If your little one is nervous about seeing the dentist, sedation dentistry from Dr. Shwetha Raia and the team at Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry may be the best way to help them feel more calm and comfortable. But is sedation dentistry safe for kids?
The answer is yes! The drugs and techniques used to sedate kids at the dentist are carefully calculated to ensure their safety. Got questions about your options, or how we keep your little ones safe? Read on to learn more, or get in touch to schedule your child’s appointment in Arlington right away.
Sedation dentistry is very safe for kids of all ages. Even younger toddlers can be sedated safely at Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Shwetha Rai has years of experience in pediatric dental sedation, and has undergone specialized training to ensure that she can sedate kids of all ages safely.
We also take steps to make sure that sedation is right for your child. Dr. Rai will discuss your child’s health history with you, get a list of any medications and supplements they may be taking, and make sure that they're a good candidate for pediatric dental sedation.
Our team also keeps a close eye on your little one and their vital signs throughout their entire appointment. Sedation complications of any kind are extremely rare, but if we notice anything out of the ordinary, we will be ready to take any necessary action.
At Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Rai’s specialization in pediatric dental sedation allows us to offer a wide variety of sedation options for kids in Arlington. Want to learn more? Here’s a quick overview of your options.
If you think that your child could benefit from sedation dentistry in Arlington but you still have questions about how it works, its safety, and the benefits of sedation for kids, Dr. Rai and our team are here to help. If you’d like to learn more or schedule a consultation, you can give us a call at (703) 646-1805 or contact us online. We’re always accepting new patients, and we’d love the opportunity to meet with you and your little one.