Dr. Marshall Fields is a South Carolina sedation dentist. Sedation dentistry is the process of using sedation to improve patient relaxation, increase comfort, and reduce anxiety that accompanies some patients. We want and expect you to have a good experience with us, and for patients that have any anxiety or reluctance to make regular dental visits or have dental procedures done, sedation dentistry can provide the comfort and relaxation needed to get through dental visits and procedures.
You breathe in nitrous oxide to help you relax. Your dentist controls the amount of sedation you get, and the sedation wears off quickly. This is the only form of sedation where you may be able to drive yourself home after the procedure.
Oral sedation consists of medication taken by mouth. Depending on one’s medical history and length of procedure, the dosage and times given throughout the treatment will vary. This procedure is designed to fully relax you and produce an amnesic effect of the treatment provided.