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Don’t Let Fear Impede Your Oral Health


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Are you afraid of the dentist? Don’t let that ruin your oral health.

Many Americans are afraid of going to the dentist and it’s not just children. A lot of adults are also afraid of seeing a dental professional. They may remember bad experiences they had when they were a kid. They might be scared of the possible pain involved. Maybe they just don’t like needles. Today we’re going to be talking about how you can overcome your fear if dental checkups so that you can maintain good oral health. Ready to get started? Here we go.

Remember to breathe.

One of the best ways to cope with extreme fear is to breathe. Yes, it really is that simple. Deep breathing exercises have been proven to help ease the burden of fear and anxiety for hundreds of years and you too can benefit from this knowledge. Before your appointment, take about fifteen minutes to sit down in a quiet place and breath. Take ten second inhales and then exhale for six to eight seconds. Try to focus on the feeling of your breath and soon you will begin to relax. As you travel to your appointment, try to maintain that calm so that when you arrive you will be ready to take on the challenge of facing your fears. Your oral health is depending on it!

Sedation dentistry can save your oral health.

When you can’t keep yourself calm, we have some amazing techniques that can help. Using the power of sedation dentistry, we can ensure that your dental experience is a calm and pleasant one. There are varying levels of sedation that each serve their own level of need. So, don’t worry. It doesn’t matter whether or not you are only a little afraid or a lot, we can help you. Your oral health is very important, so don’t neglect it for the sake of appeasing a silly fear. Ask about your options for sedation dentistry when you come visit.

Ready to Smile Again?

Whether you are seeking expert endodontic treatment or looking for a tooth extraction and gorgeous, natural-looking dental implant, Olney Dental is ready to supply you with expert service in a professional environment. Schedule an appointment online today! For more information on how we can give your family the best dentist experience available, give us a call at (301) 250-1057 or contact us online. For more dental tips, follow us onFacebookTwitterGoogle+YouTube, and Pinterest.

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