One of the best ways to receive the proper oral health care is by speaking with your dentist. This is also true for any feelings of dental anxiety you may have. Do you have any concerns or questions about upcoming oral health care procedures you are receiving for any kind of treatment? If so, speak with your dentist about your worries. We are always happy to help calm you in any way we can.
If you would like to speak with your dentist about dental anxiety, it is a good idea to bring up any issues or concerns you may have about any oral health care procedures are treatments that you are in need of. Fears of the unknown are often linked to dental anxiety, so it is important to understand what treatments do you need and what oral health ailments you may be suffering from.
If you are afraid of any pain that you may feel during the procedure, don’t be afraid to speak up so you can receive a sedative to help alleviate any pain during oral health care procedures. Numerous sedatives exist that can either put you in a calming or relaxing state of mind or even put you completely unconscious such as local anesthetics.
Numerous treatments can be done on your own time to help ensure dental anxiety will not continue to affect you. Meditative treatments in the form of yoga have been proven to be extremely helpful as or using stress relieving toys such as squeeze balls and fidget spinners. In addition, by listening to calming or relaxing music or imagining yourself in your happy place, you can alleviate numerous concerns and fears associated with dental anxiety.
Don’t be afraid to skyrocket to the top of the oral health care ladder with dental anxiety treatments. Make sure to take diligent care of your dental anxiety treatments, so that your smile can last for ages. For more information about dental anxiety treatments, or to schedule a comprehensive oral examination with Dr. David Blackhurst and our team, give us a call at 801-756-7211. Our dentist office is located in American Fork, Utah.