Do you feel anxious when you are due to visit our office? If so, you are not alone! Dental anxiety is a very real emotion that many patients experience. Whether you have difficulty sitting for long periods of time, are not a fan of the sounds of the office, or had a prior negative experience, our team does everything we can to help you feel comfortable while in our office and under our care. We do our best to help our patients understand each treatment and know what to expect during their appointment. We wanted to share some useful tips that may help you feel more relaxed before and during your visit. Continue reading to learn more.
Do you feel extremely nervous about the dentist and avoid coming to our office altogether? If this describes you, then you are not alone. Millions of Americans experience some form of dental anxiety, which keeps them from receiving the care and treatment they need for optimum oral health. When you repeatedly delay or cancel dentist visits, it creates a vicious cycle of avoidance, leading to potential dental emergencies and lengthy treatments, which brings back the nervous feelings and avoidance again. If dental anxiety is a concern for you or a loved one, we offer sedation dentistry at our office to help you get the care you need.