Dental Visit Anxiety

Feeling anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist is common. It is not something to be ashamed or embarrassed about. In fact, nearly one-third of the population deals with some level of anxiety when it comes to their dental visits.

There are many different personal reasons people have a fear about visiting the dentist – each reason as unique as the person experiencing the fear. You can learn more about different types of dental anxiety and how to overcome them here.

At Today’s Dental, we want to make you feel as comfortable as possible about taking good care of your teeth and gums. We have several different options to help you relax during your exam or procedure.

  • Private treatment rooms
  • Music
  • Blankets
  • Aromatherapy
  • Distraction techniques
  • Sedation (medicine to make you feel calmer)
Sedation Injections

If you or your child are nervous about visiting the dentist, please let us know so we can help. Our kind and compassionate staff is happy to discuss these options with you before your visit.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Yes, we do our best to accommodate people of all abilities. Please contact our office before your appointment so we can discuss your specific needs and formulate a plan.

Yes, it is very normal, and we see it every day! In fact, nearly 1/3 of the population experiences anxiety about seeing the dentist for various reasons.

Our goal is to provide a calm and comfortable environment for your dental care. We offer headphones for music, warm blankets, and aromatherapy to help you feel calmer. If these methods are not enough to help you relax, there are sedation options that may be appropriate for you.

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