If you have ever been overcome with dental stress or fears while receiving oral health care treatments, you may be suffering from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety can occur at any age and is often linked to numerous fears and concerns associated with your teeth and gums. Fortunately, new treatments exist to calm these effects and provide you with the calm and relaxing feelings you deserve.
Never be afraid to receive oral health care treatments from your dentist. If you do suffer from this condition, you probably have what is known as dental anxiety or dental phobia. This condition can occur at any time and cause an individual to have fears or concerns at the dentist’s office. This condition can even prevent having any oral health care procedures done putting your oral health at risk. If you do suffer from dental anxiety, it may help you to understand that we are well aware of the condition and have numerous treatments to help you alleviate these concerns. Not only can we provide calming and relaxing music during your stay, but we can also assist you with understanding the oral health care procedures you will have done as fear of the unknown can contribute to this in many cases. Also, dental anxiety can also happen from fears of oral health care procedures, so we can provide you with sedation dentistry treatment options to minimize pain and in some cases even put you to sleep so no worries will be had during any oral health care procedures that you may need.
If you are suffering from dental anxiety, it’s always a good idea to take the time to just relax by breathing deeply and slowly. By counting your breath, you can also help alleviate tensions and concerns you may have. In addition, it’s always a good idea to imagine yourself at your happy place to take your mind out of the realm of reality. Furthermore, meditative therapies in the form of yoga have also been proven effective for relaxing your mind. Also, there are various toys and de-stressors available such a stress balls and fidget spinners.
Nobody said it was going to be easy, but the quest for a healthy smile is more in reach with dental anxiety treatments. If you are ready to see what dental anxiety treatments can do to enhance your oral health, please come visit Toenjes, Brizzee and Orme at our dentist office in St. Anthony, Idaho. Dr. Gabe Brizze and our team can be reached at 208-624-3757.