Five Common Questions about Sedation Dentistry

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Do you have questions about sedation dentistry? Call Oradell family dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter at (201) 384-9292 to schedule a consultation and learn moreWhat is oral conscious sedation?

Oral conscious sedation is a sedation dentistry option that allows for optimal relaxation without unconsciousness. Safe and effective, this type of sedation is administered in pill form prior to your procedure to ensure complete comfort during your entire visit.

Is nitrous oxide safe?

Nitrous oxide has been used for sedation in dentistry for decades and has a long and proven history of safety and efficacy. Safe even for children, nitrous oxide is administered via mask immediately before your procedure and can be provided more than once during a single visit should the need arise.

Who can benefit from sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is a wonderful solution for people who struggle with dental phobia. It is also a great solution for common discomforts such as:

  • Tooth sensitivity
  • TMJ
  • Restlessness

The best way to learn if you are a good candidate for sedation dentistry is by calling Oradell family dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter at (201) 384-9292 and scheduling a consultation.

Will I be awake during my procedure?

Dr. Perlmutter offers conscious sedation – so yes, you will be awake. This is safer than IV sedation, but provides nearly all of the same benefits. If you are undergoing oral surgery a deeper sedation may be offered, but for routine services putting a patient to sleep is simply dangerous and unnecessary.

Why choose Dr. Perlmutter as my sedation dentist?

Dr. Perlmutter is a DOCS-certified dentist with decades of experience helping patients achieve optimal comfort before, during, and after their procedures. He welcomes an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your needs, and to help you determine if sedition dentistry is the right option for you.

To schedule your sedation dentistry consultation at our Bergen County family dentistry office, please contact us today. We welcome patients from Haworth, Paramus, and all surrounding areas at our Oradell location.

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