You know that you probably should visit the dentist a few times each year for dental cleanings and exams. Yet, your dental anxiety makes it difficult to schedule and keep an appointment.
It’s time to do something about your fear of the dentist, and Starr General Dentistry wants to help.
Here are a few things you can do.
Discuss Your Concerns
Many people experience anxiety about dental care. For some, this is a general worry about dental visits. For others, the concerns involve a specific procedure or piece of equipment.
Whether you have a fear of pain or you worry that you will be criticized if your teeth aren’t in perfect condition, you should let us know. We aren’t going to judge you. We are here to help, and we want to personalize your experience so you feel at ease.
Ask About Amenities
You are more likely to get the care you need if you feel comfortable. This is why we offer amenities such as pillows and blankets along with dental sedation. You can be cozy and pain-free anytime you make an appointment with our team.
Get to Know Us
One of the best ways to feel relaxed is to know the people who are helping you. Schedule a consultation so you can meet our dental professionals and get a better understanding of how we approach patient care. Dental anxiety is not going to disappear in a single visit, but it does get easier. As you get a better understanding of how we treat our patients, you can feel at ease because you will know what to expect.