Sedation is used to help patients remain comfortable and worry-free while dental treatment and care are provided. The experts at Blooming Family Dental know that it is easiest to provide top-quality treatment when a patient remains calm and comfortable throughout the process.
By offering sedation, we can reduce or eliminate any pain or anxiety that a patient may otherwise experience. It is very common to feel nervous or apprehensive about receiving dental treatment. Younger patients may feel scared of being in an unfamiliar environment. And adults may have had a prior bad experience with a dentist. But we’re here to show you that a dental visit does not have to be a difficult ordeal. Our goal is to help patients relax and experience as little pain as possible.
Local anesthesia is a numbing substance that is applied by injection directly to the site of dental treatment. The treated area will become numb greatly improving the patient’s overall experience. It’s important to note that local anesthesia will not have any effect on the patient’s mental state, but many patients take comfort in simply knowing that a local anesthetic will reduce or eliminate any pain.
Patients who are nervous about receiving dental treatment can often benefit from laughing gas. This inhaled substance is breathed in by wearing a mask over the nose during treatment. Any feelings of anxiety should quickly be replaced with warm and comfortable feelings of relaxation and overall well-being. The medicine will wear off very quickly once the treatment is complete, and the patient will return to normal. A huge benefit to laughing gas is that it almost never has any lingering effects.
Ensure comfort during your next dental treatment by asking about the methods of sedation that we offer at Blooming Family Dental in West Caldwell. Please call us at 973-241-5416 to schedule an appointment.