Are you a nervous patient when you visit the dentist? Do you avoid scheduling an appointment or delay needed treatment out of fear? If you experience these feelings, you are not alone. There is a large percentage of dental patients that experience some form of nervousness that ranges from minor nerves to extreme fear. We believe in helping all patients and will help address each patient’s needs and assist everyone to be comfortable when they visit our office.
Does the very thought of going to the dentist send shivers down your spine? You may be suffering from dental anxiety or phobia. This can be caused by a traumatic dental or healthcare experience, or generalized anxiety and phobias. Some people could experience this as a slight nervousness, but for others, a trip to the dentist can be an actual nightmare that prevents them from getting appropriate treatment.