What’s keeping you from scheduling your next visit with the dentist? Is it nervousness or anxiety about how the appointment will feel? Then you might be an ideal candidate for sedation dentistry.
While various types of dental sedatives work in different ways, most patients report a pain free experience…or don’t recall the visit at all! That’s because some types of medications are also amnesiacs, causing you to forget what even happened.
When to Consider Sedation Dentistry
How do you know if it’s the right time to ask for sedation during your appointment? Here are a few of the most common situations for when it might be appropriate:
• Overcoming anxiety or fear of the dentist
• Longer procedures
• Multiple phases of treatments that can be completed in one visit
• You prefer to relax, just for convenience’s sake
• More invasive therapies, such as oral surgery
• Treating a painful dental emergency
Sedation dentistry is extremely safe. However, you’ll need to talk to our NYC dentist to review your health history and current medications, to ensure that you’re a candidate for this service.
Find the Best Sedation Dentist
In order to provide in-house NYC sedation dentistry, your provider must have special licensing and training for the type of sedative being used. For example, all dentists are authorized to provide nitrous oxide/inhalation sedation (“laughing gas”) but only specific dentists can administer an oral conscious sedative medication, or IV anesthesia. The right dentist will provide an option that fits your desired comfort level.
Your NYC Pain Free Dentist
Rockefeller Cosmetic Dentistry offers tailored sedation, relaxation, and anti-anxiety dental care for patients of all backgrounds. Whether you’re seeing our NYC dentist for dental implants or a same day smile makeover, we want you to know that you’re in great hands.
Call our office today to find out if sedation dentistry is right for you!