Anesthesia was invented by dentists in the earlier part of the 19th century, and, since then, sedation dentistry has become a critical part of many dental procedures. Today’s technology makes it possible to perform both simple and complex procedures in an office setting while maintaining maximum patient comfort and safety. As the surgical specialists of the profession, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are extensively trained in all aspects of anesthesia administration and sedation dentistry techniques. The ability to provide patients with safe and effective anesthesia has distinguished the specialty since its inception.
Outside of anesthesiologists, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons receive the greatest amount of training of any medical or dental specialty in the administration of anesthesia. Dr. Noori trained under the guidance of one of the nation’s most pre-eminent experts on dental anesthesia and additionally completed six months of general anesthesia training.
At Peak Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant Center, Dr. Noori offers a full range of comfort levels with all office-based procedures for adults as well as children. Whether you need sedation dentistry for a tooth infection or a standard wisdom teeth removal our Denver office is prepared to treat your individual case. At your consultation, he will discuss the best anesthesia options for you depending on the complexity of your procedure, your medical history, and the level of comfort desired. In addition to utilizing numerous standardized monitoring equipment, Dr. Noori uses gentle medications that are well tolerated and quickly metabolized. This allows for safe and comfortable procedures with a quick and smooth recovery.
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During your procedure at Peak OMS, one or more of the following may be used to eliminate discomfort and anxiety:
- pre-appointment sedative medication
- local anesthesia
- nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
- intravenous light, moderate, or deep sedation
- general anesthesia
Patients who have had procedures performed under intravenous sedation dentistry generally all describe their feelings during procedures as comfortable and surprisingly pleasant. Not everyone, however, is a candidate for in-office intravenous sedation dentistry and depending on his assessment and your medical history, Dr. Noori may need to recommend other options or performing your surgery in an outpatient or inpatient surgery setting.
The years of experience and training at Peak OMS make any dental extraction, including wisdom teeth removal by our Denver team, safe and comfortable with state-of-the-art sedation dentistry techniques.