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What is the drug of choice for wisdom teeth removal sedation?

What is the drug of choice for wisdom teeth removal sedation?

Versed: Versed is a short acting benzodiazepine that is a powerful anti-anxiolytic medication. It is normally given with other drugs, like a narcotic, to provide adequate sedation for patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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In usa is it considered best practice to pull wisdom teeth without sedation?

In usa is it considered best practice to pull wisdom teeth without sedation?

Depends: There are a variety of sedation techniques utilized, including oral, nitrous oxide/oxygen, IV conscious sedation, and general anesthesia. Whether or not you are sedated, as well as the type of sedation offered, may depend on who performs your surgery, the anticipated difficulty of your surgery, your anxiety level and physical health, as well as your personal preference. ...Read more

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Which sort of sedation should I go with to get all four of my wisdom teeth out?

Which sort of sedation should I go with to get all four of my wisdom teeth out?

Depends: The type of sedation recommended for the removal of four wisdom teeth will depend on your medical history, physical status, position of your teeth, your expectations, level of apprehension, sedation options offered by your dentist or surgeon and what you are comfortable with. First and foremost is that your surgery be performed safely as well as comfortably. ...Read more

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I am getting my wisdom teeth extracted I was wondering what I can expect as far as sedation the procedure itself and pain and recovery after?

I am getting my wisdom teeth extracted I was wondering what I can expect as far as sedation the procedure itself and pain and recovery after?

Pain control: and safety are the keys to successful treatment. It is up to you and your surgeon to choose the right anesthesia for you according to your needs. You may have local anesthesia, conscious sedation, deep sedation that depresses your consciousness; or general anesthesia, which makes you lose consciousness and remember nothing. Do not procrastinate and make a call today. ...Read more

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Can you have IV sedation for wisdom teeth surgery?

Can you have IV sedation for wisdom teeth surgery?

Yes: Many oral surgeons will use i've sedation. Others prefer to use general anesthesia in a hospital setting. It depends on the patient, degree of surgical severity, locale, and other factors. All can be discussed with your surgeon at the consultation visit before surgery. ...Read more

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Why is IV sedation needed for wisdom teeth surgery?

Not a must: Sedation s for fearful people. Or for people not wanting to hear, or feel the slightest pressure in their mouth. Sedation may help the dentist treat you if you can not sit still. ...Read more

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Do they usually do deep sedation for wisdom teeth removal? Or conscious sedation.

Do they usually do deep sedation for wisdom teeth removal? Or conscious sedation.

Varies. Oral surgeon.: The options range from just local anesthesia, to oral sedation, to deeper sedation or general anesthesia via IV. Make sure you have a consultation by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon, who can evaluate you and offer all options. ...Read more

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Getting wisdom teeth pulled out with no sedation. Will i feel a lot of pain?

Getting wisdom teeth pulled out with no sedation. Will i feel a lot of pain?

You shouldn't: As long as you are proper local anesthesia, you shouldn't feel a thing during the procedure. Sedation is optional and helps many deal with the mental aspect of removing teeth but is not necessary for the numbing part. Afterwards, it's normal to have some discomfort or pain (varies with difficulty of extraction) which is easily handled with pain medication. Discuss these issues with the surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to get two of my impacted wisdom teeth removed under Valium sedation, what is that like?

What to do if I have to get two of my impacted wisdom teeth removed under Valium sedation, what is that like?

Ask: Ask the surgeon or anesthesiologist actually going to treat you. They would give you a better answer having the ability to see and talk to you personally. ...Read more

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When a patient is going under IV sedation for wisdom teeth , are the vitals monitored? and if so which vitals?

When a patient is going under IV sedation for wisdom teeth , are the vitals monitored? and if so which vitals?

Non-stop monitoring: of any patient undergoing IV sedation for dental procedure is very important for ensuring the safety of the patient. During the procedure, the doctor who is administrating sedation will closely monitor the condition of the patient including heart rate and function, arterial blood pressure and lung function. ...Read more

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