For patients with dental fear or anxiety visiting the dentist for a routine dental exam can be difficult. At Ridgetop Dental our team of dentists works with you to create a safe, comfortable, and relaxing visit to our Northern VA dental office.
We encourage patients to ask any questions they may have about their treatment. Through open communication, we are able to tailor your dental experience to match your unique needs. We work diligently to provides personalized solutions for patients experiencing dental fear and anxiety.
At Ridgetop Dental in Reston, VA, we work with our patients to help them manage their dental fear and anxiety. We understand dental fear can affect your oral health. We consider our Reston dental office a no judgment zone. We encourage patients to visit our office no matter the condition of their oral health. We offer a complete range of solution to address your dental needs. To learn more about your options, call us or request an appointment online.
Dental Sedation in Northern VA
We offer a complete range of sedation dentistry options to meet your needs.
- Nitrous oxide: commonly referred to as “laughing gas”, nitrous oxide is a gas administered through a nasal mask. Nitrous oxide takes effect right away and wears off immediately once the mask is removed. Patients are able to drive themselves to and from our Reston dental office.
- IV sedation: Ridgetop Dental in Reston, VA offers IV sedation for more complex dental procedures. We enlist the help of a board-certified anesthesiologist to administer your sedation in the comfort of our dental office.
- General Anesthesia: A board-certified anesthesiologist will administer your general anesthesia before your treatment. General anesthesia will put you into a sleep-like state during your dental treatment. Patients who undergo general anesthesia will require an escort home after treatment.
Your Reston dentist will work with you to determine which sedation option is right for you. Your dentist will review your medical history and analyze your specific case to choose your ideal sedation option for your needs.