Anesthesia

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When you come to our office for your procedure, you’ll have a few different anesthetic options. Dr. Nathan Cejka can help you make to the decision, based on your specific procedure and your own concerns and preferences.

We only use Local Anesthesia when necessary. This sets us apart from most dentists in Parker, CO. Many teeth can have the cavities removed with minimal discomfort and without the use of shots or injections. Using modern technology and finely honed techniques, Dr. Cejka has treated tens of thousands of teeth without anesthetic. Most patients treated with this technique expressed far less discomfort during the procedure than when they received a traditional Lidocaine (used to be called Novocain) injection. We will let you know if your cavities can be treated without numbing when you come in for your consultation.

Local anesthetic

If necessary, a local anesthetic will allow you to remain awake and conscious throughout your procedure. A medicine would be directly injected into the area where the procedure will be performed.

Local anesthetics are typically used during more simple dental procedures, such as basic tooth extractions or minor gum procedures.

Nitrous oxide sedation with local anesthetic

With this option, you would still be given the local anesthetic as described above, but in addition, a mixture of nitrous oxide (also known as “laughing gas”) and oxygen would also be given to you through a mask or nasal apparatus. You would remain conscious, but extremely relaxed.

This type of sedation can still be used in simple procedures, but also can be used in more involved procedures like wisdom tooth extraction or in the placement of dental implants. This is also a good choice for those who have dentist-induced anxiety!

Depending on the procedure you have at our office, you may also need a pain reliever after treatment. Analgesics are used to relieve pain and can be broken into two groups: non-narcotic and narcotic:

  • Non-narcotics are the most common drugs used for relief of a toothache or pain after dental treatment. They include acetaminophen, aspirin, and non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen.
  • Narcotic analgesics, such as opioids, act on the central nervous system to relieve pain. They are only used for severe pain.

In office IV or Oral Sedation

  • For some people, the thought of going to the dentist is terrifying. We understand how you feel! That’s why we offer multiple different levels of sedation to meet your anxiety needs. You can choose how deeply you or your child will be sedated. In some rare circumstances, it may be more appropriate for you or your child to be seen in a hospital setting where we can take extra precautions to keep you or your loved ones safe.

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  • "The Best Dental Experience in Parker."
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  • "The Most Gentle Dentist I've Ever Had."
  • "These Guys are AMAZING with Kids!"

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Phone: 720.851.5020

Email: info@theparkerdentist.com

18551 E Mainstreet #1C
Parker, CO 80134