Pediatric Sedation Dentistry with the Pediatric Dental Center

Manage your child's dental anxiety with sedation dentistry in Kentucky.As a parent, you want the best for your child’s dental health, but we understand that a visit to the dentist can be a source of anxiety for many children. At the Pediatric Dental Center in Northern Kentucky, we are committed to ensuring that every child has a positive and stress-free dental experience. With our specialized sedation dentistry services, including IV sedation and laughing gas, we help children in Burlington and Cold Spring, KY, overcome their dental fears and develop healthy smile habits for life.

Why Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry offers numerous benefits, especially for children who may feel anxious or require extensive dental treatments. Here are some key advantages:

  1. Comprehensive Treatment in One Visit: Sedation allows for multiple dental procedures to be completed in a single appointment, minimizing the number of visits your child needs to make.
  2. Reduced Anxiety: Sedation helps alleviate the fear and anxiety associated with dental visits, making the experience more comfortable and less intimidating for your child.
  3. Positive Dental Habits: By ensuring that dental visits are pleasant, sedation dentistry helps children develop a positive attitude towards routine dental care.

Laughing Gas

Laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, is a popular sedation option for children. It helps them relax while remaining awake during their dental visit. Here’s why laughing gas is a great choice:

  • Effective and Safe: Laughing gas is a mild sedative that is both safe and effective for children. It helps them stay calm without putting them to sleep.
  • Quick Recovery: The effects of laughing gas wear off quickly, allowing your child to resume their normal activities soon after the appointment.

General Anesthesia

In some cases, more extensive dental work or higher levels of anxiety may necessitate the use of general anesthesia. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Comprehensive Care: General anesthesia is administered by a qualified anesthesiologist, ensuring your child is completely asleep during the procedure.
  • Safe Environment: Treatments under general anesthesia are performed either in a hospital operating room or in our practice with an anesthesia team on site, ensuring the highest safety standards.

Schedule a Sedation Dentistry Appointment

Our pediatric dentists at the Pediatric Dental Center have additional training and are fully licensed to provide sedation dentistry. We tailor our approach to each child’s unique needs, considering their dental requirements, age, medical history, and behavior.

If you have any questions about sedation dentistry or would like to schedule an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our friendly staff is here to assist you in every way possible.

We proudly serve the Northern Kentucky area, including Burlington, Cold Spring, Florence, Hebron, Covington, Erlanger, and Independence.

For more information or to book an appointment, call, text, or contact us using the form on this page. Let us help your child have the best dental experience possible at the Pediatric Dental Center!

Contact the Pediatric Dental Center for expert care!

5495 N Bend Rd Ste 102
Burlington, Kentucky 41005

Phone: 859-334-1248

418 Cross Roads Blvd
Cold Spring, KY 41076
Phone: 859-898-2273