Phobia - Fear - Anxiety
I understand that some of you may feel very anxious about visiting the dentist. Dental phobia can make you feel overwhelmed and distressed, causing you to avoid dental care altogether. This fear may be because of past bad experiences, fear of pain, worries about losing control, or even just the sight of needles and drills.
I want you to know that dental phobia can have a big impact on your oral health. If you delay or avoid necessary dental treatments, it can lead to complications and make your oral conditions worse.
For those of you struggling with dental anxiety, I know that the physical symptoms can be distressing too. You might experience a fast heartbeat, low blood pressure, or sweating. In severe cases, some patients may even have panic attacks or faint during dental visits, which can make the fear even worse.
But, I have good news for you! There are effective treatments available, like IV sedation, nitrous oxide or oral sedation that can help you manage and overcome dental phobia. With sedation dentistry, you can get the dental care you need in a safe and comfortable way, without feeling overwhelmed by fear.
I care about your oral health and overall well-being, and I want to make your dental visits as pleasant as possible. If you have any concerns or fears, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me. Together, we can find the best way to ensure you receive the dental care you need.