Dr. Robert Eisen is an esteemed dentist with a wealth of experience in the field. His commitment to excellence is evident through his involvement in various professional associations and dental study groups. He further honed his expertise with a post-graduate program in Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Buffalo in 1995 and by graduating from the prestigious Pankey Institute, a world-renowned post-graduate dental training facility. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Eisen is deeply committed to serving the community, contributing to establishing a Dental Clinic for disadvantaged youth in Toronto, ON. His passion for dentistry and patient compassion make him a highly regarded and trusted practitioner.
Dental anxiety is a prevalent issue that affects millions of Canadians, preventing them from seeking essential dental care.
The fear of dental procedures, needles, or the dental environment can lead to avoidance behaviour, causing oral health problems to worsen over time. Fortunately, sedation dentistry has emerged as a valuable tool in managing and alleviating dental anxiety.
Dentist anxiety is not a one-size-fits-all condition. It can manifest in various ways, leading to different levels of apprehension.
Understanding these types can help dental professionals tailor their approach to each patient's unique needs.
Sedation dentistry, also known as sleep dentistry or conscious sedation, involves administering medications to relax and calm patients during dental procedures. It offers a range of benefits for individuals struggling with dental anxiety, helping them receive the care they need without overwhelming fear.
The practice of sedation dentistry in Canada is subject to strict regulations to ensure patient safety and the competency of dental professionals offering sedation services.
Each Canadian province has its own dental regulatory authority responsible for licensing and overseeing dental practitioners. These bodies establish guidelines and requirements for dentists who wish to offer sedation services. Dentists must obtain the necessary licenses and meet specific criteria to practice their dental freezing types legally.
To provide sedation safely, dentists must undergo specialized training in sedation techniques.
The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and dental colleges in various provinces set rigorous standards for education and training in this field. Dentists must also maintain their certifications through ongoing education and skill development.
Patient safety is paramount in sedation dentistry.
Dental professionals must adhere to stringent safety protocols, including monitoring patients' vital signs, ensuring appropriate equipment is on hand, and following established emergency procedures. This rigorous oversight helps mitigate risks associated with sedation and enhances patient safety.
The effectiveness of sedation dentistry is backed by studies and supported by countless patient testimonials.
Research consistently demonstrates the positive impact of sedation dentistry on patients with dental anxiety. Studies have shown that sedation significantly reduces anxiety levels, leading to increased dental visit compliance and improved oral health.
Many patients who have experienced sedation dentistry report overwhelmingly positive experiences. They often emphasize the reduced anxiety, pain management, and improved overall well-being that sedation dentistry provides.
These testimonials serve as a testament to the importance of this approach in overcoming dental anxiety.
At Barrie Smile Centre, our dedication to professionalism extends beyond our skilled team of dental practitioners - we offer a range of sedation options to suit each patient's needs, ensuring that your dental anxiety is effectively managed. From mild sedation to deeper levels of sedation, we tailor our approach to create a comfortable and stress-free experience for every patient.
At the end of the day, dental anxiety is a significant barrier to oral health care in Canada. Sedation dentistry has emerged as a valuable solution, offering patients the opportunity to receive essential dental care without overwhelming fear or anxiety.
Andrea Galick is an accomplished Dental Hygienist (RDH) with a passion for helping patients achieve optimal oral health. Andrea has built a reputation as a caring and skilled practitioner who puts her patients at ease and provides individualized care that meets their unique needs.
The Barrie Smile Centre is the best dental office I've ever been to. The staff is very friendly,professional and knowledgeable. They take away any anxiety and fear of going for a procedure. I highly recommend them!
Very clean, professional and friendly! They have done lots of work for me including 2 implants. I highly recommend them!
Very clean, professional and helpful. 2 other dentists previously tried to fix my composite veneer and both times it look awful and/or was the wrong colour. One trip here and everything was fixed!
Very friendly, helpful staff. Makes you feel welcome as soon as you enter. I needed a tooth removed and got in the same day I called. When I arrived I didn’t have to wait. I have numerous problem with my teeth and they came up with a solution. Thank you all so much.
Just got home from the Smile Centre and I'm thrilled with my results. Had Zoom whitening, and it was better than I expected. The attendant took the time to explain everything super thoroughly. She warned I may have sensitivity but so far so good. I wish I did it ages ago.
The first thing I noticed upon entering the building was the beautiful design plan and lovely staff. I was greeted at the door and made comfortable throughout my entire experience. Everything was explained to me in detail and the staff always made sure I fully understood. This is an amazing office and I would 10/10 recommend it!!
Amazing fast clean attentive friendly ! Im sold! Thankkk youuuuu guys !!!!!!! Had a wisdom.tooth taken out under sedation! All.went perfect and you guys were awesomee!
Every time I go to the Smile Centre in Barrie it’s an amazing experience! Everyone from the admin staff to the dentists are so helpful. Not only do they tell you your options (in my case options for a missing tooth), but they also explain the pros and cons of every option. I highly recommend the Smile Centre
Barrie Smile Centre is truly amazing I called and had an issue with with some tooth pain they were able to fit me in same day which I was truly grateful for. All the staff are kind and professional they truly care about there patients. Big thank you to Dr.Eisen for being so kind and helping me in this situation. I highly recommend Barrie Smile Centre 😃 Thanks again
Great family dentist, has always been on time for appointments. Doing a great job during these times with cleanliness as well! Very professional staff!