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Victor P. Avis D.D.S. 15 St. Pauls Avenue Staten Island, New York 10301 (718) 816-5200

 

 

 

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Dr. Victor P. Avis, D.D.S.

15 St. Pauls Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10301

718-816-5200
fax: 718-228-7744
Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00am - 1:00 pm
Closed
Friday and Sunday


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sedation Dentistry

 

 

 

 Oral conscious sedation is a wonderful aide for fearful patients, for people requiring comprehensive care, or simply for those who desire their dentistry completed in the fewest number of visits. Experiencing a state of deep relaxation, the patient is relieved of anxiety; has little memory of the sights, smells and sounds associated with their dental visit; gains the ability to sit comfortably for long procedures; and, often naps through the appointment.

  No needles are involved! The patient simply dissolves a medication under his or her tongue. The medication is safe, economical and convenient. People no longer need to let anxiety prevent them from having the healthy mouth or confident smile they have imagined. For many, oral conscious sedation is making the impossible possible!

   The use of oral sedation began in the 1870’s. Today, the depth of sedation achieved is such that patients are in a “responsive” state which means they are able to “walk and talk.” Vital signs are monitored throughout the sedation visit and reversal agents are kept on hand. Sedation patients routinely display lower, healthier blood pressures and heart rates than the same patients display when they are without the medication! Indeed, the current protocols are time-tested and extremely safe.

          Dr. Avis and his clinical team have all been through extensive training in sedation dentistry and have already helped many patients either overcome fear or comfortably tolerate long procedures.

 

      Furthermore, the combination of Dr. Avis’s use of conscious sedation with his advanced clinical skills in restorative dentistry, implant dentistry, periodontal care, oral surgery and root canal therapy, enables his patients to have most of their dental needs met while in a relaxed state.

 

 


 

      Your first appointment is designed for you to see the office, to meet the doctor and his staff, and to give you a sense for the unique care and experience we provide.

 

      At the next one or two visits, the doctor will do a comprehensive examination and consultation in order to provide you with a plan for treatment that will address your needs and put you on a path towards excellent dental health.

 

Some fearful people need to be sedated for the examination visit. This service is gladly provided whenever necessary.