Oral Sedation Dentistry


Oral conscious sedation can be a great choice to alleviate anxiety before your dental appointment here at our Flowood office. Your dentist will prescribe a pill for you to take shortly before your visit. By the time you arrive, you'll feel relaxed and ready for your treatment.

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WEBVTT 00:00:06.640 --> 00:00:10.170 Sometimes we'll provide oral sedation. 00:00:10.200 --> 00:00:13.140 The dentist will provide that. 00:00:13.170 --> 00:00:18.860 There have been some situations where the patient needed IV sedation for certain 00:00:18.880 --> 00:00:24.020 parts of a procedure that were more extensive, and then they were able to come 00:00:24.050 --> 00:00:29.660 back and just under oral sedation with an anxiety pill, they can take that and get 00:00:29.690 --> 00:00:33.500 them through, say, like the placement of a denture, for example. 00:00:33.530 --> 00:00:38.140 But before that, they may have needed a full mouth extraction, in which case they 00:00:38.170 --> 00:00:41.340 needed IV sedation to help them get through that. 00:00:41.370 --> 00:00:43.580 Sometimes we do that in combination on 00:00:43.610 --> 00:00:48.820 different visits, and that's where we tailor the anesthetic to each patient 00:00:48.850 --> 00:00:52.080 according to what they need need for each given procedure.

Dr. Danny O'Keefe

Family Dental Care

At Family Dental Care in Flowood, MS, Dr. Danny O'Keefe and his experienced team provide patients from throughout the greater Jackson area with superior general, cosmetic, and restorative dental care. Our office is equipped with modern dental technology and we offer complete sedation services to enhance patient comfort. Dr. O'Keefe is affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Mississippi Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

To schedule an appointment, please fill out our online form or call (601) 936-2526.

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