The dentist’s office has long been a source of bad puns and jokes, but for many of you, a fear of the dentist is no laughing matter. For some, this dental anxiety or fear is so severe that appointments are avoided, and serious oral health issues are ignored. We know that this fear is real, and we want to do what we can to make your visit a comfortable experience no matter what the reason for the anxiety may be. Read on to discover how we help you overcome dentophobia so you can get the dental treatment you need.
Do you fear going to the dentist’s office? Despite all the advances in technology and methodology made in dentistry, dental anxiety remains one of the most common phobias. This anxiety can be a major source of distress when it comes time for dental appointments. In fact, 10% of Americans have such a strong dental phobia they avoid going to the dentist altogether. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is a solution that allows you to get the dental treatment you need while remaining relaxed and worry-free.