What Is Non-conscious Sedation?

Sedation dentistry is the process of administering medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. There are two types of sedation, conscious and non-conscious. Based on the drug delivery method, conscious sedation may be classified as inhalation, oral, intravenous, and intramuscular sedation.

For inhalation sedation, nitrous oxide is used as the sedative. It is the most common technique used by dentists.

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What Is Malocclusion?

In adults, malocclusion is usually treatable with a cosmetic procedure, which can help align the teeth. Braces are commonly used for teeth alignment issues while jaw surgery is required if the malocclusion case is severe.

In both cases, children and adults will need to wear retainers after the treatment period. The retainers are used to ensure that the teeth do not drift back to their previous positions.

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