Happy Chompers Pediatric Dentistry offers general anesthesia for kids, which allows many children to undergo dental procedures that they otherwise would not be able to. With this method, a sedative is administered with an IV, and the child literally sleeps through the entire treatment, waking up with no memory of it. This approach enables Dr. A to provide care in the most comfortable and safe way possible for many children, and to learn a little more about how it works and if your child would be a good candidate for it, contact us today for questions.
Your initial thought may be, “Why would my child need general anesthesia for a dental appointment? Isn’t that too much?” In most cases, yes, the situation does not call for this level of sedation. But, for many children, it’s absolutely necessary. Dr. A may suggest general anesthesia for your child if they:
If you’re considering general anesthesia for your child, Dr. A will answer all of your questions and make sure your mind is at ease well ahead of the procedure.
Be sure to take the following steps if your child is going to receive general anesthesia:
Dr. A is a board-certified pediatric dentist in Katy with nearly a decade of experience, and he partners with a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist to provide IV sedation dentistry for kids, ensuring the safety of our young patients. He is also licensed by local hospitals, so the procedure can either be performed in our office or a hospital setting depending on the needs of the patient as well as what makes everyone feel most comfortable.
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