For some people, basic dental procedures can induce stress and anxiety. This is a recognized psychological condition known as dental anxiety. Making sure that you are comfortable, while receiving quality dental care is very important to us. If you have issues with dental anxiety, please feel free to let us know when you are scheduling the appointment or as the procedure is about to begin. We can help to put you at ease.
Different people feel dental anxiety for different reasons and to different degrees. For some it is related to feeling a loss of control over their own body. In a case like this you might be put at ease by asking a few basic questions up front. Being informed and able to ask intelligent questions helps many people regain a sense of control.
There are other people that view the mouth is an intimate part of the body that is not easily shared with a stranger. If you feel this way, it’s important to remember that our dentists and hygienists are trained professionals. They are passionate about providing you with the highest level of dental care.
If you have issues with dental anxiety and you would like to explore your options beforehand, please feel free to call our office at 248-540-9191 to schedule your next appointment. We look forward to providing you with quality dental care in a comfortable setting.