Dental fear is a common dental concern that patients may experience. At East Market Dental, Dr. Deepti Sareen and our dental care team work closely with patients with dental fear to ensure they get the dental treatment they need. We provide a safe, comfortable environment to help our patients feel relaxed during their visit to our dental office. Dr. Sareen takes the time to listen to each patient’s needs and create a dental experience based on your personal needs.
When patients avoid visiting the dentist, they are more likely to develop complex dental problems that may require advanced treatment. The goal is to prevent complex dental problems and equipped our patients with the tools they need to improve their oral health.
If you have been away from the dentist, or if you are looking for a new dentist in the Fairfax, VA area, our dental care team can help you improve your oral health. For patients with advanced cases of dental fear and anxiety, Dr. Sareen may suggest sedation dentistry. We offer a full range of dental sedation options that can be tailored to meet your needs.
Dental Sedation in Fairfax VA
Dr. Sareen is a certified IV sedation dentist in Fairfax, VA. Sedation dentistry allows patients to remain relaxed and comfortable during treatment. At East Market Dental, we offer a wide range of dental sedation options. Dr. Sareen will work with you to determine which type of sedation best suits your needs.
- Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is inhaled through a nasal mask. Patients remain awake and alert but are completely relaxed throughout their procedure.
- Oral conscious sedation is a prescription medication prescribed by Dr. Sareen. Dr. Sareen will instruct the patient on the timing of taking the pill. In most cases, the pill is taken prior to your scheduled treatment so that you are relaxed by the time of your appointment.
- IV sedation is ideal for patients with advanced cases of dental fear or anxiety. IV Conscious sedation is designed to put the patient into a sleep-like state during their treatment.
To learn more about dental sedation, visit East Market Dental in Fairfax, VA. To schedule an appointment, call (703) 291-0198 or request an appointment online.