpful to have a guided imagery recording on your ipod, which will help you to relax more naturally. If you must fly often, you should consider working with a therapist to de-sensitize yourself and work on your phobia. ...Read more
I have a misaligned jaw (receding jaw, overbite) + crowded teeth.. If my dentist ask for extracting 4 teeth, is he categorized as tradtional orthodon?
No: Requesting tooth extractions does not qualify a dentist as an orthodontic specialist. A 10, 000+ hour post-dental school residency in orthodontics is required. An orthodontist will only do orthodontics, not cleanings, fillings, caps, etc. As an adult, with jaws that are no longer growing, you need the services of an orthodontic specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Be careful!: These medications are both sedating and potentially addictive. Always always always ask your personal physician what medicines to take and when. The dentist should make sure you are sedated not you. Ask the dentist the specific plans he/she has to make you comfortable during and after the procedure. Then, only take what is prescribed for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a better sedation for dental teeth removal? Laughing gas (nitrous oxides), or a fast acting benzodiaza?
Either: Both are possible treatments for sedation. Be sure that the dentist and dental team are properly trained. If you can do the procedure with nitrous oxide, i'd recommend that but if that is not enough and you need more sedation, then conscious sedation may be needed. Both are options with nitrous being safer but both are safe with properly trained individuals. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can your bite or teeth be so sensitive that any chip or adjustment throw off all the balance? Had front tooth chip 2 place. Grind, bonded. Ssri, geodon (ziprasidone)
Sure.: This spot that you had ground on could had been your favorite sub conscience spot. And you chipped it. The dentist tried to fix the spot and make it better but if this is where you mouth rested then you might need the area adjusted to get closer to where you want it to be. If your bit is off temporarily due to being open for your treatment then that too should pass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can psychotropic medications like buspirone, quetiapine, lamtical and cymbalta (duloxetine) cause tooth decay/ loose?
Indirectly, yes.: The medications you're taking can cause dry mouth, which can in turn result in higher tooth decay and gum disease among other things. This is a good time to connect with your dentist about your medical care & medications; determine if extra steps need to be taken to manage challenges before they become problems. Be well :-). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers