Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry
510 N. Washington St, Suite 301, Falls Church, VA 22046

Oral Sedation in Falls Church, VA

Oral sedation in Falls Church makes dental patients more comfortable.

There’s no reason to let fear or discomfort about a dental procedure stand in the way of better oral care. Whether you suffer from a severe gag reflex or just general dental anxiety, your Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry professionals can help you get the care you need.

Our experienced sedation experts will ensure you remain relaxed throughout your dental visit. We offer a wide range of conscious sedation methods, allowing us to choose the right one for the patient and the procedure about to be performed. You’ll get the quality dental work so essential to your oral health without the usual discomfort or anxiety.

What to expect with sedation dentistry.

Dr. Herrmann has been trained and certified to administer oral conscious sedation. You will be awake enough to communicate with us, yet very relaxed. Patients report that even long appointments seem to fly by quickly, and they often forget much of what went on during treatment. For patients needing general anesthetic, commonly called “going to sleep,” we use specially trained doctors to provide the anesthesia while we perform your dentistry.

Oral sedation to help you relax.

Oral sedation, a common sedation method, helps you reach a comfortable state while remaining fully conscious. We will choose the appropriate medication for you based on your age and weight, any other medicines you are taking, and the length of the procedure. This is given oral when you arrive at the office.

How oral sedation works.

During treatment, your vital signs will be closely monitored to ensure you remain comfortable. In most cases, the effects will wear off shortly after the procedure. Even so, you must bring an adult along to make sure you get safely home afterward.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I highly recommend Herrmann & Desio Family Dentistry. Nicole has been my hygienist for several years, and she is fantastic! She’s very thorough, careful, and most of all friendly and so easy […]
Matthew S.
I’ve been coming to see Drs. Hermann and Desio for over 20 years. I continue to make the trip from out of town twice each year, because I know a good thing, when I’ve found it! The entire staff […]
Anonymous
Always have a good experience here! Great doctors and staff.
Scott C.
Dr Herrmann is a very good and kind doctor . His office is a wonderful place for those who dread the dentist . Friendly people and bright pretty office. I have taken my son here also and referred […]
Debra B.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Desio and his associates for the past ten years. They offer great customer service, dental care and the most up to date technology and procedures. I’ve just had my […]
Garrett K.
Have been coming here for years and they have always been so friendly. Perfect for families and for an overall wonderful experience.
Melanie N.
I was a little early and the tech was able to take me early. I always try to be on time or early and appreciate it when I can be taken early. She was very efficient and knowledgeable. I was in and […]
Anonymous
Been going here for years. Very friendly and capable dentists, hygenists, and staff. Demonstrated expertise and balanced advice. Highly recommend them.
Jeremy S.
My wife and I have been coming to Dr. Herrmann since we moved to the area four years ago. We always have a great experience and have never have to sit in the waiting room. Nicole is wonderful […]
Jacob P.
My experience was great today as Danielle is really good and easy to talk with and Dr. Desio is always fun to chat with.
Kimberly W.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Herrmann since the beginning of his dental practice in Falls Church, over twenty years! He handles dental procedures some dentists will not do. I know of no dentist more […]
Robert H.
Nikki, the hygienist, was great and accommodating. Pleasure to see Dr. Hermann again. I wish him a happy retirement. I’ve been seeing him since I was 7. I’m 31 now. Fantastic office and staff.
John A.
No one does it better. The offices are welcoming, the staff are extraordinary, and the treatments are as comfortable as possible. Cleanings are a breeze and take place in an environment that feels […]
Scott M.
Best dentist and hygienist ever!!! So friendly!!! They keep my amazing smile going!!!
Cassy D.
Great service and excellent care.
Akeem F.
I’ve been a patient of Drs. Herrmann and Desio for over 20 years. They are both caring and gentle professionals, and their office staff is top notch. In my late 50s I decided to try Invisilign. […]
Honora D.
I am a new patient at Hermann and Desio Dental and as embarassing it is to say this, I haven’t had dental work done in a long time. The whole staff was very friendly and made me feel comfortable, […]
Soojin C.
The staff is friendly and personable which makes the experience comfortable.
Rosalind J.
Nicole is hilarious! Great experience!
Matthew B.
I was late and still taken care of promptly and professionally. I’ve had many root canals in my life. This was probably the most comfortable one.
Kathryn P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (703) 988-6938
Fax: (703) 237-7489
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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