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Dental Anxiety? We Can Help

September 8, 2020
Posted By: Deep River Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
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Dental phobia and fear are not uncommon, but it’s important to find a compassionate dental team who understands dental anxiety and has put measures in place to help you get the care you need.

At Deep River Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, your High Point, NC dentist has established ways to help even the most anxious patients feel relaxed.

Help for Dental Anxiety in 27265

Many patients who suffer from dental phobia have had a bad experience in childhood—may be a dentist who was abrupt or a painful dental procedure. We also see varying levels of anxiety—from those who are moderately concerned to those who can’t sleep the night before treatment.

At Deep River Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we want to learn more about your fears, so we can alleviate them correctly. We want to take steps to change your mind about dentistry. Our goal for you is that you see treatment as a fun and simple appointment with a caring team.

We can provide shorter appointments or longer sessions where we answer your questions beforehand—it all depends on the nature of your anxiety.

Additionally, we always make sure the area we’re working in is thoroughly numb before starting treatment.

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

When anxiety stands in the way of your dental treatments, you put yourself at risk for cavities, infections, and periodontal disease. Left untreated, periodontal disease can mean tooth loss, heart problems, stroke, and it has even been linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Regular exams and teeth cleanings mean simple and non-invasive appointments. Skipping these appointments typically means more time in the dental chair for maintenance and restorative dentistry.

For Compassionate Dentistry, Contact Our Dental Team

Tell us how we can give you an easier dental checkup in High Point, NC. The team at Deep River Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is here for you.  

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