Fear can be a factor in preventing patients from scheduling regular dental cleanings or keeping those appointments. Anxiety of the unknown or expectations of discomfort cause many to dislike the dentist. Postponing appointments, however, can worsen problems and lead to greater need for bigger procedures down the road.
Gone are the days where a trip to the dentist meant pain or trauma. Dentistry has increased in gentleness and patient comfort. If you have fears or concerns about your upcoming appointment, voice them! We will work to both better your smile and your dental experience.