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Can the dentist sedate you so you're out for the entire appointment

I have a severe fear of the dentist.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:53 PM on May. 4, 2013 in Health

Answers (11)
  • what are you having done? Most won't do it for simple,short procedures
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:54 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • yes
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:55 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • Or prescribe you some alprazalam for anxiety.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 5:57 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • Get laughing gas (nitrous oxide.) Then you won't really care what's happening.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 6:06 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • They give my mom Valium before she goes because she has a severe fear
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 6:15 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • I will probably end up having to have two or three teeth pulled
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:15 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • If they offer it they can. For major things like root canals and crown build ups I get sedation. My insurance won't cover it so I pay extra. Or I will take a xanax before. It's prescribed to me.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 8:15 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • Yes but it is treated a surgery with the fasting before hand and the need of a driver after.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 8:29 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • Ok great thanks everyone :)
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:12 PM on May. 4, 2013

  • Yes.... my DH's dentist has to sedate him for just about everything. Goggle "sedation dentistry" in your area!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:31 PM on May. 4, 2013

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