Tips To Help Relax Before Your Next Appointment

At Parker & Pennington Dentistry, we do all we can to help our patients feel relaxed and comfortable while in our office. We know that dental anxiety and fear are very real emotions for some of our patients. We never want your feelings to get in the way of receiving the dental care you need. Delaying routine cleanings and recommended treatments can lead to serious complications with your oral health. It will lead to the need for more extensive or additional treatments, which means more time in our office. We want to share some tips to help you relax before and during your appointment:

Dealing With Dental Anxiety

Does the thought of coming to our office make you nervous? We know that it can be difficult for some of our patients to visit our office due to their anxiety and nervous feelings about the dentist and dental treatments. This can be heightened when a patient is expecting a more involved procedure such as a tooth extraction. The problem occurs when patients avoid hygiene examinations and recommended dental treatments, exposing themselves to greater dental problems in the future. Your comfort is our top priority, and we want to help you conquer your fear and nerves and get the dental care you deserve. Continue reading to learn more about helpful relaxation tips to try, plus an alternative option we offer to our patients.