Going to a dentist can be a source of immense anxiety for many. Thanks to the various media images that propagate a fear of the dentist in Newmarket, many, children and adults alike, despite a visit to get their pearly whites checked. While most of the times this fear is absolutely baseless and is just a figment is the mind’s overworking imagination, sometime-just sometimes!- getting a root canal or other such painful procedures can actually cause physiological anxiety in a patient. For those who suffer from anxiety at the mere thought of a visit to the dentist’s office, here are a few checkpoints to ensure you are not surprised when you are undergoing treatment in the chair!
- Make sure you are well informed about the procedure. The dentist of Newmarket must be openly informative and have no inhibitions in sharing information with you- the previous client! Be direct and demand information regarding everything that you think you need to know- why the procedure is being conducted, and even the dentist’s credentials!
- A patient who is well researched regarding the procedure will make the whole appointment easier for the dentist and the staff. Being well informed keeps us calm as we know what to expect during the procedure. You can go on our website to gain more information about the procedure ask any of our dental office staff and they can inform you of that same as well.
- Be acclimatized to your dentist in Newmarket if your dental anxiety is difficult to manage. Look around, come early, make yourself comfortable and ensure that you are mentally at ease when you walk into the office.
If none of these ideas work, we can offer to complete the procedure with laughing gas or oral sedatives, which can help reduce the anxiety as well.
For more information about East River Dental Care, one of the dentists in Newmarket, visit http://www.eastriverdental.com/or call on 905-895- 8031.