Addressing Your Dental Anxiety


Patient Under Sedation Asleep in Dentist Chair O' Fallon, ILDental anxiety or dental fear is what keeps 9% to 15% of Americans from receiving dental care each year. Whether it is the mere mention of the word “dentist” or the thought of an extensive dental procedure that sends your heart racing, there are ways your dentist can help. While most modern dental practices are equipped with highlighted comfort amenities, such as blankets, soothing music and TV entertainment, there is another remedy that is sure to help you relax. Sedation dentistry allows patients with mild to moderate dental anxiety to undergo dental procedures without suffering panic or stress. (more…)