Posts Tagged ‘ dental anxiety ’

Types of Medications Used for Dental Sedation

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

You know it’s been too long since you last visited the dentist, but the very thought of picking up the phone and calling brings heightened anxiety. The last time you went wasn’t pleasant and you don’t want a repeat experience. Does this sound familiar to you? Are you one of the 40 million Americans who

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What Causes Dental Anxiety?

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

When you hear someone mention visiting the dentist, do you get sweaty palms and a nervous stomach? Do you frequently cancel dental appointments – even if you’re in pain? If you are nodding yes, you may have a serious case of dental anxiety. While it may seem to be a made up term, it is

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7 Ways Oral Sedation Makes Dental Treatment More Comfortable

Oct 18th, 2017 | By

With the introduction of oral sedation into the dental industry, dentists today are able to make dental care more relaxing and comfortable for their patients. While dental anxiety is a primary reason that many patients choose to implement oral sedation into their treatment – it’s not the only reason. If you struggle from dental anxiety,

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Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

Sep 14th, 2017 | By

Did you know that there’s an actual term that’s used to describe being afraid of the dentist? It’s called dental anxiety – and it’s a real issue that affects nearly 40 million people each year. The level of fear differs amongst individuals. For some, it means increased heart rate and nausea when attending appointments. For

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What to Expect at Your Appointment with Dental Sedation

Jul 12th, 2017 | By

For some people, just the thought of going to the dentist brings on feelings of fear and anxiety. Dental anxiety could be the result of an unpleasant past experience or just general apprehension. Depending on the level of anxiety you experience, it can prevent you from receiving the dental procedures you need in order to

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety Caused by a Painful Experience

Jun 16th, 2017 | By
Dentist anxiety caused by fear of painful experience.

For many, the word “dentist” creates a heightened level of anxiety and fear when mentioned, often resulting in a faster heart rate, nervous stomach, and cold sweat. It is not uncommon for this particular person to experience these same side effects when driving by a nearby dental office or seeing a medical professional in a

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The Quickest, Most Comfortable Option for Full-Mouth Restoration

Jun 8th, 2017 | By
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Often referred to as a non-surgical facelift, a full-mouth reconstruction provides you with an entirely new smile. When you require multiple dental procedures in order to correct a problematic smile, we recommend a full-mouth restoration. During this treatment, a series of restorative procedures are conducted, depending on what needs to be done to improve the appearance and functioning

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Top 5 Reasons People are Scared of the Dentist

May 13th, 2017 | By

For some people, attending a dental visit is accompanied by sweating and a racing heart beat. According to the Dental Fears Research Clinic, roughly 5-8 percent of people avoid scheduling and attending their dentist visits due to overwhelming fear. It’s not necessarily the fact that we’re scared of the dentist, but rather we’re afraid of

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Does Sedation Dentistry Help With Dental Phobia?

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

Dental phobia is a legitimate issue that can prevent patients of all ages from visiting the dentist year after year. For some, what once occurred as a result of a bad childhood dental experience, grew into a deep, gut-wrenching and debilitating fear, causing them to avoid the dentists at all cost as an adult. Dental

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How Sedation Dentistry Works

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

Why Sedation Dentistry? For those with dental anxiety, getting necessary treatments can be agony. But you don’t have to suffer from a crippling phobia to benefit from sedation dentistry. As dentists, we know that there are few people in the world who actually like having dental work done. Most people would rather be doing anything

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