General & Sedation Dentistry

I.V. Sedation

Intravenous (I.V.) Sedation, also called Conscious Sedation or “twilight sleep”, means giving you medications to make you relaxed and drowsy directly into your bloodstream. A small plastic catheter is introduced into a vein in your arm or hand, similar to . . .
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General Anaesthesia

A general anaesthetic (GA) means being “put completely to sleep”. lt is done by a Board Certified Anaesthesiologist in an operating room environment. There is no awareness or recollection of your surgical or dental procedure. Reasons for selecting a GA . . .
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Extractions: Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth usually emerge from the gum between the ages of 17 and 24. They are the last of the large grinding teeth at the back of the mouth (molars). Some people never develop wisdom teeth but you could have . . .
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Extractions: Impacted Canines /Teeth

An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt (break through the gums) into proper position or function like normal teeth. Patients frequently develop problems with impacted third molar (wisdom) teeth, which are the most commonly impacted . . .
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Crowns & Bridges & Veneers

Crowns Crowns are fixed covers or caps that structurally support teeth. They can be either gold or porcelain (tooth color). Crowns are tightly bonded to the tooth and/or teeth and are used to repair teeth that have been badly broken, . . .
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Fillings

A dental filling is a type of restorative dentistry treatment used to repair minimal tooth fractures, tooth decay or otherwise damaged surfaces of the teeth. Dental filling materials, which include composite, porcelain and silver amalgam, may be used to even . . .
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Root Canal

Graphic showing a root canal procedureA root canal is a dental procedure that is used to remove diseased pulp tissue from inside the tooth. The narrow channels beneath the pulp chamber in the inner part of the tooth are hollowed . . .
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Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants are essentially artificial tooth roots. They can be used to replace a single missing tooth, multiple missing teeth, support a denture or restore an entire mouth. Implants are made of titanium. Titanium unlike other metals is not rejected . . .
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Sinus Lift

The maxillary sinuses are behind your cheeks and on top of the upper teeth. Sinuses are like empty rooms that have nothing in them. Some of the roots of the natural upper teeth extend up into the maxillary sinuses. When . . .
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Bone Graft

Minor Bone Grafting Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed. This often leaves a condition in which there is poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. In . . .
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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Too many dental problems may require full mouth reconstruction or rehabilitation procedures. These procedures can help to resolve gum tissue displacement, uneven teeth and also replace missing teeth. Full mouth reconstruction and rehabilitation procedures typically span several weeks and months . . .
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Gum Surgery

Gum treatment involves many different procedures depending on the severity of the gum (periodontal) problem. Gum treatment includes the cleaning of teeth, the cleaning of roots, surgery, grafting, or reshaping of the gums. It also includes specific training on diet . . .
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Botox

Botox Cosmetic medicine BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the brows in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of . . .
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Invisalign: Clear Tray Orthodontics

Invisalign takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you simply wear over your teeth. Wearing . . .
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Teeth Whitening: Spa-Dent/Bleaching

Spa Dent Teeth Whitening TreatmentThe Spa-dent whitening process provides the maximum whitening benefit, in the least amount of time with virtually no sensitivity, all under the supervision of your Dental Professional. The revolutionary gel formulation is placed in the dual . . .
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Oral Pathology

The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin called “mucosa”, that is smooth and coral pink in color. Any alteration in this appearance could be a warning for an abnormal, pathological process. There are . . .
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CT Scan

Today, three-dimensional imaging is offering diagnostic and therapeutic options in the fields of surgery, prosthetics, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry. GALILEOS was created to bring these options to life and integrate them efficiently into routine dental practices. If you would like . . .
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Patient Educational Video

Watch video’s on the many dental type of services we offer from our large selection. Everything from ‘How to Floss’ to ‘Removal of Wisdom Teeth’ (Read More button) link to video page.
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Creation Dental Lab

We are proud to offer our very own In-House Dental Laboratory at Burnaby Sedation Dental with Lab Technicians solely dedicated to our dentists at DentistsRus. Many dental offices need to send out models and impressions to have items such as crowns, veneers, bridges and night guards made for them, which can sometimes take weeks.
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