A fear of dental procedures can keep you from getting the dental care you need to maintain good oral health. Visiting a dentist regularly can prevent pain, tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer. Fear of dental treatment can have many causes. You may have frightening past experiences, a fear of dental instruments like needles and drills, fear of hearing bad news, fear of pain, worries of being pressured into getting painful treatments or the fear of losing your teeth. To get past your fears and protect your health, you can visit a dentist that practices Sedation Dentistry. You can make an appointment with Dr. Polansky at his Cherry Hill, NJ dental office today. Dr. Polansky specializes in sedation dentistry and proudly serves patients from Voorhees, Marlton, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Audubon, and surrounding communities.
Sedation Dentistry Techniques
As a fine dentistry practitioner, Dr. Polansky is committed to making your visits as comfortable and stress free as possible. His goal is to help you maintain optimum oral health so that costly and potentially painful procedures are never necessary. For your comfort, Dr. Polansky can provide the following Sedation Dentistry options:
- Nitrous Oxide– “Laughing gas” blocks pain and induces a happy feeling. Inhaled through a small mask that covers the nose, you will still be fully conscious and the effects wear off within minutes of the mask being removed.
- Oral Conscious Sedation– Pills that induce a calming effect and prevent anxiety most commonly from the “benzodiazepine family” (Valium, Halcion, Xanax, or Ativan) that you can take 30 minutes to an hour prior to your appointment.
Sedation Dentistry in Cherry Hill, NJ
Taking care of your teeth and gums is an important part of your overall health. Periodontal disease has been linked to heart disease and diabetes. Poor oral health is an indication of poor health overall. It’s not enough just to brush and floss regularly. You must see the dentist at least twice a year for dental cleanings to prevent periodontal disease and to get regular oral cancer screenings. Choose a sedation dentistry practice that is committed to your health and comfort. Make an appointment with Dr. Polansky today. Dr. Polansky proudly serves patients throughout Cherry Hill, NJ, Voorhees, Marlton, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Audubon, and surrounding areas.