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Tackling Dental Anxiety at Top Family Dentistry in Chandler

Are you afraid of going to the dentist? Does your heart start pounding thinking about dental procedures?

According to studies, over half of all individuals in the United States are afraid to see the dentist, with 12% experiencing acute dental anxiety or phobia. If you are one of them, you should be glad to have reached us. Our dentists at Peace of Mind Dental Studio are here for you. If you have a few minor concerns regarding your routine visit or if you are having anxiety about the idea of future dental procedures, we are here to listen and understand without any judgment. We offer a range of techniques to make your visit to our family dentistry in Chandler pleasant and relaxing.

Dental Care and The Need for Relaxation

Oral surgery has become one of those stressful situations in which being relaxed seems impossible. We understand that. It makes a big difference to get help from experts who truly listen, who do not even judge you while you’re open about what you’re feeling, and yet have tried-and-tested techniques and solutions that are simple to implement. So, unwind. We’ve made it our mission to become experts in alleviating dental anxiety.

Keep in mind that advanced dentistry is far away from what it used to be

Oral science has advanced so far that most procedures, including dental operations, may now be performed with little to no discomfort.

We have pleasant and empathetic treatment counselors who are well-trained to deal with individuals with dental phobia. We take a proactive approach to our patient’s mental well-being. We believe that the anxiety of going to the dentist is extremely genuine, and we can significantly lower it with proper care. Therefore, we have an in-house specialist who oversees our patient comfort initiatives. Elissa Silverman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is qualified to treat the underlying reason for your dental anxiety without using pharmaceuticals.

  • Therapeutic Interventions

We all require a little assistance from time to time. Enter our non-pharmaceutical treatments, which reduce your stress and anxiety while still allowing you to take good care of your teeth.

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

CBT aims to help people realize when they make negative interpretations, and of behavioral patterns which reinforce distorted thinking. This approach assists people in developing alternative ways of thinking and behaving, which aids in reducing psychological discomfort.

  • Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation methods are tactics for reducing stress and anxiety, as well as managing the fight-or-flight reaction, which commonly arises in anxious people. These are frequently used with other forms of treatments and may involve deep breathing, guided imagery/visualization, muscle relaxation, and other techniques.

We provide conscious sedation for your reassurance and comfort, in which you’d feel more comfortable getting medicine that would make you calm and sleepy for a time but not unconscious. You remain under expert observation and care, and the effect goes away soon after we complete the procedure. We’ll keep an eye on you the entire time, and you’ll be done in no time.

So, the next time you plan to visit the dentist in Chandler, know that we provide the best, most peaceful in-office experience. At Peace of Mind family dentistry in Chandler, AZ, you’re not on your own.  Would you like to know more about our approach? Please call us at 480-608-5444, and we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Written by Dr. Silverman

Dr. Silverman is the co-founder of Peace of Mind Dental, a Chandler Arizona, general dentistry practice.