Have you ever heard of dental anxiety? Dental anxiety often arises in individuals who are afraid to receive the necessary oral health care treatments or even visit their dentist office at all. This is because dental anxiety affects deep-seated fears in individuals that things will not turn out okay due to the idea they are not in control.
If you are having any oral health care concerns while visiting our office, you may be suffering from what is known as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is a condition that often arises due to fears and concerns associated with dentistry. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment options available. If you have any fear of the unknown, it’s always a good idea to speak with your dentist to understand any oral health care procedures or restorations you may need. In some cases, the restorations are extremely complex resulting in the need for sedation dentistry options that can be given to help alleviate any pain that you may feel, and in some cases even put you into a deep sleep. Furthermore, calming and relaxing music can be used to help ease any tensions you may feel during treatment as well.
If you have any cause for concern due to dental anxiety, there are numerous treatments you can do in the comfort of your own home. This includes working on meditative practices such as yoga. Yoga and meditation can help alleviate tensions that arise in your mind. Also, try breathing slowly and deeply, because this can help alleviate stress. There are also several de-stress toys and squeeze toys can prove to be effective. You can even try to imagine yourself in a happy place and take yourself out of the realm of reality from time to time through the power of your imagination.
Your smile can shine on for many years to come thanks to dental anxiety treatments. If you require aid with dental anxiety treatments, you are welcome to book an appointment with Randal Brown by calling 717-687-9366. Dr. Randal Brown and our entire team at our dentist office in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, look forward to upgrading your smile with dental anxiety treatments.