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LITTLE NECK, NY, June 23, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Patients who feel stressed about dental procedures, can now rest easy with sedation dentistry. From Light nitrous oxide to moderate oral and IV sedation, Dr. David Choi, orthodontist in Long Island, offers solutions to help patients receive comfortable, anxiety free dental health care at Come Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry.
Sedation dentistry works to help patients forget about needles, shots, tooth extractions, and other unpleasant dental stimuli. If a patient is afraid of a certain procedure or just everything about dentistry, sedation dentistry can help eliminate his or her fears. Dr. Choi, Queens pediatric dentist, offers nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation and IV sedation to complete the dental work necessary to help his patients gain a healthy, glowing smile.
"With the availability of sedation dentistry I hope that my patients can continue to enjoy a comfortable, relaxing experience at my office. It is my goal to help my patients eliminate their anxieties and fears so that they can receive necessary dental treatment for a healthy smile," said Dr. David Choi, Queens orthodontist.
Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is a gas that can be mixed with oxygen and inhaled for a mild degree of sedation. A nosepiece is typically used to administer this sedative, which is used to significantly reduce a person's fears and discomfort while receiving dental treatment. Nitrous oxide is best suited for cases of mild to moderate anxiety and is the most frequently used sedation method. Under nitrous oxide patients will remain conscious and able to breathe on his or her own, with a sense of total well-being.
Oral sedation can provide a higher degree of sedation than nitrous oxide. It is a medication that is taken by mouth just prior to a patient's dental appointment. A variety of medications, including Valium, may be used for oral sedation. Oral sedation does not require needles to administer and utilizes oral sedation medication to reduce fears and discomforts.
Intravenous sedation is extremely effective for moderate to severe anxiety and is quick-acting. Dr. Choi, orthodontist in Queens, can adjust the level of sedation during the procedure so that the patient remains comfortable at all times. During intravenous sedation (IV sedation), an anti-anxiety drug is administered into the bloodstream to achieve a state of deep conscious sedation. Although the patient is not actually asleep, he or she will enjoy a heightened sense of relaxation.
"Don't let fear keep you from having a healthy, sparkling smile. Sedation dentistry can put you at ease and virtually eliminates the pain associated with dental procedures," said Dr. Choi, Long Island orthodontist. By visiting Come Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, patients can better understand sedation dentistry and how it can help at their next dental appointment.
Dr. David Choi, pediatric dentist in Long Island, invites his patients to visit the website for Come Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry at http://www.littleneckcomedental.com/ for further information on important dental health care topics.
About Come Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry: Owned and operated by Dr. David Choi, orthodontist in Little Neck, Come Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry is a group practice consisting of a podiatric dentist, orthodontist, general dentist and periodontist. Opening in January of 2011, Come Orthodontist and Pediatric Dentistry consists of Dr. David Choi, Dr. Bo Yun, Dr. Sung Yun and Dr. Parya Etebari, providing exceptional dental health care. Dr. Choi received his certificate in pediatric dentistry at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. His unique education and experience enables him to provide outstanding care for infants, children and adolescents in a family-friendly environment. Dr. Bo Yun received her orthodontic specialist certificate along with the Master of Science Degree in orthodontics. Dr. Sung Yun has a wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical and root canal treatments. Also known as Dr. "E," Dr. Etebari completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors and her pediatric residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as Chief Resident.
Dr. David Choi
248-12 Northern Blvd, Suite 2F
Little Neck, NY 11362
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