Sedation Dentistry Options in Fort Lee, NJ & Surrounding Area

We recognize that many people have had bad experiences in a dental office and may feel stressed, anxious or fearful when visiting us. That’s why we offer sedation dentistry to help you feel at ease and receive beneficial treatments without difficulty. As a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (D.O.C.S.), Dr. Joel Singer has received advanced training in providing dental sedation so that we can provide you with a comfortable and relaxing dental experience. We utilize the following forms of sedation dentistry:

Oral Sedation

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Nitrous Oxide

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IV Sedation

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Sedation dentistry is a clear option for patients who feel anxious or nervous about their dental treatment. It involves using a sedative medication to help you feel more relaxed and calm during your visit so that we can provide you with the services you need. Based on your individual needs and preferences we offer several types of sedation dentistry, such as:

  • Oral sedation – Involves taking an oral medication at home before you come into the office for your treatment. By the time you come into the office, you will feel calm and at ease.
  • Nitrous oxide (N2O) – Also known as laughing gas, this sedative gas is mixed with oxygen and inhaled during your treatment to help you feel more relaxed. Nitrous oxide is a mild form of sedation that wears off within just a few minutes after we stop the flow of gas.
  • IV sedation – Involves administering sedative medication intravenously, through the veins. This method enables our dentist to provide the sedation more quickly, as well as easily control the level of sedation to ensure that you stay comfortable throughout your procedure. IV sedation is also known as conscious sedation, meaning that it will not make you unconscious, although you may feel so relaxed during your treatment that you fall asleep. It also may cause you to have no memory of the appointment.

Sedation dentistry is a tool we use to help patients feel more comfortable during their treatment. Our dental team will make sure that you are monitored and safe throughout the entire treatment. Each team member is highly trained in sedation dentistry. Depending on your sedation option, a friend or family member may need to drive you to and from your appointment.

You don’t have to suffer from dental anxiety. Whether you’ve had a bad dental experience in the past or you simply feel nervous about an upcoming procedure, sedation dentistry will help you overcome those challenges. Sedation dentistry is also a good choice for patients who have difficulty getting numb, who have an extremely sensitive gag reflex or can not tolerate the sights, sounds, or smells of a dental office.

We are happy to discuss how sedation dentistry can fit your dental needs. Please call our Fort Lee, New Jersey office today at (201) 429-0097 to schedule a consultation with our dentist.

patient testimonials

EVERY PATIENT HAS A STORY

I just started going to Dr. Singer. He and his teams views on health, nutrition and lifestyle management are very much in line with my own. It's really hard to find solid Dentist who is also holistic. So far I really like the practice and am looking forward to working with them for years to come.
Nick Ebner
The initial appointment was great. Dr Singer and his staff were very helpful and friendly. The consultation was very matter of fact and laid out exactly what was going to be done. I left feeling that I am in the right hands and that this office can and will take care of my dental needs.
Margaret Rae
Best staff best service and best work ever!
leo nakashian
Dr Singer and his staff are highly professional,caring and makes dental phobic patients such as myself feel comfortable . The office is immaculate and welcoming and I no longer dread a visit to the dentist!
Carol Kasler
Meticulous. Painless. Thorough. Dr. Singer explains everything in real timeso there are no surprises. Staff is cheerful and more than competent.
MICHELE DEANTONIO MD
I have been a patient for a while and have only good things to say about Dr. Singer’s practice. The office is immaculate and the entire staff is friendly, efficient, caring and highly skilled. Dr. Singer takes time and explains what he’s doing every step of the way and after procedures he follows up himself to make sure all is well which it always is. I recently needed an emergency visit during the pandemic and knew that his office would be safe to visit because of their history of best hygienic practices. They now adhere to an even higher standard ensuring the safety of staff and patients alike.
Lynn Buzzerio
I throughly enjoyed my visit with Dr. Singer and his team. From my first scheduling call with Laurie to getting set up with Kelly and to my examination with Dr. Singer everything was seamless.When going to a new doctor/dentist office one is always worried that the staff can be unfriendly at times. However, Dr. Singer’s team was so warm and friendly which made me feel very comfortable.If you’re looking for a new dentist I would highly recommend Dr. Singer!
Kelsey Ramirez
I’ve been to about 10 dentists, dr singer has been my favorite thus far. He has the latest technology, ozonated water, and leans in a more natural direction. He’s IAOMT accredited, is always very respectful of my time & gets me right in, is very direct & transparent with my teeth & has excellent bedside manner. Give him a try, I wholeheartedly recommend 🙏
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