Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry in New York

Committed to the Using Safest Methods

Many people often put off dental needs because they are simply afraid of experiencing pain. This is quite understandable, because even though pain is a necessary function designed to keep our body from dangerous situations, pain can also prevent us from getting the treatment we need to resolve deeper underlying issues.

If the anxiety of dental pain is keeping you from the care you need, you should consider trying our sedation dentistry in New York. Unlike traditional dental offices, here at City Endodontics PLLC, we can make you completely free not just of pain, but even your own fear of pain. Specializing in both sedation dentistry and sleep dentistry, all of our patients who have phobias of dental pain can get their mouths taken care of either under relaxed sedation or even a deep, tranquil sleep, depending on their individual needs.

Call us today at (646) 880-9445 to have all of your dental needs treated as you dream.

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is defined as when the dentist uses certain types of medications to gently place the person undergoing treatment into a relaxed, awake state. If a patient has been sedated, that person can still communicate with the world around because they are conscious, just utterly at peace and relaxed. The patient can go to sleep if they desire, but they can also rest awake in tranquility.

Some of the benefits of sedation include:

  • Losing any stress, anxiety, or fear, but all without necessarily losing consciousness
  • Being able to still communicate any questions or comments to the dentist, offering even greater peace of mind
  • The ability to easily go to sleep, but only if desired
  • The ability to peacefully breathe on one’s own, without any need of respiratory machines
  • The extremely short recovery time after sedation, as nitrous oxide takes only moments to wear off, while oral or IV sedation only takes a couple of hours to wear off

Sleep Dentistry

If you are still worried about feeling pain or anxiety during your dental procedure, sleep dentistry is another option, although our doctors do not recommend it as much as sedation. Normally, sedation can be safely used for every single type of dental treatment, from light cleanings to deep surgery. Sleep dentistry, since it opens up more opportunity for complications, is usually only kept for the most extreme procedures or phobias. Because this involves anesthesia that puts you completely asleep before the procedure, you should be wary of using sleep dentistry if you have respiratory or heart problems. The recovery after the anesthesia is longer than that of sedation methods.

Flexible Sedation Methods for All Your Needs

Here at City Endodontics PLLC, we want our clients to feel completely relaxed and at ease. That is why we offer so many different kinds of sedation methods, ranging from light to moderate to deep.

Just a few of the types of sedation we offer include:

  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • IV Sedation
  • Anxiolysis
  • Nitrous Oxide

No matter whether you choose sleeping dentistry or sedation dentistry in New York, you can rest assured that we will monitor you the entire time, caring for your safety, as well as your comfort, above all.

Contact us now at (646) 880-9445 so you can rest cozily in the safety of our sedation and sleep dentistry care.

Patient Testimonials

A Reason to Smile
  • “Dr. Johnson was very patient in answering all my questions and the root canal procedure was painless. Totally painless. His staff (Lily, Kim, Maria) is exceptionally friendly and welcoming, resembling a family more than a dental office.”

    - Hugues F.
  • “Great experience, patient & extremely knowledgeable doctor, supportive staff. A priceless experience. I would recommend my family to City Endodontic all the time.”

    - Philip S.
  • “Dr. Marcus Johnson was kind, patient, and incredibly professional. I was so scared of this procedure, but he kept me calm and talked me through it. Since then, my regular dentist even said that it was a beautifully done root canal.”

    - Sabra M.

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