Overcoming dental anxiety can be extremely difficult for some patients. In fact, thousands of people every year go without proper oral care due to their fear of the dentist. If dental anxiety is keeping you from getting the dental care you deserve, you should know that you are not alone, and there are ways that we can help. Woodbridge, VA dentist Dr. Joseph Cavallo offers sedation dentistry options in his relaxing, welcoming and state of the art dentist office.
Types of Sedation Dentistry Woodbridge, VA
- Oral Sedation Dentistry
Oral sedation is taken in pill form. Oral sedation will be administered prior to treatment as it may take a moment to work. Patients will remain awake and completely relaxed during treatment but will have little to no memory of the procedure. Oral sedation allows patients to receive multiple treatments in one sitting saving them time money and reducing additional stress.
- Nitrous Oxide Sedation
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is inhaled by the patient through a special mask. Nitrous oxide works immediately and wears off right after the treatment is complete. The gas helps the patient to relax while they remain awake and alert.
Preventative Dentistry & Education
It may also help to remember that preventative dental care can help you avoid more complex procedures. If has been a long time since your last visit to the dentist, Dr. Cavallo and our compassionate dental care team can help you get your oral health back on track. Our team works together to support our patients, we do what we do, to see you smile with confidence.
Our Woodbridge, VA dentist office provides comprehensive dental health exams that include one – on-one time with Dr. Cavallo where he will take the time to understand your needs and goals and answer all of your oral health questions. Our team believes that education can help ease many of our patient’s fears. We take the time to explain every procedure you may need so that you understand how they will benefit your well-being and oral health.
Schedule An Oral Health Exam
To schedule a consultation contacts our Woodbridge, VA dentist office. You may also request an appointment with our convenient online form. We warmly welcome new patients, patients that have been absent from dentistry, and our returning patients in the Woodbridge area.