We understand that a dental implant treatment or other surgical care can cause feelings of anxiety. Our team wants you to be as comfortable as possible. That’s why we’re proud to offer sedation dentistry options to help you feel relaxed and at ease.

Dr. Li is one of few periodontists in Suwanee, Georgia, to hold a hospital-based anesthesia certification, qualifying him to provide IV sedation during your treatment. We’ll discuss this option before your appointment, helping you decide if sedation dentistry is right for you and what you can expect.

Call 770-310-7822 or schedule a consultation today to learn more and plan your treatment.

What is IV sedation?

Intravenous sedation (IV sedation or IVS) is often recommended for surgical procedures or for patients who experience severe dental anxiety.

Distributed through intravenous injection, this sedative medication will help reduce your level of consciousness during treatment. Because IV sedation is delivered directly into your bloodstream, Dr. Li can precisely control your level of sedation and make adjustments as needed.

Benefits of IV sedation

Easier and more convenient than general anesthesia

Eliminates stress and anxiety from the treatment process

Less postoperative discomfort than other sedation options

You won’t remember anything about the procedure

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Common questions about IV sedation

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How do I prepare for IV sedation?

Our team will provide you with specific instructions to help you prepare for your appointment. For example, eating and drinking should be stopped at least eight hours before you are given IVS. Dr. Li will give more detailed instructions depending on your appointment time. We’ll ensure you know what to expect.
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Can any periodontist perform IV sedation?

While most dental care providers can perform nitrous oxide, very few can perform IV sedation. Dr. Li is trained and licensed to perform IV sedation to help ensure you have a comfortable and successful treatment.
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How does IV sedation work?

A small IV needle will be introduced into your vein and a sedative injected directly into your bloodstream. You’ll slip into a deep level of relaxation and be mostly unaware of anything that’s going on.
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Does IV sedation put you to sleep?

IVS works quickly and provides an adequate level of unconsciousness to block any awareness of the dental procedure being performed. While it doesn’t put you completely “under,” your level of grogginess afterward will require a friend or family member to drive you home. You should spend the remainder of the day resting and you may or may not remember anything about the procedure itself.

More sedation dentistry options available!

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Peach State Laser Periodontics & Implants is committed to staying up to date with new technology and techniques that minimize discomfort while maximizing your experience and results.

Other sedation dentistry techniques used at our office include…

  • Local anesthesia (numbing solution)
  • Nitrous oxide
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I have personally worked with Dr. Li and can honestly say that all of his care is personal and top notch! I definitely recommend him for any periodontal and implant treatment! — Dr. Matt Johnson


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