Oftentimes people would avoid going to the dentist to be treated to due to the fears and stress is associated dental anxiety. Dental anxiety occurs when you are overcome with fears of visiting your dentist or dentist office. Fortunately, it can be treated. Our dental team is highly qualified at ensuring dental anxiety will not continue to plague you upon visiting the office as we have numerous treatments that you can use in the office and at home as well.
If you have any cares or concerns about dental anxiety, it means you’re worried about your oral health. Some people are afraid of visiting the dentist, others are afraid of the sounds and noises they hear in the dental office, and others fear of the procedures being done to their teeth and gums. No matter what the reason is for your dental anxiety, please know that our dental team is experienced and will make sure we do everything we can to ensure you are well taken care of and relaxed. Our team can provide you with treatments such as sedation dentistry options to help alleviate any pains or issues that you may suffer during oral health care procedures. In addition, we can help provide you with calming and relaxing music to ease your mind while in the office.
If you are suffering from dental anxiety, there are numerous treatments you can continue to practice in the safety of your own home. There are many meditative practices such as yoga, and meditative therapies can help relax in any moments of tensions you may have. Also, it’s always a good idea to imagine yourself at a happy place when you come to the office. Try to picture a calming place you feel peace and joy. This is different for everyone. Some picture parks and trails, others oceans and countryside. Whatever place you try to imagine, make sure it is a place of peace and refuge. Furthermore, there are stress relieving toys such a fidget spinners and squeeze balls that help alleviate tensions associated with stress and dental anxiety. It’s also a good idea to try counting your breaths and focus on your breathing.
When you are ready to take the next step in your oral health care quest with dental anxiety treatments, we will be here for you. If you are interested in dental anxiety treatments from Bertha D. Bravo, Dentist PC at our dentist office in Hempstead, New York, call us at 516-485-1145. Dr. Bertha Bravo and our team look forward to providing dental anxiety treatments.