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General Anesthesia

General Anesthesia in Dentistry, Ensuring Comfort and Optimal Care

General anesthesia in dentistry is a specialized approach that prioritizes patient comfort and safety during complex or invasive dental procedures. At Family Dental Group, we recognize the significance of providing a comfortable and anxiety-free experience for our patients. We’ll delve into the realm of general anesthesia, its benefits, applications, and address common questions through an FAQ section. Moreover, we ensure your access to optimal care by offering various financial assistance options.

What is General Anesthesia?

General anesthesia involves the administration of medications that induce a deep sleep-like state, rendering the patient completely unconscious and free from pain during a dental procedure. This approach is particularly valuable for patients with dental anxiety, extensive procedures, or complex surgeries.

The Advantages of General Anesthesia

  1. Enhanced Comfort: General anesthesia ensures that you remain comfortably unconscious throughout the procedure, eliminating any discomfort or awareness.
  2. Stress and Anxiety Reduction: For patients with dental phobia or anxiety, general anesthesia provides relief from the emotional distress associated with dental treatment.
  3. Pain-Free Experience: Dental procedures performed under general anesthesia are painless, as you’re unaware of the procedure’s progression.

Applications of General Anesthesia

  1. Complex Surgeries: General anesthesia is often utilized for complex oral surgeries, such as impacted wisdom teeth removal or reconstructive procedures.
  2. Young or Anxious Patients: Children or patients with severe anxiety may benefit from general anesthesia to ensure a stress-free experience.

The General Anesthesia Experience at Family Dental Group

  1. Consultation: The journey begins with a detailed consultation at Family Dental Group. Our experienced team will assess your medical history, discuss your dental needs, and determine if general anesthesia is suitable for your case.
  2. Anesthesia Administration: On the day of the procedure, a qualified anesthesiologist will administer the anesthesia to induce a deep sleep-like state.
  3. Monitored Care: Throughout the procedure, our team will closely monitor your vital signs and comfort levels to ensure your safety and well-being.

Financial Assistance for Your Dental Care

At Family Dental Group, we understand that your comfort and care should be accessible. We offer the following financial assistance options to ensure your dental experience aligns with your budget:

  • Preferred Provider for Most Insurance Plans: Our practice is a preferred provider for most insurance plans, alleviating concerns about out-of-network coverage.
  • Rubicare Membership Program: Enhance your savings with the Rubicare membership program. Sign up at Rubicare.com for only $79 per year per individual and save up to 25%-50% off dental treatment. With dozens of participating providers across Montana, you can enjoy valuable discounts.
  • Flexible Payment Options: We accept major credit cards and cash payments for your convenience.
  • CareCredit Financing: Through CareCredit, we provide financing solutions to make your dental experience stress-free and comfortable.

Frequently Asked Questions about General Anesthesia

  1. Is general anesthesia safe?
    Yes, general anesthesia is safe when administered by trained professionals. Our team ensures your safety and closely monitors your well-being throughout the procedure.
  2. How long does it take to recover from general anesthesia?
    Recovery times vary, but most patients regain consciousness shortly after the procedure. However, it’s normal to experience grogginess for a period of time.
  3. Can I eat or drink before a procedure under general anesthesia?
    To ensure your safety, it’s important to follow the fasting instructions provided by our team prior to the procedure.
  4. Are there any side effects of general anesthesia?
    Side effects may include grogginess, nausea, or sore throat. Our team will provide guidance on managing any potential discomfort.

Contact Family Dental Group for Comfortable Dental Procedures

For patients seeking a comfortable and anxiety-free dental experience, general anesthesia at Family Dental Group offers an ideal solution. Reach out to schedule a consultation and discuss your dental needs with our team. With our focus on patient comfort, safety, and financial assistance options, we’re here to provide exceptional care that prioritizes your well-being throughout your dental journey.

Amazing Customers

5/5
I have been going to Family Dental for about 15 yrs. I have always been happy w\ the great, friendly service! I have never had a bad experience and all of the staff are wonderful and very pleasant! I will continue to use Family Dental for my dental needs.
Chad Elliott
5/5
On trip to Yellowstone I broke a tooth. Family Dental to the rescue. Thank you Dr. Knable, Kendra, and all the staff who were friendly, helpful, and totally professional. I needed a crown and it was all done in a few hours. The crown feels perfect and I can smile again. Thank you!
Gigi de Jong
5/5
Excellent Dentist in Jason T Knable and Exceptional Staff. He put on 2 ???? Crowns on the same day-!-
Mark Alan Henley
5/5
Both the dentist and hygienist were very kind and extremely understanding and helpful about dental anxiety. I didn’t feel judged or uncomfortable at all about the state of my teeth. I will absolutely be coming back if I have any more issues with my teeth. The best dental visit I have ever had, even though my filling turned into a tooth extraction (that they did right there in the office, as comfortably as possible, after offering a call to an oral surgeon if I decided I would feel more comfortable under sedation). I’m glad I stuck it out and let them take care of it!
Katelyn Diggs
5/5
Dr Jason was super awesome. I went in for an emergency molar pain. Had it out and us on our way quickly. Love these guys everyone was helpful, professional, and nice
Rhonda Foster
5/5
I recently got a mouthful of Crowns, done by Dr. Macy. She was incredible. She contacted me regularly (even on her days off!) to check on me. I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Macy, Dr. Dusseau (our Dentist, who was on vacation) and Timmye (Assistant). My teeth look amazing. Thank you Family Dental!
Jesse Poole
5/5
Annette Dusseau went above and beyond to accommodate my medical needs by placing a temporary crown and helping with an expedited permanent crown. She was thorough and explained everything she was doing. I highly recommend this office!
Shawn Hiesterman

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