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Capnography is a tool that is an essential part of how we administer sedation dentistry during procedures. This tool is used when you choose some form of minor to moderate sedation during a procedure.
Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Before we elaborate on the benefits of capnography, it is crucial to see the benefits of sedation dentistry and treatment by your Board Certified oral surgeon:
- You feel calm and free from anxiety or stress about a dental procedure or surgery.
- Sedation allows for more work to be completed in one sitting, requiring fewer visits in the future.
- Experience more enhanced treatment outcomes and solutions
We are The Oral Surgery Group, our physicians are Board Certified and practice with a compassionate, personalized approach. Our focus is on finding the right sedation solution for you. We can discuss what options are available and appropriate for you.
How Does My Oral Surgeon Use Capnography?
As with any other form of surgery, it’s essential that doctors and clinicians closely monitor a patient’s breathing whenever you are under sedation. Capnography allows us to keep your breathing rate under close observation for the duration of your treatment. It’s so beneficial to oral surgery and sedation dentistry that these organizations developed mandatory standards of care and practice guidelines for using capnography: