NuCalm is a natural form of sedation dentistry that is used to relax both the mind and body during a dental treatment. It involves a topical cream or dietary supplement, a microcurrent stimulation device, a relaxation eye mask, a NuCalm app, and headphones to create deep relaxation. This innovative technology allows the patient to enter a calmed and relaxed state-of-mind as they receive dental treatment. At Contemporary Dentistry in Gilbert, AZ, Dr. Kathy Jacobsen uses NuCalm for her patients that may be experiencing anxiety or fear about attending a dental treatment or exam.
"Awesome visit X10! The entire staff is wonderful and friendly. Thank you all for making this so easy and painless!!!"- A.B. / Google / Jan 10, 2020
"This office is fabulous. All of the staff make you feel welcome immediately. They are knowledgeable and very professional. Jenna did an amazing job cleaning my teeth. I found Dr Jacobsen to be friendly, very calm, very personable, and knowledgeable with myself and several patients that I observed. I was in the dental field for 44 years and am very particular. I highly recommend this office. This is definitely the office for you if you need knowledge, kindness and caring. They work together well and for their patients. I travel 1000 miles for Dr Jacobsen and her staff. I know you will be impressed and happy if you need dental work and visit her office. Thanks again for another great appointment today."- L.K. / Google / Oct 01, 2021
"Kathy is by far the best dentist I’ve ever been to. She is patient, kind, fair, timely, & treats her patients with a great deal of respect. Her staff is friendly & efficient as well making the whole experience pleasant."- R.R. / Google / Aug 06, 2021
"I have been going to Kathy and her team for years now. Always they all make you feel at home. Courteous to the fullest and explain everything clearly without any surprise charges. Thank you for a good and quick check up and cleaning today!"- O.M. / Yelp / Aug 03, 2021
"A really great place, friendly staff and a great dentist. They are willing to work with your schedule and accommodate you. Really enjoy coming here like a second family."- K.S. / Google / Jul 22, 2021
NuCalm is an ideal option for patients who want a natural approach to sedation dentistry. It can be used for a dental examination, cleaning, or treatment. NuCalm can help control stress and reduce anxiety both before and after treatment. Dr. Jacobsen can consult with you about all sedation dentistry options available to you prior to treatment to help you pick the best one for you.
What to Expect
The first step in the NuCalm process involves either applying the topical relaxation cream or taking the dietary supplements. These are used to counteract adrenaline. The microcurrent stimulation device will then be attached to the patient’s body and will work to interrupt the body’s natural stress response. The next step includes putting headphones on the patient which can be connected to the NuCalm app and can play relaxing music or nature sounds. The last step is for the patient to put on an eye mask and fall deeper into relaxation.
After the procedure or treatment, the NuCalm devices will be removed from the patient. The patient will feel relaxed, but not drowsy. They should be able to drive themselves home and return to their normal daily activities. Since NuCalm promotes relaxation and blocks stress, patients may experience a more efficient and quick recovery from any dental procedure.
NuCalm may not always be covered by your specific insurance provider or policy. Before your treatment, our financial team will contact your provider to identify any additional costs. We also offer financial planning and monthly membership options with our Smiles Club.
Plan Your Procedure
With NuCalm, a patient can experience a natural way to enjoy an anxiety-free visit to the dentists. Dr. Jacobsen and her team at Contemporary Dentistry offer NuCalm as a way to create a positive dental experience for their patients. To learn more, contact our Gilbert, AZ office to schedule a consultation today.