Dr. Yusuf Jadwat - Specialist in Periodontics and Oral Medicine

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Sedation Dentistry

Sedation can help you deal with dental phobias, and alleviate the discomfort and fear that are often barriers to receiving care. We offer two forms of sedation dentistry, oral conscious sedation and IV sedation, so you can feel calm and relaxed in the dental chair while we work on giving you a healthy smile. Talk to us about your concerns...
  • IV Sedation
  • Oral conscious sedation

Oral conscious sedation?

This is a process whereby a prescribed sedative drug is taken orally, to produce a relaxed and sleep-like state. Once the medication wears off, most patients feel no discomfort or residual effects from the dental visit. The effect of the drug lasts for several hours, therefore it is imperative that someone takes you home and stays with you, until you have completely recovered.

What is IV sedation?

IV sedation works much like oral conscious sedation except that the drugs are administered intravenously (in your vein) by a qualified anaesthetist. With IV sedation, the effects are felt much quicker than with oral sedation and more control over the relaxed, sleep-like state.

What We Offer

  • Routine Periodontal Care

    Periodontal maintenance/supportive care is an ongoing treatment plan designed to monitor and intercept on recurrence of gum disease.

  • Laser Periodontal Treatment

    This treatment removes diseased or inflamed soft tissue by gently passing a laser between the gums and teeth.

  • Dental Implants

    A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that a periodontist places into your jaw to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth (bridge) or they can be used to support a denture.

  • Implant Maintenance

    Implant therapy is now a standard part of care offered to patients and therefore, an increased need for proper professional maintenance of these implants is required.

  • Periodontal Plastic Procedures

    Our oral surgery services include: tooth removal, soft tissue grafting, bone grafting, and sinus elevation.

  • Sedation Dentistry

    Sedation can help you deal with dental phobias, and alleviate the discomfort and fear that are often barriers to receiving care.

  • Oral Medicine

    It is a specialty of dentistry concerned with the oral health of patients with chronic, recurrent and medically related disorders of the oro-facial region, and with their diagnosis and management thereof.

  • Oral Cancer Screening

    Oral cancer is one of the few types of cancer that has not decreased in incidence over the past several decades.

  • Plaque Control

    Advice for good oral hygiene. Caring for sensitive teeth, choosing oral hygiene products, and professional cleaning.