Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

Did you know that over 35 million American experience at least some anxiety upon visiting the dentist’s office? If you are one of them, you are not alone.

Going to the dentist can cause some feelings of nervousness and anxiety, but we want to make sure that each visit at Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care is as pleasant as possible.

We don’t want you to neglect your oral health because of your fears, so our highly professional team of specialists and anesthesiologists are extremely well-trained in making you feel comfortable during your treatments.

What is sedation dentistry? 

Sedation dentistry is the use of sedatives to help you feel less anxious about dental work and make otherwise painful procedures, painless. This modern dental approach is an excellent way to make sure that you and your family gets the dental care you all deserve. At Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care we don’t ever want you to feel uncomfortable or worried.

IV Sedation in Dentistry

Did you know that less than 1% of all California dentists are licensed to perform IV Sedation?

At Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care, we are one of the few offices in California that is licensed for this form of sedation. IV Sedation involves the intravenous injection of a sedative to make you or a family member feel drowsy and provide pain relief during various procedures and surgeries. Once the sedation wears off and the procedure is over, you or your loved one will awake as if they have just taken a nap with no negative recollection of the treatment. This provides the ultimate comfort that a pill or gas sedation cannot provide, and we have an impeccable two-decade record of IV sedation.

Nitrous Oxide Sedation in Dentistry 

What is Nitrous Oxide Sedation?

This sedation technique requires you or your family member to breathe in a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen through a nasal mask. At Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care, this is extremely popular and very effective for less painful or severe procedures. This is a “laughing gas” that helps will help you or your loved ones relax quickly and eliminates pain throughout the procedure.

Oral Sedation in Dentistry 

What is Oral Sedation?

With Oral Sedation, you will be provided with a pill to take the night before or several hours before your procedure. Once the procedure begins, you should feel calm until the very end of treatment. However, because the sedation sets in before the appointment time, at Dr. Zak Long Beach Dental Care, we highly advise that someone drive you or your family member to and from the appointment.

Why choose Dr. Zak Dental Care to administer your Sedation Dentistry? 

1) Highly ranked cosmetic dentists and anesthesiologists.
2) Certified for IV, oral, and nitrous sedation.
3) Advanced cosmetic laboratories.
4) State-of-the-art equipment.

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