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Fear-free dentist visits thanks to sedation
The CompletDent Dental Clinic tries to make the visit to the dentist as pleasant as possible for its patients. This also includes sedation at the dentist for a completely pain-free and fear-free visit to the dentist.
We accompany anxious patients with special care: Our anesthesia team puts together an individual medication for you, which ensures stress-free treatment and a quick, painless healing phase.
Where does the fear of the dentist come from?
The fear of going to the dentist is often related to the loss of control experienced. In addition, vibrations, pressure and treatment noises in the head area are experienced particularly intensely and frighteningly. For many anxious patients, the panic before going to the dentist is caused by traumatic experiences in childhood or horror stories from their circle of friends.
In the CompletDent Dental Clinic Budapest we attach great importance to personal and empathetic care. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you suffer from dental anxiety - we specialize in anxiety patients and are sure to find a suitable solution!
What we do to make your visit to the dentist easier
In order to make your visit to us as pleasant and anxiety-free as possible, we use proven methods to reduce anxiety:
- pleasant atmosphere the reception and practice rooms
- Kindness & Understanding - we always greet you with a smile and hold hands with you in stressful situations
- trustworthy communication with the doctor - A calming conversation before the treatment helps to put the feelings into words and to reduce the stress
- Aromatherapy with specially selected essential oils that relieve stress and anxiety and promote relaxation
- Music during treatment - You can listen to the radio or play your favorite songs through headphones
- Pressing a stress ball during treatment
- awake sedation or general anesthesia - Especially with longer treatments it is helpful for many anxious patients to switch off the consciousness completely or partially with modern anesthesia methods
What types of sedation are there at the dentist?
Sedation at the dentist will be in addition to local anesthesia used to treatment not only painless, but also free from fear and stress close.
The sedation dampens the function of the central nervous system and turns off consciousness partially or completely.
A distinction is made between moderate analgesic sedation and general anesthesia.
Analgesic sedation - relaxed treatment in twilight sleep
Analgesic sedation is also known as twilight sleep, deep sleep, sleep anesthesia, partial anesthesia or small anesthesia. It is based on a combination of drugs Analgesics and sedatives (Painkillers and sedatives) that have a Venous catheter are fed.
Before inserting the venous catheter, the skin is coated with an anesthetic ointment so that the puncture is not felt at all.
With this moderate sedation, the patient breathes independently and remains approachable. The drugs shield him from external stimuli, switch off the sense of time and turn him into one completely fear-free state.
In the CompletDent Dental Clinic Budapest become of one during wakeful sedation experienced anesthetists who has an overview of all vital values on the EKG.
An alternative to classic analgesic sedation is oral sedatives before treatment.
Sedation by general anesthesia
During treatment under general anesthesia at the dentist, the patient does not feel anything - he is busy and is under the supervision of an anesthetist artificially ventilated. The anesthetic is also here via one Venous catheter fed.
Individual drug cocktails for optimal healing
In addition to sedation, the CompletDent Dental Clinic in Budapest puts together an individual drug cocktail for you in order to provide optimal support after the treatment:
- Painkillers to effectively relieve wound pain immediately after the procedure
- anti-inflammatory agents to aid the healing process
- Antibiotics (if needed) to prevent post-operative infections
With this drug cocktail tailored to your personal needs and wishes, you can minimize the discomfort after the treatment and accelerate recovery. In addition to detailed application instructions for the medication, we also give you numerous tried and tested tips for the healing phase so that you can recover well.
Who is sedation at the dentist suitable for?
Sedation at the dentist is particularly suitable:
- for more extensive treatments, e.g. wisdom tooth operations or Implantations
- for anxious patients
- for people with excessive gag reflex or movement disorders
- for high-risk patients who cannot tolerate additional cardiovascular stress
- for mentally handicapped patients with a lack of cooperation
First visit to the dentist: is sedation possible in children?
In principle, the dentist can use an anesthetic for children from 2 years of age to facilitate the treatment or to enable it at all.
Good dentists always make their first visit to the dentist pleasant for children - with a lot of patience, praise and an examination without a drill. When the first treatment is due, a slight sedation can help to increase the willingness to cooperate and to avoid dental anxiety.
General anesthesia can also be considered for more extensive procedures.
Visiting the dentist during pregnancy: is sedation possible for pregnant women?
Women who want to have children are generally advised to undergo extensive dental treatment before the onset of pregnancy if possible.
When visiting the dentist during pregnancy, the following applies:
- If possible, sedation is avoided in the first trimester in order to avoid the risk of a miscarriage or malformation in the fetus.
- In the second trimester, certain sedatives can be used if necessary.
- In the third trimester, nitrous oxide sedation is usually well tolerated.
Even after birth, caution should be exercised with sedation if the child is breastfed: a detailed consultation with the doctor is advisable in order to find a solution that is safe for both mother and baby.
Can the elderly be sedated?
In principle, sedation is possible into old age. It is always necessary to weigh up in each individual case what the best solution is, given the general condition of the patient and the expected cardiovascular stress caused by the treatment and the sedation.
We often recommend awake sedation to older patients, as it is gentler and less risky than general anesthesia.
How does sedation work at the dentist?
Before each sedation, the dentist and the anesthetist will explain the process in detail and answer the patient's questions. In addition, they check the general health condition and ask about possible risk factors (medication intake, intolerance, previous illnesses, etc.).
On the day of the treatment itself, the procedure is as follows:
- Ask about correct observance of Lent and general health
- comfortable positioning of the patient on the treatment table
- Applying the venous catheter (if you are afraid of the needle, the puncture site can be numbed with an ointment)
- accompanied sleep phase
- Treatment under constant monitoring of the patient's well-being
- accompanied wake-up phase
- two-hour recovery period in practice
What side effects can I experience after sedation?
Both analgesic sedation and general anesthesia are proven and very safe anesthetic procedures. Unwanted side effects only occur in exceptional cases.
In the case of sensitive tissue, for example, bruises or temporary numbness at the puncture site of the catheter can occur, but these will subside by themselves after a short time. More serious problems are extremely rare.
What are the benefits of sedation at the dentist?
Whether sedation at the dentist is recommended or even necessary is always decided on a case-by-case basis.
Benefits of Sedation
Sedation reduces the physical and psychological stress on the patient during treatment: he is shielded from light, noise, pressure and vibrations so that he does not experience fear or stress. After the treatment, he has no memory of any details of the procedure.
Sedation helps anxious patients in particular to reduce their fear of the dentist
overcome. This allows you to take a relaxed approach to regular check-ups as well as necessary dental treatments in order to preserve your dental health and the beauty of your smile.
Sedation at the dentist: what are the costs?
In the CompletDent Dental Clinic Budapest we offer you high quality dental care at affordable prices Prices. Awake sedation (lasts up to 3 hours) is available for the first two hours from 300 euros. Each additional hour, if applicable, is charged at 100 euros.
Does the health insurance company cover the costs of sedation?
The statutory health insurance companies generally pay for the local anesthesia in order to ensure painless treatment. The costs for additional sedation at the dentist will only be covered if this is considered medically necessary, especially in the case of:
- Patients with severe, medically certified fear reactions
- Patients who cannot or will not cooperate without sedation, especially children < 12="" jahren,="" personen="" mit="" geistiger="" behinderung="" und/oder="" schweren="">
- Patients on whom local anesthetics cannot be used due to allergies or illnesses.
- bigger oral surgeryfor which local anesthesia is not sufficient.
For private health insurances or supplementary dental insurance, this is Assuming the costs for the visit to the dentist depends on the tariff chosen.
Will I be on sick leave after a sedation procedure?
The dentist always decides on a case-by-case basis whether a sick note is required after the dentist's visit. After analgesic sedation or general anesthesia, the ability to drive and do business is restricted for 24 hours, so that sick leave is usually required for the day of treatment and, if necessary, the following day.
After very stressful interventions such as a wisdom tooth operation or Dental implantation A sick leave lasting several days is quite common.
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