If you are considering sleep dentistry, a common name for sedation dentistry, you may be wondering if you are a candidate for the procedure. Sleep dentistry is good for people with dental anxiety who are not allergic to the sedatives used and who are able to plan appropriately for their procedure.
This page contains some basic information on who is a good candidate for sleep dentistry, but the only way to know for sure if you are a candidate is to talk to a dentist. To schedule an appointment, please call (305) 595-4616 or email Miami Designer Smiles today.
Sleep dentistry, or sedation dentistry, is recommended for patients who have one or more of the following problems that impair dental treatment:
In general, there are a few health reasons that prevent a person from taking advantage of sleep dentistry. However, you may not be a good candidate for sleep dentistry if you:
Elevated blood pressure may also require additional precautions.
Also important for sleep dentistry is the ability to plan and prepare for your procedure. This means:
If you are able to do this, then you may be a good candidate for sleep dentistry.
To be evaluated for sleep dentistry candidacy, please contact Miami Designer Smiles for an appointment today. We are proud to serve the Miami and Coral Gables areas of Florida.