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Why People Love Periodontics & Implant Center

Renata K.
"Dr. Andrawis exceeded expectations with his thoroughness and calm demeanor. Easily the best office in New Jersey for periodontal work."
Helen M
"Dr. Andrawis made my dental work experience comfortable. Thorough explanation, patience, and kindness from both the doctor and his assistant. Highly recommend."
Gizem A.
"Dr. Andrawis and his team are amazing! Detailed explanations, clear answers to questions, and no issues with procedures. Definitely recommend."
Gal D.
"Dr. Andrawis is a phenomenal dentist. Super professional, nice, and thorough. Highly recommend this office for a great dental work experience."
Dennisse V.
"Dr. Andrawis and his team are amazing! Detailed explanation of the procedure, answering all questions, made my experience highly recommendable."
Cheryl N.
"Another positive experience at Periodontics and Implant Center. Dr. Andrawis is kind, thorough, and explains everything. Mayomi is friendly and knowledgeable."
Christian M.
"Thanks to everyone at the center for high-end service. The team is trustworthy, tactical, and provides results. Grateful to have them for my dental needs."

Relax with Sedation Dentistry in Barnegat, NJ

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Tailored Comfort for Every Patient

Sedation dentistry at our Barnegat center is designed to alleviate fear and ensure a comfortable, relaxing experience for patients undergoing dental procedures. Whether you need a simple cleaning or more complex periodontal surgery, our sedation options can be customized to meet your specific needs, making dental care accessible for everyone.

Why Consider Sedation Dentistry?

  • Dental Anxiety: Overcome fear and anxiety associated with dental visits.
  • Sensitive Gag Reflex: Reduce discomfort and ease treatments.
  • Complex Dental Issues: Undergo multiple procedures in fewer visits comfortably.
  • Long Procedures: Stay relaxed during extensive dental work.
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Your Safety, Our Priority

At our center, patient safety is paramount. Our team is highly trained in administering sedation, adhering to strict safety protocols to ensure your well-being throughout every procedure. Before recommending sedation, we conduct a thorough review of your medical history and discuss your preferences and concerns, ensuring sedation dentistry is a safe and effective choice for you.

Our Comprehensive Sedation Solutions

If the thought of dental treatment fills you with dread, let us change your perception with our sedation dentistry options. Our goal is to make your visit as relaxed and pain-free as possible, ensuring you receive the care you need without the anxiety. We offer a spectrum of sedation methods to suit every patient's needs, including:

  • Laughing Gas: A mild form of sedation that helps you relax during your procedure, with quick recovery post-treatment.
  • Oral Sedation: Taken in pill form before your appointment, this option allows you to feel calm and comfortable, while remaining awake.
  • IV Sedation: Administered intravenously, this method offers a deeper level of sedation, ideal for those with significant dental anxiety or undergoing extensive procedures.
  • General Anesthesia: For the most complex cases or those who prefer to be completely unconscious during their procedure, general anesthesia ensures you feel nothing throughout.

The Sedation Dentistry Experience: What to Expect

Our process begins with a comprehensive consultation to understand your dental needs and concerns. We’ll discuss the most appropriate sedation option for you, considering factors such as your health history, the nature of your dental procedure, and your level of anxiety.

  1. Pre-Treatment Consultation: A thorough evaluation to determine the best sedation method for your procedure.
  2. Day of Procedure: You’ll receive detailed instructions on how to prepare, ensuring your safety and comfort.
  3. During Treatment: Our expert team will monitor you closely, adjusting sedation levels as needed to maintain your comfort.
  4. Post-Treatment Care: We provide guidance on recovery and any necessary follow-up, ensuring a smooth transition back to your daily activities.

Say Hello to Our Smile Experts

Dentistry blends art and science. Our dedicated team delivers personalized care, enhancing smiles and lives with expertise and innovation.
Dr. Ferris Elheim
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
Dr. Andrew Yousef
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
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"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."

Exceptional Periodontal Care

Our practice specializes in periodontal treatment, providing progressive therapies for gum issues and related disorders. We take the time to understand our patients’ concerns and explain their treatment plans in detail, guaranteeing a confident, stress-free experience every step of the way. Depend on us for comprehensive, patient-focused periodontal care.

Premier Implant Dentistry

Our team is a leader in dental implants, offering customized, high-quality implant solutions. Whether it’s a single tooth replacement or complete mouth rehabilitation, we use state-of-the-art technologies and methods. We strive to simplify the implant process for patients and provide transparent explanations and support throughout their treatment journey.

Start Your Treatment Journey Today

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Comfort and Convenience

Personalized Care

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Flexible Financing

Frequently Asked Questions

Will my insurance cover sedation dentistry?

Coverage for sedation dentistry varies by insurance plan and the reason for sedation. Some insurance providers may cover sedation as part of the dental procedure if deemed medically necessary. It’s recommended to consult with your insurance provider and dental office to understand your coverage options.

How long does the sedation effect last?

The duration of sedation effects varies depending on the type used:

  • Laughing Gas wears off within minutes after the mask is removed.
  • Oral Sedation and IV Sedation effects can last several hours, requiring patients to rest until fully alert.
  • General Anesthesia has a longer recovery time, and patients may need to be monitored for a few hours post-procedure.

Can I drive myself home after sedation?

For mild sedation methods like laughing gas, you may be able to drive after a short recovery period. However, for oral sedation, IV sedation, and general anesthesia, you will need someone to drive you home as the sedative effects can take several hours to fully wear off.

Will I feel any pain with sedation dentistry?

One of the primary benefits of sedation dentistry is significant pain reduction. While under sedation, patients typically feel no discomfort. Some forms of sedation may leave patients fully conscious but relaxed, with a diminished sensation of pain.

Is sedation dentistry safe?

When performed by experienced dental professionals, sedation dentistry is safe and effective. Patients are carefully monitored throughout the procedure to ensure their comfort and safety. A thorough medical history review prior to sedation helps minimize risks and identify the most suitable sedation method.

What types of sedation are available?

Several sedation options cater to varying levels of anxiety and procedure complexity:

  • Laughing Gas: A mild sedative inhaled through a mask, offering relaxation with quick recovery.
  • Oral Sedation: Administered in pill form, this option provides a moderate level of sedation.
  • IV Sedation: Delivered directly into the bloodstream for deeper sedation, suitable for more extensive procedures.
  • General Anesthesia: Used for the most complex cases, rendering the patient completely unconscious.

Who is a good candidate for sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is ideal for patients who experience:

  • Dental anxiety or phobia
  • Difficulty sitting still for extended periods
  • A low pain threshold
  • A sensitive gag reflex
  • The need for extensive dental work in a single visit

What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry involves the use of medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s an effective solution for managing dental anxiety, allowing for a comfortable experience while undergoing everything from routine cleanings to more complex treatments.

Learn More About Sedation Dentistry

Colgate: Sedation vs. Anesthesia at the Dentist: What's the Difference?
WebMD: Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax in the Dentist's Chair?
Healthline: What You Need to Know About Dental Anesthesia
Cleveland Clinic: Sedation Dentistry

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