Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the practice of administering a local anesthetic to the patient prior to a procedure to induce a semi to full unconsciousness for a better and more relaxed procedure experience.

People fear dentists’ visits and it is perfectly normal to. There are so many things that can go wrong with your dentist visit, but at Purchase Street Family Dental of Rye, New York you never have anything to worry about. our dentists practice etiquette, proper work environment behavior and protocol, and they are the best at what they do therefore leaving no room to be afraid. But just in case you are still not convinced, we offer sedation dentistry that will get you through your dentist visits. These sedation methods are available to most and can be used on any type of visit from simple cleanings to full mouth reconstruction. Our professionals will use certain types of sedation that best fits the patient some including:


  • Minimal sedation- you are in a deep relaxed euphoric state
  • Moderate sedation – you are still awake but barely conscious and will not remember the procedure
  • Deep sedation – you are barely conscious but can still be awakened
  • General anesthesia – you are completely unconscious

It is always necessary to numb the mouth to reduce discomfort, but we guarantee our sedation dentistry is pain and stress free. You will have little memory of the procedure if any at all. What could have been as little as an hour will only seem like a few minutes when you are sedated, this gives the dentist more time to get things done which means less visits for you. Don’t wait because you are afraid to get your teeth worked on, call us today and we will make your visit comfortable and relaxing and as soon as you awake you will be leaving with better results.

Call us at (914)921-5437 to have all of your questions about Sedation Dentistry answered by one of our professional team members, schedule an appointment with us today!