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Sedation

We appreciate that many of our patients experience symptoms of anxiety before and during a visit to our practice.

While we do everything we can to make the experience as comfortable as possible for all our patients, we understand these anxieties can be difficult to overcome.

That’s why we offer our nervous patients the option of undergoing sedation when they come to us for treatment. We provide IV sedation, as well as inhalation and oral sedation options for those who would prefer to avoid the use of needles as much as possible.

Though you will remain awake, the sedative will cause you to slip into an incredibly calm and relaxed state. When the treatment is over, you may not remember much about the procedure, if anything at all.

Patients who would like a sedative must bring a friend or family member to drive them home after their treatment. The sedatives we use can take up to 24 hours to leave your system, so it may be a good idea to clear your diary for the following day.

If you have any worries or anxiety ahead of your appointment, call us on 020 8224 7562 to discuss how we can make your visit more comfortable.

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