Dr. Smith is certified in moderate sedation, and he loves that he can offer a solution for those with large treatment plans or dental anxiety. Let us know if this is a service you are interested in, and we can answer any questions you have.
Dr. Smith is certified to do moderate sedation, and he loves to do it! For certain patients and for children, we have a nurse anesthetist that we work with regularly.
The 2 used almost every time are fentanyl and midazolam (aka versed). Others that are used commonly are ketamine, dexamethasone, and ondansetron (aka zofran)
Allergies to these drugs are extremely rare, but Dr. Smith does keep reversal and emergency drugs on hand.