As an authorized non-hospital general anaesthetic facility, Driftwood Dental is proud to offer our patients a full suite of sedation options including Oral Sedation, Nitrous Oxide, IV Sedation as well as General Anesthetic. 

  • General Anesthesia

    At Driftwood Dental, General Anesthesia is administered by Dr. R.B. Richardson Physician/Anesthetist.  What is anesthesia? The word ‘anesthesia’ means ‘loss of sensation’. General anesthesia is a state of controlled unconsciousness and freedom from pain. Anesthetists are specialists who give the anesthetic and look after your health during and after surgery. Nothing will happen unless you understand and agree with what has b...
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  • General Anesthesia FAQ

    Here are a few frequently asked questions for you to consider when seeking General Anesthesia dentistry in a non-hospital facility. Well before any procedure requiring General Anesthesia, our anesthetist will review your medical history to ensure that you are a candidate for General Anesthesia. What is General Anesthesia (GA)? The word ‘anesthesia’ means ‘loss of sensation’. General Anesthesia is a state of controlled unconsci...
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