Posts Tagged ‘dental anxiety’

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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If you’re anxious about dental procedures, consider sedation dentistry.

Many people fear and dread their annual dentist appointments. However, avoiding regular dental checkups often leads to dental problems that go unchecked and develop into painful problems. Those problems then require more intensive dental work, which can be even more intimidating to those afraid of a dentist appointment. Fortunately, sedation dentistry has been developed specifically to help fearful patients feel more comfortable at the dentist. Sedation dentistry refers to a variety of different levels of sedation, relative to each person’s comfort. Read on to learn more about which sedation may be best for you, and how sedation can help you feel at ease while at the dentist.  (more…)

Understanding Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Avoiding the dentist based on fear or anxiety is not wise for your oral health. Don't worry, we can help you calm your nerves.

Avoiding the dentist based on fear or anxiety is not wise for your oral health. Don’t worry, we can help you calm your nerves.

Have you ever heard of someone being afraid to go to the dentist? Of course you have, because a fear of the dentist is incredibly common among both children and adults. In fact, if you are reading this there is a good chance that you are that someone. Don’t fret, you aren’t alone. Affinity Dental is here to help you understand the reasoning behind dental anxiety and phobia and address how to ease your worries. (more…)