Will I be unconscious while I am sedated?
Unconscious would mean that I could not wake you up. I use conscious oral sedation which means that I could ask you how you feel or ask you to close down to check your bite. But, most patients have little or no memory of their treatment. It is like you were asleep for your whole appointment. Most patients remember coming to their appointment and leaving the office and not much in between. Some patients lose the memory from the whole day.
This patient suffered from severe dental anxiety and avoided the dentist for about 20 years. We were able to put his fears at ease and do all the work required ... Read more
Thank you Dr. O'Neill and staff for taking such good care of me during my six hour sedation appointment! You truly help alleviate my fears with your specialized service ... Read more