Each state's dental board carefully regulates the use of sedation techniques.Many states require dentists to hold permits in order to perform sedation. It is usually safe, though, when given by experienced dentists.
It's sometimes referred to as "sleep dentistry," although that's not entirely accurate.
Patients are usually awake with the exception of those who are under general anesthesia.
Then, you and the nurse or doctor will decide if your child should have sedation.
A nurse or doctor at the hospital will give your child sedation.
An increasing number of dentists can give moderate sedation.