Many people have dental anxiety. If you’re afraid of the dentist, call Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. We offer oral conscious sedation (sleep dentistry), cosmetic dentistry, and preventive oral health care in Alexandria.
Picture the following scenario: You are stretched out in a chair at your Alexandria dentist office holding a remote as you try to tune into your favorite Virginia radio station. A dental assistant clips a paper bib around your neck. Someone switches on a bright overhead light and you see latex-gloved hands moving toward your […]
Some people experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With oral conscious sedation, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. Oral sedation dentistry, relaxation dentistry, conscious sedation and anxiety-free dentistry are all terms used to describe this type of treatment. In addition to alleviating anxiety, oral conscious sedation […]
When I discuss sedation dentistry with new Mt. Vernon cosmetic dentistry patients, I encounter many misconceptions. The purpose of today’s Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry article is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation. Myth #1: With Alexandria Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious Some nervous Alexandria dental patients are not […]
Hello Mt. Vernon dental blog visitors, welcome to the James D. Geren, DDS blog. I am Dr. James D. Geren and I specialize in Cosmetic & Family Dentistry and dental crowns. A close Alexandria friend of mine recently expressed fears about her upcoming root canal. She was anxious about the pain she might experience and […]
At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry we know that many children in Alexandria fear going to the dentist. I am Dr. James D. Geren and my staff and I at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry want to make your child’s first visit to my family dentistry practice a positive experience. Regular dental check-ups from toddler age […]
Pain isn’t fun. Your Alexandria family dentist knows this, and that is why the dental team at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry have made patient comfort a top priority. In conjunction with creating a relaxing environment, your dentist has various medications that can reduce and even eliminate pain associated with different dental procedures to give […]
Many Alexandria cosmetic dentistry patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sleep dentistry). There are three main types of sedation options available in the Alexandria area.