The average fee for oral conscious sedation is about $300. Some dentists don’t charge, whereas others ask as much as $650.
A third offer IV sedation, charging about $500. But intravenous sedation fees ranged from $250-$800. Only 6% have general anesthesia capabilities. Ranging from $320 to $1200, anesthesia costs around $700.
“My IV sedation fee is based on the amount of time needed to complete dental procedures,” said a Florida pediatric dentist.
“Most of the time I don’t charge for the sedation as these are usually very large (20K plus) cases,” reported a Texas dentist.
To hear more of what dentists had to say about sedation dentistry, please click play and watch the following survey video –
Conscious sedation dentistry helps lower patients’ anxiety and marketing sedation dentistry to the anxious dental patient is a smart way to bring in new dental patients.
What do you charge for oral conscious sedation at your dental practice?
For more on this survey see: Sedation Dentistry: Cost of Peace of Mind