In order to offer our patients fully comfortable and painfree treatment, all treatments at Indexmedica are performed under local anesthesia, with use of internationally recognized as the most effective and safest anesthetics.

Patients may be also anesthetized "under computer control" with the special The Wand system, which guarantees efficiency and predictability of anesthesia

 

 

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Computer Controlled Local
Anesthesia Delivery System - The Wand®

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Computer Controlled Local
Anesthesia Delivery System - The Wand®

 

Conscious sedation

Conscious sedation sometimes called relaxation dentistry is a combination of medicines to help you relax and to block pain during a dental procedure. It allows you to enter a state of deep relaxation, eliminate fear and anxiety. Conscious sedation lets you recover quickly and return to your everyday activities soon after your procedure. The procedure is carried out by an expert sedation anaesthesiologist with assistance of a nurse. Unlike General Anesthesia where a patient is completely unconscious, asleep, and unable to respond,  patients under conscious sedation, although they won't feel any pain are able to respond to commands and breath on their own.
As communication is key with any dentist-patient relationship, conscious sedation is an excellent option for patients who are afraid of the dentist.
One of the major benefits of sedation dentistry is that people often feel like their dental procedure lasts only a few minutes, when in fact it might have taken hours to perform. Therefore, complex dental procedures such as eg. extensive surgical treatments that normally require multiple visits, can often be performed in fewer appointments with maximum comfort and safety.

Conscious sedation is recommended for patients who:

  • have hight fear of dentists
  • had traumatic dental experiences
  • have difficulty getting numb
  • have a bad gag reflex
  • very sensitive teeth
  • complex dental problems
  • limited time to complete dental care

It is important to have a responsible adult escort, who is capable of looking after the patient unaided, must accompany the patient home after treatment.
It is alse required to have blood tests before conscious sedation.

Conscious sedation up to 2 hours costs 250 EUR.

 

 

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Tomasz Muszyński MD

Specialist in anaesthesiology and intensive-care medicine

Doctor Muszyński graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Postgraduate training at the Clinical Hospital in Krakow. In 1994 he became a first-degree specialist in anaesthesiology, 3 years later became a second-degree specialist in anaesthesiology and intensive-care medicine. He completed his postgraduate studies at the FEEA (2001). For 8 years he worked as an assistant at Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He has a  vast experience of over 20 years of work in anaesthesiology and intensive care for dental surgery and preventive dentistry. Doctor Muszyński had worked in several hospitals in Krakow (Państwowy Szpital Kliniczny, Szpital Uniwersytecki) and the University Dental Clinic. For over 17 years he has cooperated with several dental offices and clinics. He participates in implantology training courses organised by the Central European Implant Academy. He is an author and co-author of over 70 scientific articles and papers which were published by Polish and foreign specialist journals dealing with anaesthesiology, intensive-care medicine, acute and chronic pain management. Also, he is an author and co-author of many congress reports, presented both in the country  and abroad, articles on peri-operative treatment in maxillofacial surgery and ENT surgery, on post-operative pain management and clinical toxicology. Tomasz Muszyński is a member of Polish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy  (Polskie Towarzystwo Anestezjologii i Intensywnej Terapii). Since 1994 he is a lecturer at the Medical Faculty Jagiellonian University in Krakow.  He trains medics in anaesthesiology, first aid and intensive-care medicine. He has specialised in sedation and sedoanalgesia in dental surgery and in preventive dentistry.