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Smile Texas's Cosmetic Dentistry Journal

 

Scared of the Dentist?

One of the biggest excuses people have for avoiding necessary oral care is that they have a fear of the dentist. The result over time? Oral catastrophe.

Here’s the thing – the longer you wait to get the dental care you need, the worse your oral health will get. Ultimately, you’ll reach a point where such invasive treatment is needed that you’ll be really scared of the dentist’s chair and the multiple procedures needed to repair the damage. We can help ease your fears.

A surprisingly high number of our patients have anxiety about going to the dentist. Where does a fear of the dentist come from? Dental phobia typically stems from having a bad or traumatic experience at the dentist, often as a child. And a great deal of this fear comes from perceiving that the dentist is not warm or friendly. We can guarantee that you will experience a caring, calm, and comfortable environment at Smile Texas.

Many of our patients also choose Smile Texas because they know we offer various forms of sedation dentistry to help ease you through any procedures you need to have done. Your peace of mind is our greatest concern – we want to make sure you leave our office with a fantastic new smile, knowing that you had a positive experience.

Before receiving dental implants, porcelain veneers, or porcelain crowns and bridges, some patients opt for nitrous oxide, oral sedation, or IV sedation. We even make you as comfy as possible with blankets, pillows, and your favorite music. After working with our office, dare we say you might even enjoy your trips to the dentist from here on out?