Visiting Dental Excellence of Kennesaw for checkups and routine dental procedures is an important element of maintaining good oral health. If you are reticent to attend an appointment due to feelings of anxiety, it puts the health of your teeth and gums at ever-increasing risk.
It’s important to note that dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition. As such, there are simple techniques that can mitigate the anxiety and allow you to be comfortable while receiving the quality dental care you need.
If you’ve struggled with dental anxiety in the past, you should let us know when scheduling your next appointment. This will help our professional staff be prepared to take a little extra time to answer your questions and address any concerns. Indeed, many people find that asking simple, informed questions helps mitigate dental anxiety.
In some cases, individuals experience dental anxiety due to a feeling that the mouth is an intimate part of the body. It’s important to remember that all the dental specialists at our Kennesaw, Georgia, clinic are highly trained oral healthcare professionals. Our goal is to always provide you with the highest level of oral healthcare while helping you feel as comfortable as possible.
If you still experience stress during a dental treatment, Dr. Smith and Dr. Kirshenbaum might be able to administer some nitrous oxide. This can temporarily soothe your anxiety to help you have a positive experience.
If you live in the Kennesaw, Georgia, area and you’ve been struggling with dental anxiety, you can call (770) 429-0955 to seek further insights from the friendly team at Dental Excellence of Kennesaw.