Dentistry is the use of medically administered and supervised intravenous
("IV") sedation and is often referred to as "Conscious
Sedation" or "Twilight Sleep". It is the most advanced
form of dental sedation available and uses a combination of sedative
and pain relieving drugs to create a drowsy and dream like state
of deep, calming relaxation for the entire duration of your dental
When you wake up you will have no memory or recollection of the
noises, smells needles or drilling and usually there is no unpleasant
side effects, in fact you feel like you have woken from a very satisfying
sleep. No pain, no discomfort and no fear.
of the safety equipment that you would expect in a major hospital
will be provided to ensure your safety throughout the procedure
and supervised at all times by the anaesthetist.
advantage of sedation is that it does not require you to be an inpatient
of a hospital, which allows your procedure to be done in Dr.Olsteins
surgery, offering him access to all his resources and thus making
your treatment so much more efficient.
be ready to go home after a short recovery period in the company
of another responsible adult who is prepared to stay with you for
24 hours. You are usually ready to go home after 20 to 30 minutes.
our practice, sleep dentistry is administered by an experienced
specialist anaesthetist. He specialises in dental sedation and maintains
a practice providing sedation to dental patients as well as many
other forms of complex surgery. He is by your side the entire time.