Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition that involves a person experiencing heightened stress and anxiety before and during basic dental procedures. Your dentist, Dr. Trevor Murray, DDS and Christian Mazur, DDS, has seen many patients over the years who have struggled with dental anxiety and he would like to share some simple tips to help you cope with it.
When you call in to schedule your next checkup or appointment, please let us know if you’ve had issues with dental anxiety in the past. This will help Dr. Trevor Murray, DDS and Christian Mazur, DDS be prepared to take a little extra time to answer your questions and address any concerns. In many cases, being able to ask informed questions helps people with dental anxiety come to terms with the situation.
If your dental anxiety is linked to the sense that your mouth is an intimate part of the body, it’s important to remember that everyone working at Allure Dental is a highly trained dental professional. The goal is to always provide you with the highest level of oral healthcare.
Some people find that breathing nitrous oxide helps them relax and ease feelings of anxiety. If this is an option you would like to explore, please feel free to mention it to your hygienist at the start of the appointment.
If you are interested in further tips to help manage dental anxiety in Lafayette, Indiana, you can always call Allure Dental at 765-477-0331 to seek additional advice.