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Are you familiar with the different types of sedatives that are available for your oral health care procedure needs? Everything from a mild relaxant up to a deep level of sedation can be administered to allow for your oral health care procedures to take place as needed. To test your knowledge of sedation dentistry, take the quiz below:

Question 1: What is sedation dentistry?
A: a field of dentistry designed to replace lost or missing teeth immediately
B: a new therapy that can help regrow teeth
C: a branch of dentistry designed to help calm and relax patients and assuage fears and worries associated with their oral health care at the dental office
D: all of the above

Question 2: Which of the following are benefits of sedation dentistry?
A: to help relieve dental anxiety
B: allows oral health care procedures to be given pain-free
C: makes surgeries much easier for the dentist to perform
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following is not a type of sedation dentistry?
A: meditative sedation
B: gas sedation
C: oral sedation
D: intravenous sedation

Question 4: Which of the following levels of sedation is not possible with sedation dentistry?
A: a calm and relaxed state
B: a light state of sleep
C: a deep level of unconsciousness
D: all of the above are possible

Answer Key:
C, D, A, D

If you want to experience the joys of a pain-free oral health care treatment, call Dr. Jack Smalley, Dr. Dawn Glover and our team at 505-327-3331 to schedule an appointment at our dental office in Farmington, New Mexico.