Help! I’m Afraid of the Dentist!

Help! I’m Afraid of the Dentist!

What do you offer to reduce my fear? People are anxious about going to the dentist for different reasons, including worrying about the effectiveness of localized anesthetic and feeling like the dentist is rushed or is neglecting your concerns. Other factors include anticipation of pain, the cost of the procedure, past negative experiences and even the sterile smell of the dental office. Interrupting the normal day’s routine to visit the dentist also is a factor in general anxiety. If not addressed, dental anxiety can lead to unnecessary oral health problems as a result of avoiding the dentist, which in turn can end up leading to much more time spent in the dental chair when treatment is the only option We work to reduce your anxiety before you even set foot in our office. This process begins when you make your appointment. Our staff has been trained to tell you what to expect and to answer any questions you have to ensure that you will be comfortable during your visit. An understanding of your dental services and treatment can help to relieve dental anxiety. Make sure you ask questions and request informational materials, if desired. We know that here are many reasons why you might be anxious about going visiting us. We offer many ways to help make you comfortable and overcome your fears. We offer the following. Oral Conscious Sedation Noise Canceling Headphones Nitrous (laughing gas) Aromatherapy neck wraps Pain free Anesthetic (STA) Your favorite television shows Pain free cleanings Any radio station in the world Empathy & Respect Compassion & Understanding   If you are seeing us for...