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Gentle Dentistry

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We respect the power of dental fear. It stops people from going to the dentist, and that can have a major impact on the health of your teeth, your physical health, and your mental outlook. That’s why our office specializes in Gentle Dentistry. We understand that panic attacks, claustrophobia in the dental chair, or previous traumatic dental experiences can make you anxious about visiting the dentist. However, rest assured that we have effective solutions to help you have a pain-free and stress-free dental experience. We provide a full complement of sedative techniques ranging from oral and nitrous oxide to IV sedation.

What is Gentle Dentistry?

Gentle Dentistry goes beyond mere dental care: it's a compassionate approach designed to alleviate the fears and anxieties often associated with visiting the dentist. For many individuals, sitting in a dental chair can evoke feelings of dread and panic, leading to avoidance of much-needed dental treatment. This fear, known as dentophobia, can have profound effects on one's oral health, physical well-being, and mental outlook.

Dentophobia can stem from various sources, including past traumatic dental experiences, fear of pain, embarrassment, or even the sound of dental instruments. These triggers can exacerbate anxiety levels, making it challenging for individuals to seek necessary dental care. With Gentle Dentistry, we aim to address these concerns and provide our patients with a comfortable, stress-free environment.

Oral Sedatives

Dr. Hadaegh can provide you with appropriate anti-anxiety medication in pill form. This, along with the gentle techniques we use during procedures, is often sufficient for patients with mild dental fear. If this is your preferred route, be aware you will need someone to drive you home after your treatment.

IV Sedation

Intravenous sedation is a controlled, deeper form of sedation in which an anti-anxiety drug is administered into the bloodstream, causing you to achieve a state of “deep conscious sedation.” You’ll be relaxed and will likely have little to no memory of the procedure afterward. Read all the details about dental sedation.

Numbing Gel

Formally known as topical anesthetic, this gel is used to numb your gums or other tissues prior to anesthesia. We use these gels during cleanings as well to assure comfort and minimize gag reflexes. It comes in yummy flavors – ask for strawberry, mint, bubblegum, and more.

The Wand

This is a computerized system that slowly injects small doses of anesthesia without the pain associated with needles.

Nitrous Oxide

Often called ‘laughing gas’, nitrous is used in combination with a mild anesthetic. Users typically report a relaxed, dreamy mental state. When your dental work is complete, you will begin inhaling oxygen, and the effects of the nitrous will immediately dissipate.

Isolite Dental System

This unique mouthpiece system takes the work (and stress) out of keeping your mouth open throughout your dental procedure. Easy to insert and comfortable, it does the work for you. This great innovation also incorporates lighting that makes your teeth even more visible to Dr. Hadaegh.

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Why choose NH Dentistry?

NH Dentistry, under the leadership of Beverly Hills dentist Dr. Neil N. Hadaegh, is recognized for its unparalleled commitment to patient-centric care and cutting-edge dental solutions. Dr. Hadaegh's extensive training and expertise in cosmetic and restorative dentistry have solidified his reputation as one of the top-rated dentists in the Los Angeles area. With a dedication to lifelong learning and active membership in professional dental associations, Dr. Hadaegh ensures that NH Dentistry remains at the forefront of dental innovation, offering patients the latest techniques, products, and equipment for optimal treatment outcomes.

At NH Dentistry, patient comfort and satisfaction take precedence, which is evident from the moment you step into our welcoming, spa-like environment. Our state-of-the-art facilities and personalized approach to care create a soothing atmosphere that alleviates anxieties and fosters relaxation. Committed to upholding the highest quality, safety, and eco-friendly standards, NH Dentistry prioritizes comprehensive treatment plans, advanced techniques, and strict sterilization protocols endorsed by leading dental organizations. NH Dentistry delivers exceptional dental care through eco-friendly practices and innovative technology while minimizing environmental impact and promoting sustainability. Experience the NH Dentistry difference today and enjoy a healthier, more radiant smile.

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Your Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Consultation

If you're ready to experience Gentle Dentistry firsthand and overcome your dental fears, schedule a consultation with NH Dentistry today. Our friendly staff is here to answer any questions and help you feel comfortable and confident in your dental care journey. Contact us today to take the first step toward a healthier, happier smile.

Gentle DentistryFrequently Asked Questions

Dental fear, also known as dentophobia, is more common than you might think, affecting millions of individuals worldwide. Whether due to past negative experiences, fear of pain, or other triggers, dental fear can significantly impact one's willingness to seek dental care.

Dentophobia can have far-reaching effects on a person's daily life, leading to avoidance of dental appointments, poor oral hygiene habits, and, ultimately, compromised oral health. Additionally, the anxiety and stress associated with dentophobia can negatively impact one's overall well-being and quality of life.

Dentophobia can affect individuals of all ages and backgrounds, though certain factors may increase the likelihood of developing dental fear. Past traumatic dental experiences, fear of pain, embarrassment, or specific triggers such as the sound of dental instruments can contribute to dentophobia. Additionally, individuals with underlying anxiety disorders or phobias may be more susceptible to dental fear.

Schedule a consultation with premier Beverly Hills Dentist Neil N. Hadaegh, DDS. Your best smile calls for genuine care, personalized treatment, state-of-the-art technology, and expert precision. Contact us to design, achieve, and maintain your best smile in Beverly Hills with the help of renowned dentist Dr. Neil N. Hadaegh.

8920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 625, Beverly Hills, CA 90211