Telephone 1: 0118 939 4666

Telephone 2: 0118 950 9949



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If you want IV sedation whilst undergoing dental treatment, please read the patient pre-appointment information below. For more information on IV sedation, please click here


We have also included information for dentists wishing to refer patients to our clinic.

Documentation required by Reading Dental Sedation Clinic

Pre-appointment information for patients undergoing IV sedation:

All patients must be accompanied by a responsible adult and escorts must remain on the premises at all time whilst treatment is in progress

You will not be allowed to go home by public transport (bus or train). Your escort must drive you home or accompany you in a taxi, which can be arranged (taxi fare at own cost)

Patients must not EAT, DRINK or SMOKE for 4 hours prior to treatment. The only exception to this rule is for patients on medication. Please take all medicines as normal with a small amount of water. Please do not starve for prolonged periods, because it may make you feel unwell. Diabetic patients MUST have a light meal 2hours prior to treatment

Please download and read all the documents in detail and sign where necessary

Remember to bring all the documents with you on the day of treatment

Please download and complete the referral form. Patients with the following conditions will not be treated:


Airway or respiratory disease e.g. uncontrolled asthma/COPD

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Ischaemic heart disease e.g. recent angina/Ml in the last 6 months

Valvular heart disease, especially aortic stenosis

Uncontrolled hypertension e.g. BP above 180/100 mmHg

Morbid Obesity - BMI above 40 kg/m2

Pregnancy or children under 12

Musculoskeletal conditions e.g. myasthenia gravis

Uncontrolled epilepsy e.g. seizures in the last 6 months

Patients currently abusing drugs

Elderly patients with multiple illnesses and/or on various forms of medication

Dentist Referrals

Need a dentist? Call Reading Dental Sedation Clinic on:

0118 939 4666

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