Help! 6 root canals upcoming. ? About deep sedation.

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Having 6 root canals/crowns done soon. My dentist has deep sedation, not IV. Anyone have experience with this? Thank you in advance, I’m getting nervous.
 
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Hi Birmstone14,

I am not sure what you mean by deep sedation, if it is not IV. As far as I know there is IV sedation or general anesthesia. Do you mean that maybe?

All the best wishes
 
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Hi Birmstone14,

I am not sure what you mean by deep sedation, if it is not IV. As far as I know there is IV sedation or general anesthesia. Do you mean that maybe?

All the best wishes
They give you three pills when you get to the dentist, one of them is triazolam, lorazepam and I’m not sure what else.
 
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Ok, so you are given pills. I don't have any experience myself, but you can read some details about this type of approach here:

 
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Tomorrow is the big day, if it’s not too much trouble say a little prayer for me. I hope I don’t die. I will let you know how it goes 😃
 
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Brimstone..

I'll be thinking of you tomorrow and will say a prayer... any special time? We are with you and believe everything will be ok.. :grouphug:
 
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Update! Wow! If anyone has any question about oral sedation let me put your fears to rest. I was scared when I got there, took the pills and sat in the low lit room about 40 minutes, then the next pill was mashed up and put under my younger.. and then I woke up in my bed! No pain! Apparently the only funny thing I said to the dentist was I felt “buttery” lol thank you all for your support
 
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Under my tongue that should have said
 
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That is great! I am glad it went well.
 
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:jump::jump::jump: yeah, that fantastic news! Give yourself a huge pat on the back! Sounds like it was quite powerful stuff you got. Take care!
 
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