Dental Treatment With Conscious Sedation
This method is generally preferred in adult patients with fear of a dentist, in patients with a high nausea gag reflex, and in patients in whom general anesthesia may be risky.
It is also applied for short procedures in children.
In sedation, the patient is conscious and asleep the patient obeys all commands. It is applied in small doses through the vascular access from the arm.
ADVANTAGES OF SEDATION;
- A comfortable and safe environment is created for the patient.
- It helps to eliminate the feeling of fear and anxiety.
- The sedated patient does not remember any stage of the procedure.
- The patient does not feel pain during the procedures due to the sedation effect.
Periodontists are dentists specializing in the prevention, diagnosistreatment of diseases involving the gumsbone surrounding the teeth,the mucosal tissues of the mouth,in the placementmaintenance of dental implants.
As co-therapists, the periodontist (a specialist in gum disease) will assess the oral health care for the patient. The patient will be educated about the dental disease process, treatment plans discussed, and individualized home care regimens developed.
Frequently Asked Questions
When do I need an appointment with a periodontist ?
If your mouth exhibits the following signs: swollen, red and bleeding gums, an unpleasant taste in your mouth or if you notice loose teeth.
What should I expect from a consultation with a periodontist?
Radiographic and clinical examination are used to determine the existence and severity of periodontal disease. Individual treatment needs are discussed .
What is periodontal disease?
Periodontal disease, which was formerly known as “pyorrhea”, is a bacterial disease that attacks the soft tissues and bone that surround and support your teeth. Because periodontal disease is often painless, it may go unnoticed. This is why daily oral hygiene and regular dental checkups are important.
How often should I have my teeth cleaned?
This depends on your individual needs. The periodontist and the periodontal dental hygienist determine the necessary interval after initial treatment is completed
My personal mission is: to bring to my roles, as a Parent, and Health Professional, the ability to keep everything in perspective, to listen carefully and not be judgmental, to provide guidance, advice and organization where it is required, and to provide an environment where I personally and everyone around me, can grow and prosper both emotionally and intellectually, utilizing their own talents and abilities.
My primary dedication is to achieving Optimum Health. We attempt to achieve this goal in the most pleasant and efficient manner possible. We believe in using any and all methods possible to prevent dental disease, and where it has occurred, to treat it in the most thorough manner possible, with the objective of saving the natural teeth.
Our team is comprised of talented individuals. We seek to provide wellness oriented care, and a personalized service for our clients. The principles of integrity and empathy guide both our personal and professional lives. We are guided by a firm commitment to the enhancement of positive growth and the well being of our clients, our coworkers and ourselves.
Our goal is to provide a service which exceeds the usual and customary health care. The needs, circumstances and temperament of the individual are always considered. We will offer only natural cosmetic enhancements and superior clinical restorations.
Our attention is to the finer details which enhance the quality and excellence of our care. We are not about compromising to do things faster and cheaper, unless it helps us do it better.
Our focus is always improving the longevity and quality of life of the people we intend to serve. We are devoted to improving our level of individual service and provide personal high quality service.
Our team is committed to to keeping our clients informed on what is required to obtain optimum health. We empathetically listen to circumstances and concerns, and assist in identifying the best choices for optimal, long term dental health and comfort. We believe in selective, quality, continual learning and post graduate education. We believe in the utilization of leading edge technology, which enhances our abilities to provide the best in health care.
What Our Patients should expect of Us
Kind and considerate treatment in pleasant surroundings.
Constant postgraduate study to keep abreast of the most modern techniques in dentistry.
Respect for our patients’ time in scheduling appointments.
The very best we have to offer in care, skill and judgment.
What We Expect Of Our Patients
Cooperation in the carrying out of instructions relative to treatment or preventive dentistry.
Respect for other patients, as well as our time, by being prompt for appointments.
Realize that all x-rays, or other suggested diagnostic procedures, are necessary to achieve our objective of the best dental health for you.
Take care of fees for services when due, or, as agreed upon at beginning of treatment.
Being good “Dental Missionaries” when the appropriate occasion arises so we can have another nice patient like you.
Dental Treatments, Pain Control With Conscious Sedation
The patient is conscious but in a state of light sleep. The patient obeys the commands. It is applied in small doses through the vascular access from the arm. This method is generally preferred in adult patients with fear of dentists, patients with high nausea-gag reflex and in patients where general anesthesia may be risky. It is also applied for short procedures in children. Recovery is rapid after the administration of sedation. The patient does not remember anything after the procedure.