To be able to provide intravenous sedation safely, both the dentist and the practice need to meet strict requirements that have been set out by our national health body, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). (AHPRA is the organisation responsible for the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme across Australia.) The following are …Read More
There is an additional cost associated with sedation dentistry to cover the additional staff, equipment and the materials required in each appointment. The fee also allows us to continue to invest in our ongoing training so that we can be sure that Corinna Dental Group can offer the best environment for this type of work …Read More
Your first appointment will be a consultation appointment. It’s an opportunity for you to come in, to meet Dr Chris Hardwicke and the Corinna Dental staff, to familiarise yourself with the environment. We’ll assess your clinical needs and talk you through the whole process so that you’ll have a clear understanding as to what’s going to …Read More
It’s Sedation Dentistry Awareness month here at Corinna Dental. Throughout the month we’ll be bringing you information about Sedation or Sleep Dentistry as part of our focus on educating and providing helpful resources to the Canberra community.
A quick look at an online medical dictionary tells us that Sedation is: “…the act of calming by the administration of a sedative. A sedative is a medication that commonly induces the nervous system to calm”. This dictionary then goes on to discuss situations in which sedation might be offered to people or how it might …Read More