Dental Treatment under general anesthetic is ideal when extensive dental treatment needs to be completed.
We perform the treatment in one simple appointment while you’re put to sleep. It’s ideal for adults who need multiple teeth extracted or filled, for children or for any person suffering dental phobia. Of course the first point of call for dental phobia would include lighter forms of sedation such as happy gas. However, for some people the idea of being put to sleep provides further reassurance.
How is General Anesthetic administered?
General anaesthetic is administered by a specialist medical anesthetist.
If pain is expected after the procedure, we inject a long acting local anesthetic so that you wake up pain free. In the case of extractions we may also prescribe you antibiotics – but this will depend on the level of difficulty of the extraction.
All our general anesthetic patients are treated at St.Andrews Hospital in Spring Hill. You need to allow a half day for the procedure. This covers the time needed for admission, treatment and recovery at the hospital. A fortnightly review will be required at our Dental On Park surgery.
Upon booking your consultation appointment you will be given a thorough information booklet as well as an admission booklet to fill out so that we can organise the appointment at the hospital.