Are you someone who dreads going to the dentist? Does the prospect of drilling, scraping, pulling and general poking around in your mouth induce real fear? You’re not alone. Dental anxiety and phobia is prevalent in the U.S.; some are so fearful that they never get any dental treatment at all, which can compromise their oral health.
Our office uses a variety of techniques to ensure you are at ease and relaxed throughout your visit such as: a heated aromatherapy neck wrap to loosen tight muscles; noise-canceling headphones to keep out unwanted distractions, and iPods with a variety of music types for your enjoyment.
For those who suffer from severe anxiety or dental phobia, we use nitrous oxide (a.k.a. laughing gas), a safe and effective sedative that offers many benefits: