Simple Tips to Help You Deal with Dental Anxiety

by | May 16, 2016 | General Dentistry

It’s important to remember that dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition, where in a person feels undue stress and anxiety in association with regular dental procedures. Dr. Espino has seen many patients over the years, some of which have struggled with dental anxiety. As such [heshe] offers up a few key considerations to help people with dental anxiety feel more at ease.

Let Dr. Espino know if you have had issues with dental anxiety, during past dental procedures. This way [heshe] can be prepared to take a little extra time to answer your questions and help to ease your fears.

Some people experience dental anxiety, related to feeling a loss of control over your own body. By asking a few basic questions at the start of start of the appointment might help you feel better informed. For many people understanding the details of the procedure helps them feel empowered.

Yet other people might experience dental anxiety because they feel the mouth is an intimate part of the body. If you happen to feel this way, it’s important to remember that everyone working with Dr. Espino is a highly trained professional. They are passionate about providing you with the highest level of oral healthcare.

Some people are put at ease by breathing nitrous oxide. If this is an option you would like to explore, please feel free to ask you dentist or hygienist about your options.

If you have issues with dental anxiety and you would like to explore your options beforehand, please feel free to call Dr. Espino at 830-268-4447 to schedule your next appointment.