While 30 million to 40 million Americans succumb to fear and anxiety when they visit their dentist, it doesn’t have to be this way. Dental anxiety is a common issue familiar to dentists and Dr. Christine Lee is certainly no stranger to helping patients overcome their dental-related fears.
We want to ensure that dental anxiety doesn’t cause you to have a less than stellar smile as it robs you of a healthy smile. Do you have dental anxiety or even dental phobia? Let’s find out!
— Dental Phobia: with dental phobia, you feel so much stress from the intense dread that you end up panicked. This dread is so intense that you delay needed routine maintenance which prevents gum disease and tooth decay and your smile pays the price. Not only is your smile unhealthy as a result, but the ensuing dental problems leave you embarrassed to smile and your self-esteem suffers.
— Dental Anxiety: fortunately, dental anxiety isn’t as crippling as dental phobia, but the underlying sense of uneasiness before coming into the office can also be accompanied by exaggerated worries about the scheduled treatment. This can make your experience unnecessarily stressful.
The good news is, we can help. Whether you need help getting a good night’s sleep before a procedure or need help breathing easier as we work on your smile, we can help create the best possible experience for you.
To make sure you don’t lose your stellar smile, we invite you to give Simple Smiles Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry in Woodstock, Georgia a call at 770.592.7000 today. Dr. Christine Lee and our team look forward to providing you with a comfortable and relaxing experience along with a healthier, beautiful smile!