Do You Offer Sedation?
Many men and women of all ages alike have real phobias about visiting the dentist. KFA Dental Excellence performs sedation dentistry in our Farmingdale, NY office for this reason. Feeling safe, comfortable, and relaxed is how we want you to feel during any dental treatment or procedure. One of our highly skilled dentists would be happy to meet with you during a consultation to go over the various sedation choices we have available at KFA Dental Excellence to help you find the best option for you and your needs. We look forward to helping you get the dental care you need without any fear or stress.
What sedation options are available?
We offer a variety of sedation options, depending on the level of sedation needed. Our commonly requested sedation dentistry methods are:
Nitrous oxide sedation: This is often referred to as laughing gas and is a standard type of sedation that provides mild sedation. Patients typically will be able to leave the office on their own.
Intravenous (IV) sedation: This form of sedation is administered directly into an individual's veins to completely calm them during their procedure. At KFA Dental Excellence, we offer IV sedation upon request for our patients.
"A superior dental experience! I truly feel I’m in good hands when I go to KFA. Everyone is extremely professional and their work is thorough. Great atmosphere, I always feel comfortable. I love the entire staff there... Super friendly and helpful! I wouldn’t go anywhere else!!"- K.H. / Google / Mar 05, 2020
"I started going to KFA Dental around 8 years ago. They are the BEST by far! Everyone in the office is kind, compassionate and professional. My dental Hygenist, Melissa, and my dentist, Dr Aldieri, have taken excellent care of me. They are truly concerned with my overall health, In addition to my dental needs. If you are considering switching, look no further. This is the place to get the absolute best care!"- E.W. / Google / Feb 29, 2020
"I have been going to this dental practice for more than 25 years and couldn't imagine getting dental work done anywhere else. They have moved from their original location and have added 2 dentists over the years but a practice I always loved got even better over time. I cannot say enough positive things about my experience there. The office is modern and immaculate. When you arrive for your appointment, you are immediately greeted by the friendly staff at the reception desk. The office is run like clockwork so you never have to wait very long. Once called in, you are personally escorted to your dental chair (which has a massage option) where they go out their way to make you feel extremely comfortable. You get personalized attention to discuss any problems or concerns you may be having in your mouth. This office has all the latest and greatest in technology to make your experience the best it can be. The dentists, hygienists and all staff members are great people who are very caring and dedicated to their profession. My family of five are all patients and although my older children moved away from the area, they return to have all their dental work done by KFA Dental!"- K.S. / Google / Feb 28, 2020
"I love KFA dental ! 5 years ago my son was treated by Dr. Kahn for some cosmetic dental work. My son was about to go away to college and was very unhappy with his smile. He rarely smiled and that made me hurt for him. We had a consultation with Dr Kahn who was happy to help my son. Dr. Kahn’s care and concern, along with his professional expertise brought back my son’s smile. To this day my son still talks about his smile and how happy he is with Dr. Kahn’s help. I would highly recommend KFA dental. #happysonhappymom AND… Over the past year Dr. Ferrari has helped me with my dental care. I came to her with concerns regarding my 30 year old cosmetic dental work. My case was extensive, needing implants , orthodontics and Endodontics along with cosmetic work. Dr Ferrari took on my case and guided me through every step of the way. She listened to my desires for a finished smile and I felt she truly understood what I was communicating. She is great at what she does, and is very detail oriented. I love the fact that she is a perfectionist and does not settle for anything less. After the structural work was completed, Dr Ferrari put her professionalism to work and completed my cosmetic work. Today was my final visit and I could not be happier. Her complete staff at KFA are wonderful as well ( From the front desk, to the office manager Christine, to the hygienists). I highly recommend Dr. Ferrari for any work (routine maintenance to cosmetic). She’s the real deal!"- L.T. / Google / Sep 29, 2021
"The KFA team are not only excellent dentists, they are a family of kind, caring professionals who patiently work with each patients needs. They have treated my entire extended family from ages 16-87. The office is immaculate. You are never rushed and there is always a comprehensive plan in place before any work begins. My husband John has worked for Henry Schein for many years and is highly selective re dentists and best practices. He has never seen a cleaner, more well run practice. Most of all they’re a lot of fun . Ps ty ty ty for everything 💕"- P.D. / Google / Sep 26, 2021
Can I Get Sedation?
While not everyone has a great deal of fear and anxiety about going to the dentist, there are many that do. Should you suffer from severe fear and anxiety at the idea of routine dental appointments, then you are probably a great candidate for sedation dentistry. We have a variety of sedation options available so we will ask you questions regarding your lifestyle and medical history to help determine which sedation option will be most effective for you. On top of sedation dentistry, we do offer cable TV, massage chairs, and noise-canceling headphones as an additional measure to help you remain calm and feel comfortable while in our office.
What Can I Expect From Sedation?
The process for sedation dentistry differs from person to person based on which method you've selected. For nitrous oxide sedation, we will temporarily calm you by putting a mask over your nose, which administers nitrous oxide gas. With IV sedation, you will be eased into a heavily relaxed state prior to the procedure through the use of medication from an IV.
Is there Any Follow-Up With Sedation?
We will carefully go over what to expect before and after your procedure and answer any questions or concerns that you may have. In some cases, you'll need to have somebody else drive you home after treatment. In others, you will be fine to drive yourself. After your procedure, getting rest and rehydrating are important to feeling more like yourself. You might be tired for the rest of the day, but that is normal and should fade within a day or so. After your procedure, you will have conquered your fear of the dentist and will be on your way to having a healthy mouth!
Patients should not have to experience phobias or nervousness to keep up their oral health, or worse, avoid it altogether. By choosing sedation dentistry at KFA Dental Excellence, your dental cleanings, exams, and procedures can become a beneficial and peaceful experience. To learn more, call our Farmingdale, NY office to speak with someone from our staff or to schedule an appointment.