Relieving Dental Anxiety Call Today For Comfortable Dentistry!
  • Relax with a choice of sedation options
  • Enjoy soft pillows & cozy blankets
  • Receive compassionate care from our team

We Work Hard at Relieving Dental Anxiety in Waco

We understand all about dental fear. Over the years, our dentists have helped many patients through their fear and provided the dental care their smiles needed. Relieving dental anxiety in Waco is one of our top priorities. When you visit Starr General Dentistry, our gentle treatment will help you:

  • Relax and enjoy your dental care
  • Reduce your anxiety about future dental visits
  • Gain peace of mind about your oral health
  • Reduce the likelihood you’ll need extensive treatment down the road

Call our smile care experts today at 254-401-0129 to schedule an appointment for relaxing dentistry. You’ll find us on Cobbs Drive, not far from Ridgewood Country Club.

Our Team Will Put You at Ease So You Can Get the Care You Need

We have some of the most compassionate team members around. Our staff is trained to provide each patient top-level care in the most comfortable setting possible. We’ll answer any questions you have, and we’ll proceed at your pace so that you’re fully relaxed during your procedure or exam. Plus, you’ll feel comfortable knowing we won’t keep you waiting long in our waiting room.

If you need extra help easing your anxiety, you’re welcome to take your pick of sedation options:

  • Inhaled Sedation – This sedation method uses a sweet-smelling gas known as laughing gas. It will immediately put you in a relaxed state when you breathe it in. The effects will vanish just as quickly afterward, so you’ll be safe to drive yourself home.
  • Oral Conscious Sedation – We’ll prescribe a small pill for you to take before your procedure. By the time it begins, your mind and body will feel totally at ease, and you’ll have no concerns. A trusted friend or family member will need to drive you home after your appointment.

Besides our sedation options, we also have warm blankets and soft pillows on hand. You’re welcome to either or both of them to help you feel at home. If you need anything else, just tell one of our staff members, and we’ll be glad to help.

When you’re nervous about your dental care, visit the experts at relieving dental anxiety in Waco. Call Starr General Dentistry today at 254-401-0129, or schedule an appointment online.

Common Questions About Relieving Dental Anxiety

Can you help with relieving dental anxiety?

Of course! The first step is sharing your anxious feelings and their possible causes, such as prior negative experiences at the dentist or past difficulties in getting numb for procedures. Once we know your issues, we can work with you on strategies to alleviate them. Many patients find relief by taking advantage of one of our methods of dental sedation: laughing gas or oral medication.

Are there steps I can take at home to relieve dental anxiety?

Before your appointment, we suggest visualizing a positive experience and practicing deep breathing exercises. You can also visit our office at a quiet time, when other patients may not be around. Ask us about this option when you call us to make your appointment. Share any concerns you have with us beforehand. We can even establish a signal for you to use to indicate if you need a break.

Why is relieving dental anxiety important?

Fear of the dentist can be so severe that a patient will not come into the office for decades at a time. Because oral health affects overall health, this person is likely suffering not only in their mouth but also in other areas of their body. It’s important that we find a solution for the fear so that every patient can remain healthy.