General Anesthesia for Children Age 3+

At Driftwood Dental in Courtenay, BC, we're proud to provide General Anesthesia as a sedation option for children who face emotional or physical barriers to sustained dental care.


Safe, Effective Dental Sedation For Kids

At Driftwood Dental, we always do our best to make children feel comfortable by always providing gentle care. But for some children, these types of efforts aren't enough to make them feel at ease. For children who need more than just our usual methods in order to receive dental care calmly and comfortably, we offer general anesthesia.


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About General Anesthesia

As an authorized non-hospital general anesthesia facility, Driftwood Dental is proud to offer dentistry General Anesthesia to healthy adults and children age 3+.

All appointments involving General Anesthesia is provided by our Physician/Anesthesiologist, Dr. R. B. Richardson.

Our Dentists and Pediatric Specialist may recommend General Anesthesia for children in need of extensive treatment, those who have limited comprehension, behavioural challenges, or who may be highly sensitive for a dental visit.

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General Anesthesia FAQ

Here are a few frequently asked questions for you to consider when seeking General Anesthesia in a non-hospital facility.


Before any procedure requiring General Anesthesia, our Anesthesiologist will review your child's medical history to ensure that they are a candidate for General Anesthesia.

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