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General question about dentistry? The answer may be on this FAQ list. Please browse through the questions to find answers to your questions. If your question is not listed, please contact Dr. Gore or Dr. Hoover by emailing [email protected] or calling (804) 302-5981.

Sedation Dentistry

Will I feel any pain?

No. You will feel nothing!

Will I be unconscious?

No, you will be in a deeply relaxed state but responsive.

Will I be monitored?

Yes, a team member is always with you and your vital signs are monitored during the entire visit. You are never alone.

How long will I be relaxing?

Depending on your needs, from two to six hours.

Will someone need to accompany me?

Yes, due to the sedative effects of the medication, you will need someone to drive you to the dentist and home again.

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