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Delmarva Sedation Dentistry

The Shore Choice

Experience Dental Excellence In Ocean City, Maryland

Does fear or apprehension prevent you from visiting the dentist? Do you feel like you never get numb? Maybe you have a busy schedule and just can’t find the time. You need someone who understands and shares your concerns. Dr. Edward T. Dougherty and our team at Delmarva Sedation Dentistry will help you overcome dental anxiety by establishing a foundation of trust and respect. We’ll listen to your needs and goals without judgment and help you arrive at a decision about your dental care. Our sedation dentistry options promote a positive, relaxing, and pain free experience.

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IV Sedation

Relax, You’re in Good Hands

Your health, comfort and safety are our top priorities. Dr. Dougherty is hospital-trained in IV sedation and certified in IV sedation and oral sedation. Dr. Dougherty is also a sedation permit examiner for the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners. As a member and Master of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, Dr. Dougherty stays on the forefront of the latest techniques and advanced education to ensure a wonderful pain free sedation visit.

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What Patients are Saying

“Incredible! Dr. D is kind and thoughtful, and approaches the entire experience in a calm way without any judgement. He makes you feel like everything is fine, and that confidence paired with his skill means that I don't have to worry. He's willing to work with whatever anxiety you may have and calms or numbs your pain and dental stress away. I used to hate going to the dentist. Now, I have a trusted expert that can help.” Scott P., Ocean City, MD
“After having a bad dental experience, I heard about Dr Dougherty and made an appointment. I had a great experience and would highly recommend him to any one with dental fear/anxiety.” Clark E., Bethesda, MD
“Dr. Dougherty makes even the hardest and most painful procedures feel as simple and easy as a gentle tooth cleaning. I highly recommend Dr. D for everyone!” Tony W., Berlin, MD
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Implant Dentistry

Restore Your Smile & Confidence

ith dental services ranging from extractions and endodontics to full dentures and dental implants, we can restore your smile and set you on the path to optimal oral health. We also offer a variety of advanced surgical procedures, including bone grafting, sinus lifts and full-mouth extractions. Rest assured knowing Dr. Dougherty can navigate even the most complex of cases and help rejuvenate your health and wellbeing. Delmarva and Washington, DC-area patients have trusted us for over 20 years, and we can help you, too!

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Get the Smile of Your Dreams

If you are interested in improving your appearance with cosmetic dentistry services such as porcelain veneers, direct bonding, metal-free crowns or teeth whitening – we’ll ensure your experience with us is comfortable and rewarding. Cosmetic dentistry has never been more accessible and affordable, and Dr. Dougherty has the training and experience necessary to help achieve your dream smile. Start loving your teeth again and increase your confidence… contact us today for a cosmetic dentistry consultation!

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Giving Back

Serving Our Community & the World

Our commitment to helping people smile extends well beyond our doors. Dr. Dougherty and our team take great pride in giving back to the entire Delmarva peninsula - from Ocean City to Bethany Beach, Shelbyville, Rehoboth, Fenwick, Ocean Pines, Salisbury, and Berlin - as well as the world. Our involvement with Non-Profit Dental Charities includes Doctors Without Borders, Mission Of Mercy, and University Missions. We're also locally involved with Freeman Stage, Delaware Botanical Gardens, Coastal Hospice, Delaware Tech, Embassy Series, Delaware Police Department, Roxanna Fire Department and more.

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