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I wasnt asleep. I just couldnt open my eyes or talk. I felt them pulling my teeth out, it was horrible. Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Tell me about your experience with conscious sedation please : By anewday , October 30, in General Education Discussion Board. Recommended Posts. Report post. Posted October 30, Did you take any anti anxiety medication beforehand vallium? Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I had conscious sedation for lithotripsy to blow up kidney stones. The actual procedure was fine.
So that's my exp with conscious sedation - a very, very bad come down.
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A lot of dental offices use terms such as "sleep dentistry" or "twilight sleep" when talking about IV sedation. This is confusing, because it suggests that IV sedation involves being put to sleep. In reality, you remain conscious during IV sedation. You will also be able to understand and respond to requests from your dentist.
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Luckily the pain didnt last beyond them actually pulling the tooth out. The recovery was easy. Go To Topic Listing. Sign In Sign Up.