General Anesthesia

Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry is committed to offering the best possible care for your child’s dental needs, including the provision of general anesthesia services in North Carolina. Our approach to sedation dentistry is centered on ensuring maximum comfort and minimal stress for your child during their dental procedures. Every child deserves a positive dental experience, and we strive to make that a reality for every patient.

Our team of experienced dentists and staff work together to provide personalized care for each child. We understand that children can feel nervous or anxious about visiting the dentist, especially when it involves procedures like general anesthesia. That’s why our team takes the time to get to know each child and their unique needs, creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for them. We also use child-friendly language and techniques to help ease any fears or worries your child may have. Call us at 888.339.8108 to learn about our children-friendly anesthesia.

Boy smiling in dentist chair

What Is General Anesthesia for Pediatric Dentistry?

General anesthesia for pediatric dentistry involves the use of medication to put children into a deep sleep-like state. Unlike other forms of sedation, general anesthesia makes the child completely unconscious. They do not feel any pain or have any memory of the procedure. This method is safe and effective when administered by our team of highly trained professionals who monitor your child’s vital signs continuously throughout the procedure.

It typically involves a combination of inhaled anesthetics and intravenous drugs to keep the child under anesthesia throughout the entire dental procedure. This allows our dentists to work quickly and efficiently while ensuring your child remains comfortable and relaxed. General anesthesia is often recommended for children with extensive dental needs or those with difficulty sitting still during procedures.

When Is Children-Friendly Anesthesia Used?

Children-friendly anesthesia is employed in a variety of circumstances. It may be used for:

At Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we evaluate each child individually to determine the most appropriate form of sedation.

little girl giving a high five after general anesthesia
a little girl smiling about to receive general anesthesia

Benefits of Pediatric General Anesthesia

The utilization of general anesthesia for pediatric dentistry offers several benefits. First and foremost, it ensures that children are entirely comfortable and free of fear during their dental procedures. This can significantly improve their overall experience and perception of dental care.

Secondly, the use of general anesthesia allows our dental professionals to perform more intensive procedures or multiple treatments in one visit, reducing the need for multiple appointments. This is not only convenient for parents but also reduces the overall stress for children.

Finally, general anesthesia can help establish a positive association with dental visits, particularly for children who have previously had negative experiences. This can contribute to long-term oral health habits and a healthier smile in the future.

Call Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry Now

At Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, we proudly offer general anesthesia services in North Carolina. Our team of dedicated professionals has the expertise and experience to ensure your child’s comfort and safety during their dental procedures.

Do not wait any longer to give your child the best dental care experience. Contact us today at 888.339.8108 to schedule an appointment. Discover how our commitment to children-friendly anesthesia can make all the difference in your child’s dental visit. At Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s comfort, safety, and smile are our top priorities.