IV sedation is another type of moderate conscious sedation. Instead of taking the medication by mouth, it is delivered directly into your bloodstream. As a result, it takes effect quite quickly. IV sedation is MD monitored and can be adjusted as needed.
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One of the biggest problems caused by emerging wisdom teeth is that they are impacted. Simply put, a wisdom tooth is one that cannot properly erupt through the gum tissue. It may not even be able to erupt at all. The tooth could be blocked by bone. It may be growing in at an angle. No matter what is causing your wisdom teeth to be impacted, it can lead to serious complications.
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In the past, oral surgery was performed with a manual metal tool known as a scalpel. While effective, the scalpel was known to cause significant bleeding, along with serious pain and swelling following procedure. The laser has changed all of that. The laser light cauterizes your tissues as it cuts, minimizing bleeding. It also causes less disruption to your tissues, which means less pain and swelling while you are healing.
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