If you find yourself constantly suffering from dental anxiety, it means that underlying stresses and fears will need to be dealt with. There are several forms of treatments that can help alleviate concerns and worries that often arise with dental anxiety. However, always be sure to let your dentist know about any concerns or worries you may have, as a fear of the unknown is often one of the leading causes of dental anxiety.
By speaking with your dentist about your dental anxiety, he can walk you through the step-by-step process for your oral care treatments and procedures. If for any reason you need to receive tooth restorations and repairs, your dentist will be able to help alleviate concerns by giving you detailed explanations on what to expect.
Several methods are available for treating dental anxiety and stress as much as possible. If you are suffering from stress, speak with your dentist about the use of calming and relaxing music in the office as well as stress-relieving tools including stress balls and fidget spinners. Furthermore, working on breathing routines, such as slowly breathing and counting your breaths have been known to help treat dental anxiety. It can also help to visualize yourself in a place that brings you joy.
Dr. Maral Seroon and all of our fantastic team are located in Norristown, Pennsylvania. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Smile Concepts Dental for dental anxiety care, please call our dentist office at 484-704-7675.