If you have had a bad experience of the dentist in the past, and are now too scared to go, then you may have been putting off treatment for a long time. A small hole in a tooth can quickly get out of hand, and broken, chipped or lost teeth can occur. Our dental team can help anyone who needs a lot of dental treatment, but is nervous of dental work or of the dentist themselves. We can help you to relax, have a more pleasant experience, and get your teeth fixed so that they no longer hurt.
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It is a sad fact that many patients are still afraid of their dentist, and this can mean that they put off essential dental work because they are worried about discomfort, or the sounds of dental equipment. The drill is a nightmare for some, and they may even be too nervous to visit the dentist for a routine check up. Even the regular dental patient might become nervous when they know that they need some dental work. In cases like these, our dental team may have offered you the chance to have IV sedation. This is a relatively new method of helping the patient to relax and feel less tense while the dentist does their work. It is also a great way of overcoming fears of the dentist or memories of previously unpleasant experiences.
If you have been considering whitening your teeth using gels and trays, then you may be interested to know that there are other forms of treatment which can work well, and that can offer a more natural alternative for a brighter smile. These procedures are known as airflow jet polishing, and can help you to get a natural smile without having to use a whitening tray, or have the in house laser whitening. You can find out how we can help you with our procedures designed to clean your teeth and give you a perfect smile by arranging your free consultation today.
If you missed the opportunity to straighten your teeth when you were younger, and now need to have braces fitted as an adult, you may have conflicting feelings about the process. Although the chances of feeling embarrassed by your peers are over, you may still feel uncomfortable about having braces, and want to know exactly how long you will have to wear them. If you have had braces in the past and not had much success, you may be concerned that you will be putting yourself through a long period of misery without any positive outcome.
A visit to the dentist is a necessity for people of any age. Keeping a regular schedule of appointments can help you to avoid more serious problems with your teeth later on, and can mean that you don’t have to face the fillings or extractions that you dread. If fear of the dentist is holding you back from regular appointments, then you should try to calm your nerves and relax. There are several steps that you can take to help you overcome your fear, and stop being scared of the dentist.
If you want to visit the dentist, but fear is holding you back, then there are some ways that you can try to overcome that fear, and get more from your dental team. If you can overcome the fear, then you can make regular appointments that will benefit your dental health, and may even be a significant benefit to your mental health. Our dental team are always happy to help people who need advice and care from their dentists, and we can show you ways to stop being afraid of the dentist.