Before any Local Anaesthetic is injected into your gum tissue, Surface Anaesthetic Gel is placed in your mouth
Appledore can also engage the services of a visiting sedationist to administer medication through a vein in your arm or back of your hand. they act very much in the same way an anaesthetist does in an operating theatre, looking after your health and wellbeing during the procedure.
Your dentist will of course still be doing your dental treatment.
The visiting sedationist will use electronic equipment to measure your blood pressure, heart rate and the amount of oxygen in the blood to ensure good health.
Patients with certain medical conditions will be excluded from this type of sedation.
You will require an escort to take you home and you must NOT drive or operate machinery for up to 24 hours after this type of sedation.