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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 Hoboken, NJ

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A Gateway to Comfortable Dental Care

Dental anxiety is a common barrier that prevents many from seeking necessary dental care. We believe that fear should never stand between you and a healthy smile. That's why we offer a comprehensive range of sedation options to suit every need and ensure a relaxing, anxiety-free dental experience.

The Reasons for Dental Sedation

Dental sedation is utilized to alleviate anxiety, ensure patient comfort, and allow for smoother completion of complex or lengthy dental procedures. It's particularly beneficial in minimizing discomfort, managing gag reflexes, and improving cooperation among patients who find it challenging to sit still. Sedation dentistry transforms the dental experience, making it accessible and stress-free for patients who might otherwise avoid crucial dental care due to fear or discomfort.

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The Best Candidates for Sedation Dentistry

Ideal candidates for sedation dentistry include individuals with dental anxiety or phobia, those undergoing extensive dental work, patients with a low pain threshold, and individuals with a strong gag reflex or difficulty sitting still during procedures. It's also well-suited for children or adults with special needs that make traditional dental care challenging. A thorough evaluation by a dentist can determine the most appropriate level of sedation for each patient's unique needs and medical history.

Why Choose Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is not just about alleviating fear; it's about ensuring your dental experience is as positive and pain-free as possible. Here are just a few reasons to consider sedation dentistry for your next visit:

  • Overcome Dental Anxiety: Sedation can help ease the fears that have kept you from getting the dental care you need.
  • Comfort Through Extensive Procedures: Longer, more complex treatments can be completed comfortably in fewer visits.
  • Minimize Discomfort: Sedation can help reduce the physical discomfort associated with dental procedures.
  • Improve Cooperation: For patients who have difficulty sitting still, sedation allows for a smoother and faster treatment process.

Our Sedation Solutions

Our mission goes beyond providing top-notch dental care; we aim to transform your perception of dental visits. With our sedation dentistry options, patients who once feared the dentist now look forward to a relaxing experience and the beautiful results that follow. Whether you need periodontal treatment, dental implants, or any other dental service, our sedation options can make your journey to a healthier smile a comfortable and anxiety-free one.

Laughing Gas

Laughing gas is a mild sedative that's inhaled through a mask placed over your nose. It helps you relax during your dental procedure while remaining conscious and able to communicate. Its effects wear off quickly after the mask is removed, allowing you to resume your day with no downtime.

Oral Sedation

Oral sedation involves taking a prescribed sedative pill before your appointment, ensuring you arrive feeling calm and relaxed. This method is ideal for patients with moderate anxiety, as it allows you to remain awake but in a deeply relaxed state throughout your treatment.

IV Sedation

IV sedation offers a deeper level of sedation, administered directly into your bloodstream for immediate effect. This option is perfect for those undergoing more extensive procedures or those with significant dental anxiety, as it allows you to remain in a semi-conscious state, free of stress and discomfort.

General Anesthesia

For the most complex cases or for patients who prefer to be completely unconscious during their procedure, we offer general anesthesia. Administered by our experienced anesthesiologists, this option ensures you feel absolutely nothing during your treatment, waking up after with no memory of the procedure.

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
"Dentistry, for me, has always been a blend of art and science. It's about bringing innovative care and a personal touch to each patient, transforming smiles and lives."
Dr. Ferris Elheim
"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.

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
"Dentistry, for me, has always been a blend of art and science. It's about bringing innovative care and a personal touch to each patient, transforming smiles and lives."
Dr. Ferris Elheim
"Each patient's smile is a journey, and I'm dedicated to making it brilliant."
A woman in a white jacket standing in front of a counter.
"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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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if sedation dentistry is right for me?

The best way to determine if sedation dentistry is suitable for you is by consulting with a dental professional. They can assess your dental needs, medical history, and anxiety levels to recommend the most appropriate sedation method.

Can I drive after receiving sedation dentistry?

For lighter sedation methods like laughing gas, you may be able to drive yourself home. However, for oral sedation, IV sedation, and general anesthesia, you will need someone to drive you due to the lingering effects of the sedatives.

How long does the sedation effect last?

The duration of the sedation effect depends on the type used:

  • Laughing Gas wears off quickly, often within minutes after the mask is removed.
  • Oral Sedation and IV Sedation may have lingering effects for a few hours, so you'll need someone to drive you home.
  • General Anesthesia also requires recovery time and assistance post-procedure.

Will I feel any pain with sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry greatly reduces discomfort and, in many cases, patients feel no pain at all. Depending on the type of sedation, you may have little to no memory of the procedure, including any sensations of pain.

Is dental sedation safe?

Yes, when administered by experienced dental professionals, sedation dentistry is safe. Patients are carefully monitored throughout the procedure to ensure their safety and comfort. Discussing your medical history and any current medications with your dentist can further enhance safety.

What types of sedation are used in dentistry?

There are several types of dental sedation, including:

  • Laughing Gas: A mild sedative that you inhale, offering relaxation without putting you to sleep.
  • Oral Sedation: Comes in the form of a pill taken before the procedure, providing a moderate level of sedation.
  • IV Sedation: Administered through a vein, this sedation works quickly and its level can be adjusted during the procedure.
  • General Anesthesia: Makes you completely unconscious and is typically reserved for extensive dental work.

Who is a good candidate for sedation dentistry?

Good candidates include those with dental anxiety, individuals undergoing lengthy or complex dental procedures, patients with a low pain threshold, and those who have difficulty sitting still. Children and adults with special healthcare needs that make traditional dental care challenging can also benefit significantly from sedation dentistry.

What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry refers to the use of medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It's an ideal solution for individuals who experience anxiety or fear about dental visits, allowing them to undergo treatments comfortably and stress-free.

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