Sleep Dentistry

Sleep Dentists In Sippy Downs

If you are very anxious, or having more complex surgery, we offer twilight sedation, which is also known as sleep dentistry. Your visit to our sleep dentists on The Sunshine Cast will be relaxed and you will have no memory of it. Our sleep or sedation dentist service is provided under the supervision of a visiting anesthetist, adhering to the strict guidelines of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists. This includes the use of all necessary monitoring and safety equipment.

Why Choose Sleep Dentistry?

As a leading provider of sleep dentistry on the Sunshine Coast, we understand that some patients are very anxious about visiting the dentist. It is often better to see a dentist when you have dental problems as soon as possible. Worrying about the problem in this case often makes it worse, due to not taking any action.

Aside from being an option for anxious patients, sleep dentist treatments may also be more effective in some circumstances. under sedation, more work may be completed during dental implant or other complicated procedures. This can reduce the amount of appointments required for this type of service, which can save time, and also costs.

Sleep dentistry facts

The fee attributed to intravenous sedation as part of a sleep dental treatment may be applicable for a rebate from Medicare.

Please be aware that regardless of the sedation method used during a sleep dentist appointment :

  • You will not be able to drive home or operate machinery after your procedure
  • A responsible adult must accompany you home and there needs to be a friend or family member who can stay with you for 24 hours after sedation
  • Local anesthetic and numbing cream will still be administered to your mouth during sedation dental treatments
  • We ask that you provide us with details of all medications you may be taking, whether or not your doctor prescribes them and including any health supplements or natural remedies

Please contact our friendly team on (07) 5477 0889 for further information or advice on sleep dentists Sunshine Coast residents can trust.

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