Millions of Americans suffer from dental anxiety. Some anxiety is so severe that they fear being at the dentist. Dental anxiety can range from mild discomfort to severe phobia. While many may dismiss dental anxiety as a minor inconvenience, it can significantly affect your overall health. If you suffer from dental anxiety or fear, there […]
What Are Some Symptoms of Dental Anxiety, and Is It Normal?
If you suffer from significant dental anxiety, you’re not alone. Dental anxiety affects nearly 20% of the population. At The Dental Anesthesia Center, we work hard to make you feel at ease by providing exceptional patient care in a relaxed, convenient atmosphere. In this article, we will help you learn how to recognize the symptoms […]
How to Get Over the Fear of the Dentist
It doesn’t matter if you’ve only had positive experiences so far; you can still be afraid of the dentist and reluctant to schedule your next appointment. Dental anxiety is more common than you might imagine. It doesn’t matter if you’ve only had positive experiences so far; you can still be afraid of the dentist and […]
How Common is Dental Anxiety and Why Do People Have It?
If you have not been to the dentist because you suffer from moderate to severe dental phobia, we are here to help! According to the NCBI, 36% of people suffer from dental anxiety or dental fear. Another 12% suffer from extreme dental fear. This means that it is a fairly common problem that many Americans […]
Has a Bad Experience at the Dentist Left You Anxious or Afraid?
If you have had a bad dental experience in the past, it doesn’t mean it has to be repeated. We can help! Many patients tell us that they had a bad or painful dental experience in the past. It’s sad when we hear this because it shouldn’t be like that. If you have had a […]
How to Prevent a Dental Emergency
Don’t ignore pain or changes to your mouth. If you develop sensitivity or pain in your mouth, get to the dentist. Ignoring a minor problem almost always leads to a larger one. Our team at The Dental Anesthesia Center is always ready to help you if you suffer a dental emergency. Some oral health crises […]
Your Child is Afraid of Going to the Dentist – How to Ease Their Fear
Our pediatric dental anesthesia specialists have advanced training that allows them to interact positively with children who have anxiety and special needs. Going to the dentist is an essential part of keeping your kid’s mouth healthy. However, it generally doesn’t rank high on the list of things your child, or you as a parent, want […]
Can I Be Sedated for General Dental Work?
Nearly 75% of adults in the U.S experience some sort of fear with regards to visiting the dentist. Of these, as many as 10% have an intense enough fear to be considered a dental phobia. Many people have anxiety, even fear, over having dental work done. Something as routine as having their teeth cleaned can […]
Don’t Let Dental Fear Keep You from Getting the Treatment You Need
Modern and safe anesthesia techniques can allow you to have dental procedures done without the anxiety associated with dentistry. It is estimated that between 9% and 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist due to anxiety or fear. So if you fear going to the dentist, you are definitely not alone. Sometimes the term […]
7 Dental Fads You Might Want to Avoid
If you are looking for alternative solutions because of anxiety related to going to the dentist, consider sedation dentistry. Being on the Internet can easily convince you that wonder products exist and they will change your life. Dental care is no exception. You might have already heard about some of the following practices that are […]