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Our experienced team provides you with the most beautiful smiles dentistry can offer.
We have helped many patients achieve beautiful smiles.
Everyone wants to have a beautiful smile full of healthy, white teeth.
By brushing twice a day, flossing every day, and visiting your dentist
on a regular basis, you’ll be on your way to better oral health.
However, many people avoid going to the dentist because it causes them
fear and anxiety. Dental phobia is real, and can have a detrimental effect
on your oral health if you allow it to control you. Thanks to advances
in dental technology, it is possible to get comprehensive dental treatment
without the pain and fear that many people associate with going to the
dentist. Read on to learn more about dental phobia.
Anxiety and fear around going to the dentist can be
caused by a number of different factors. Many people avoid the dentist because they are afraid it is going to
hurt. The longer they avoid the dentist, the more likely it is that there
will be a problem that could result in pain. Others may feel anxiety about
going to the dentist because it triggers feelings of being out of control
while they’re in the dentist’s chair. Some people avoid going
to the dentist because they have had negative experiences in the past
involving pain and discomfort, so they expect the same thing to happen
If you’re wondering if you have dental phobia, evaluate how you
feel when you have an upcoming dentist’s appointment. If you have
trouble sleeping the night before, you feel physically sick, or your anxiety
mounts as you’re in the waiting room, you may have some level of
It is important to deal with your dental phobia so that you can have good
oral health. Talk to your dentist about your fears, and discuss options
such as sedation that can make your visits more comfortable.
The friendly dental professionals at
Oak Creek Dental Care can help you deal with your dental phobia for the benefit of your oral
health. Call us at (614) 882-5525 to make a dental cleaning appointment
and to discuss how our Columbus dentists can help you feel more comfortable
at the dentist’s office.
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