People in Long Island who are dealing with missing teeth may wonder how they can solve the problem and restore their appearance. However, these temporary solutions can be uncomfortable and challenging to wear, especially over time. Dental implants provide an appealing alternative; they are permanent teeth that integrate directly with your jaw to replace a […]
Dental anxiety is one of the most common fears people experience throughout their lifetime. Whether you’re going in for a simple exam and cleaning or have more invasive work to be done, feeling nervous about an upcoming appointment is completely normal. However, when your dental anxiety gets in the way of you visiting the dentist […]
Many people are anxious about visiting the dentist, especially when it comes time to have a bigger than normal procedure done. By that, we mean a procedure that is more involved than your typical cleaning twice a year. However, some are still afraid of even a normal cleaning.
Sedation dentistry Long Island is a good solution for those that feel overly anxious about sitting in the dentists’ chair. However, there are always going to be those myths floating around that may make you think twice about utilizing such a great form of dentistry when you need it most.
For decades, one of the most dreaded experiences in visiting a dentist were procedures like extractions, or the procedure for implants, that could be very painful experiences. Of course, no patient was asked to endure that pain, so local anaesthesia was administered to prevent discomfort. But even local anaesthesia was viewed with some trepidation due […]
Some people cannot imagine a more nerve-wracking and distressing experience than being told that a lengthy dental procedure is being scheduled. Depending on the type of treatment required, this could mean a few hours “in the chair” as a dentist, periodontist or other dental expert does some extensive work. Of course, for such comprehensive work, […]
Sedation dentistry is also known as conscious sedation. This occurs when a patient is given sedatives to help them unwind prior to their dental procedure. The sedatives also reduce the patient’s stress level during the dental procedure. Sedatives have an impact on the central nervous system, slowing it down, so that the patient is not […]
For sedation dentistry on Long Island call Island Dental Associates at (516) 565-6565. There is no need to neglect your teeth due to dental anxiety because at Island Dental we use sedation dentistry. This way you can get all of the dental treatment you need to take care of your teeth and dental hygiene. Call […]
Unfortunately, many people fear going to the dentist. At Island Dental Associates we understand the concerns that patients may have and are willing to work with them to minimize their level of anxiety. We have found that sedation dentistry makes the entire process more comfortable for our patients, no matter the reason for their visit. […]
The practice of sedation dentistry is actually a fairly advanced technique. However, this is a practice that has grown to be quite common even within a lot of the general dentistry practices to help deal with patient issues. These issues can include everything from restlessness to anxiety and or phobia of dentists in general. The […]