Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

Yes. Conscious sedation (I.V.) is most common, but general anesthesia can be used as well, most often in a hospital setting.
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.
Yes. You can have IV sedation with medical clearance, if necessary.

Related Questions

Would I be asleep while having oral surgery on my teeth?

Most likely. Nearly all oral surgery can be done with just local anesthesia but a large number of people desire to not be aware of it because it may entail cutting of the gums and teeth. Also many are nervous about having oral surgery and desire anesthesia. If the procedure is very difficult, long or possibly difficult to numb adequately anesthesia is appropriate. Talk to your oral ; maxillofacial surgeon. Read more...
Can be. Many people choose to have conscious sedation or even general anesthesia for this . Sedation (I.V.) is safer and perfectly adequate. Good Luck. Read more...
Of course. Thanks to sedation dentistry you can have a number of dental procedures or surgery performed in just one visit. Ask your dentist for more details and request IV sedation. Read more...

Can you please tell me if I will be asleep while having oral surgery on my teeth?

Oral surgery. Not necessarily. You may opt for it at an oral surgeon or get just local anesthesia. Its your choice usually. Read more...
Not necessarily! . Most dental procedures are in reality "surgical" and are done without being "put to sleep" with general, twilight or oral sedation. Root canals, gum treatments, extractions and fillings all are successfully performed under locally injected anesthetic with less risk to the health of the patient and at less expense. Exceptions: severe patient anxiety and/or need for immobilization. Read more...
If you want to. Most dental surgeries can be done with local anesthetic. Many people would rather not be awake for these surgeries and ask to be sedated. Many oral surgeons prefer to perform these surgeries under sedation. Ask your surgeon the pros and cons of sedation. Read more...
Optional. You need to discuss your options with your oral surgeon. Many people opt for conscious sedation or general anesthesia. Sedation is safer and all most people need. Some few opt for just local anesthesia and are fully awake. The choice is yours if you are medically cleared for sedation. Best of luck. Read more...

Do you think I should choose to be put to sleep for oral surgery?

Safe Sedation. For your comfort and so your procedure runs more smoothly, eliminating any possible negative experience for you, i would recommend it. A good video to watch produced by the aaoms on safe anesthesia can be found here: http://youtu.Be/8tg040oyxpq. Read more...
Personal choice. That is a very personal decision and should be made after a discussion between you and the dentist who will be performing the surgery. Each case\person is different. The vast majority of my patients are completely comfortable with local anesthesia (and 'sweet air') and are not sorry for their decision afterward. Some prefer to have IV sedation and for them that is the best and right decision. Read more...
Yes. Depending on your health status IV sedation is always easier on you and your doctor. Read more...
Depends. This is a personal choice that should be made after consultation with your oral surgeon. It depends on many factors such as the type and length of procedure being done, medical history, anxiety level, presence of infection etc. Read more...

Do you know if they will put me to sleep for oral surgery?

You should. Talk to your surgeon about your case. I find that most people do not need to be sedated once they understand the procedure. Read more...

My 4 year old is having dental surgery on Friday, I was wondering how they put children under general anesthesia? Thanks!

ASK THEM! ALWAYS double check and ask questions on how and how much general anesthesia your child will receive for the dental work. Will it be at the hospital or at the office? Is it a general dentist with a dental anesthesiologist? If just a dentist, are they certified in sedation and GA? Also, be sure to mention and repeat if your child has any allergies to anything. good luck! Read more...
Anesthesia Consult. A pre-anesthesia consultation is recommended. It serves to educate the patient (parents) and clarify important issues. Read more...