Conscious sedation is a procedure where you are partially put to sleep. The conscious sedation is a combination of medicines that are used as both sedative and anesthetic products. This combination will keep your child awake throughout the procedure. However, it will not let your child fall asleep altogether (partially sleeping).
Conscious sedation will help you with fast recovery so that you can get back to your daily chores as soon as possible. If the doctor gives you oral sedation Pedodontics dentistry, it will take around 30 to 60 minutes for you to feel the effects. The medicine is mostly used for short and uncomplicated endodontic procedure as it wears off quickly.
After consuming the sedative, your blood pressure may go down, and your breathing will slow down too. Your assigned health caretaker will be by your side throughout the procedure to make sure that you are doing okay. Speaking of breathing issues during the conscious sedation dentistry, though you should not need help with your breathing, you will be provided with oxygen through oxygen masks or IV tubes through your catheter (tube) into the vein. After the medicine wears off, you may feel a little tired and not remember much about the time during the procedure.