Central Virginia General Dentistry
Preventive and restorative care for a healthier smile
Getting the care you need
should be simple
With general dentistry and routine appointments at Commonwealth Dentistry, we’ll make sure your smile is healthy and ready for the future. If you need a restorative or periodontal treatment such as fillings, a crown, or even a dental implant, our specialists are ready to make sure you feel confident in your oral health future.
Convenient Routine Appointments
With multiple locations and always on-time appointments, trips to our office are convenient and respectful of your time and schedule.
We offer sedation options to ensure your comfort no matter the procedure. Our friendly staff will always make sure you feel at ease.
Insurance & Financing Options
We accept the majority of major insurance plans as well as many regional plans. For those without insurance, take advantage of our in-house discount plan.
Specialists On Staff
We have dedicated general dentists and specialized doctors to provide orthodontics, pediatrics, periodontics, and endodontics.
General dentistry at Commonwealth Dentistry
Prophylaxis (Teeth Cleaning)
A prophylaxis dental appointment offers preventive treatment for a thorough teeth cleaning. Attending your regular prophylaxis appointment will help maintain the health of your mouth.
Whether you’re dealing with a chipped tooth, toothache, swelling, or general discomfort, we have multiple locations and offer convenient appointment times to address your needs. Learn more.
Utilizing a tooth-colored resin, composite fillings are used to fill cavities. These fillings naturally blend in with the rest of your teeth.
Root Canal Therapy/Endodontics
Root canal therapy, a part of endodontics, is designed to remove nerves from infected tooth pulp. This procedure eliminates infection and pain while reducing the risk of future infections.
A simple tooth extraction involves removing a tooth due to decay, disease, or trauma. Our expert doctors will ensure your comfort and a gentle removal of your tooth.
Dental sealant application onto tooth enamel helps protect teeth from plaque, decay, and potential cavities for up to ten years, even with normal chewing.
We offer various options to alleviate and resolve TMD/TMJ concerns. Our solutions range from relaxation techniques and therapies to helpful oral devices or medications.
To ensure your comfort during treatment, we provide personalized sedation options, including nitrous oxide (laughing gas), dental anesthesia, and IV sedation.
General dentistry can help you…
Maintain your oral health
Clean and polish teeth
Prevent issues from developing
Restore your teeth or gums if damage has occurred
General dentistry FAQs
Are general dental check-ups necessary if I have no dental issues or pain?
Yes, regular dental check-ups are crucial even if you're not experiencing dental issues or pain. They help identify potential problems early, preventing more significant and costly issues in the future.
How can I alleviate dental anxiety or fear?
Dental anxiety is common. Our team is focused on creating a positive, comfortable experience for all our patients. Additionally, we recommend relaxation techniques like deep breathing or bringing a support buddy to your appointment to feel more at ease during your visit.
What should I do if I have a dental emergency?
If you have sudden pain that won’t go away or another dental emergency, contact us. We offer same-day appointments for emergency care and will help you feel better fast.
How often should I visit the dentist?
We recommend that most patients visit us every six months for a regular check-up and prophylaxis. However, the frequency of your dental visits can vary depending on your oral health needs. Some individuals with specific dental conditions or a history of gum disease may need more frequent appointments. Your dentist will assess your oral health and recommend a visitation schedule tailored to your specific needs during your first visit and subsequent check-ups.
Becoming a patient is easy
Are you ready for a dentist who puts you first?
Finally, the dental experience you deserve. Appointments at Commonwealth Dentistry are convenient, efficient, and provide you with the personal attention you deserve.
What to expect at your first appointment:
- Meet with your hygienist for a comprehensive exam and X-rays
- Full professional dental cleaning and polish for most patients
- We’ll investigate for periodontal disease or any other underlying issues
- Create a personalized care plan and answer your questions
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Our dentists, specialists, and care team are ready to help you look and feel your best.