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Anxiety at the Dentist

We'll Help Your Dental Anxiety If you're nervous about your dental care, knowing that you are not alone is helpful. Dental anxiety or phobia is one of the most common fears shared by millions. And it's understandable since your mouth and teeth are very sensitive and personal areas. To have someone intruding can make you [...]

Anxiety at the Dentist2022-07-05T20:03:39+00:00

Dental Phobia… What Can You Do?

It's normal to be a little nervous about going to the dentist. Truth be told, most people don't look forward to their visits. However, others may have an elevated fear that causes increased stress and anxiety before their appointment. Still others might have a true dental phobia, where the thought alone is absolutely terrifying. An [...]

Dental Phobia… What Can You Do?2021-09-17T19:34:07+00:00

Dental Phobia: Do You Have It?

How to Handle Dental Phobia Although our practice is peaceful and serene, we know that some patients need a little more to get the extra comfort and security they need. For those that are nervous when it comes to dentistry, we have extensive experience working with 'dental phobia.' We designed our practice to provide a [...]

Dental Phobia: Do You Have It?2020-11-17T00:24:55+00:00

Coping With Dental Fear

We Have Suggestions It's normal to have some level of anxiety about going to the dentist, especially if you're expecting bad news. For many others, however, this anxiety rises to the level of fear/phobia. These patients may experience advanced signs of stress such as shaking, confusion, heart palpitations, or changes in blood pressure. Unfortunately, this [...]

Coping With Dental Fear2019-09-24T08:00:09+00:00

Avoiding the Dentist?

Break the Cycle! Have you been avoiding the dentist due to fear or anxiety? Or has it been so long that you're embarrassed or ashamed? At our practice, we promise to never "guilt-trip" or scold you about your teeth. Instead, we simply focus on positive change to our patients' health, and you'll find that our [...]

Avoiding the Dentist?2018-11-27T08:00:05+00:00

Dental Phobia

Not in my mouth you don't! The bad thing about dental phobia is that it prevents people from seeking the care they need—when they need it. The good thing about it is that, today, we can treat fear as successfully as we treat tooth decay or crooked teeth. Over six million people experience some degree [...]

Dental Phobia2016-06-07T00:00:12+00:00

Dealing with a Dental Phobia

The bad thing about dental phobia is that it prevents people from seeking the care they need—when they need it. The good thing about it is that, today, we can treat fear as successfully as we treat tooth decay or crooked teeth. Over six million people experience some degree of anxiety when they visit the [...]

Dealing with a Dental Phobia2015-06-09T00:00:10+00:00

Fear…It’s All in Your Head

Fear is a learned response, and what can be learned can also be unlearned. We still have a lot to learn about fear, but certain things we do know. Dental fear, for example, is often the result of vicarious learning. Take you, for instance. Even though you've never had a tooth removed, you've maybe heard [...]

Fear…It’s All in Your Head2015-02-10T00:00:11+00:00