Have you ever felt nervous or scared about visiting your dentist? Have you ever been overcome with fears or anxiety by merely going to your dentist’s office and receiving oral health care procedures? If so, you are not alone. This is a commonly known condition called dental anxiety. Fortunately, it can be treated with many treatments to help ensure that you receive the procedures you need without the worries and stress associated with it.
Many different people avoid the dental office until their oral health has become too painful to avoid. Unfortunately, as a result, these people usually end up with painful and costly treatments that could have easily been prevented had they kept up with their biannual appointment. We understand going to the dentist can be hard for many people, so we strive to keep you comfortable in any way we can, so you can get the oral health care you need, and leave our office with a positive experience.
To help you in your anxiety, try thinking of your favorite place and imagine yourself there. Another common technique you can use is to bring in headphones and listen to some music or listen to your favorite movie. These are proven techniques that have helped many people while having treatment. Furthermore, the most important thing you can do to help your anxiety is to talk to the staff. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Your dentist can talk to you about exactly what is going to happen, so you don’t feel off guard, and you can remain calm as you undergo treatment.
Do you wish to upgrade your oral health with dental anxiety treatments? To make sure your oral health remains in peak condition with dental anxiety treatments, please schedule an appointment with Northwest Dental Associates at our office in Medford, Oregon by calling us at 541-779-3993. Dr. Bryan and Dr. Davis will make sure you receive the dental anxiety treatments your smile requires.