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Manage Dental Anxiety with Dental Sedation

December 18, 2018

Filed under: Dentistry — Tags: , , , — salvaggiodentistry @ 9:30 am

Woman scared of dentistEven though most dental procedures aren’t uncomfortable, a significant portion of the population avoids dental visits. It is estimated that between 9 to 20% of people avoid going to the dentist due to dental anxiety. Dental phobia is an intense fear that prevents patients from having dental care, often for many years. Patients with dental anxiety are still able to attend dental appointments, but they may endure a lot of stress and anxiety during the appointments.

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Learn How To Overcome Dental Anxiety

November 30, 2018

Filed under: Dentistry — Tags: , , , , , , — salvaggiodentistry @ 11:23 am

Woman in Dental Chair giving Thumbs UpDental anxiety means different things to different people, and as a result, affects each person in a unique way. There is a difference between dental anxiety and phobias. Phobias are a severe or intense fear, which is unfounded. Learning how to overcome dental anxiety is essential to maintaining good oral health, and overall health.

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Learn How To Manage Your Dental Anxiety

June 26, 2018

Filed under: Dentistry — Tags: , — salvaggiodentistry @ 2:58 pm

Man biting his nails Similar to the doctor’s office, most people do not look forward to going to the dentist’s office too. However, the reasons for avoiding the dental office can be due to extreme fear or anxiety. Some patients may nervously schedule their dental appointment and show up at the dentist. However, there are some patients who flat our refuse to see the dentist. It is estimated that between 10 to 15% of North Americans avoid seeing their dental due to fear. There is no need to feel worried, ashamed, or guilty during your dental visit. Dental professionals are trained to make dental appointments as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Keep these tips in mind to help you to manage your dental anxiety.

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Conquer Your Dental Fear With Sedation Dentistry

March 6, 2017

Filed under: Dentistry — Tags: , , — salvaggiodentistry @ 8:13 pm

Woman scared of dentistDental fear may also be referred to as dental phobia or dental anxiety. A phobia is an extreme fear of an activity, situation or object. People with dental fear or phobia can avoid having routine dental care for a few months to many years. Because of this avoidance of the dentist or dental office, patients will develop gum disease, gum infections, dental decay and experience pain. Patients will put up with these issues for months or longer until they can no longer manage the pain or the embarrassment of having an unsightly smile or teeth. Rest assured that many others experience dental fear and you are not alone. Advancements in dentistry help to offer everyone a comfortable experience during their dental visit.

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