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Anxious Patients

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Anxious Patients

Our Dentists are extremely understanding of anxiety or stress that some patients experience prior and during visits to the Dentist. They understand that this may be triggered by different things such as sounds or smells that bring back memories of bad experiences. Sometimes it is triggered by the thought that treatment may hurt.

Whatever your worry or concern, our Dentists will take the time to try and ease your anxieties with a combination of kindness, gentleness and staging visits at your pace.

Quite often, particularly if a patient hasn’t seen a Dentist for some years, patients are surprised at how different modern Dental Practices are compared to their experiences in childhood. This applies to both the environment and approach of the Dentist. Rest assured that you have the knowledge that our Dentists are continuously learning about advancements in techniques, ensuring that you will be in excellent, caring hands. We will work gently with you to try and alleviate your fears, improve your oral health and build up your trust in us.

Patients are most welcome to visit informally before making an appointment if they wish so they can gauge how relaxed and welcoming the environment is.

Useful tips and information :

  • Read our testimonials!
  • Ask us for an early appointment and have less time for the worry to build up
  • Remember that your first appointment (if it’s not an informal visit) will be a simple check-up and chat getting to know your Dentist
  • Let us know that you’re anxious before your appointment and we will create more time for you to ask us questions
  • Start with a clean and a polish to start building up your trust in us
  • Bring a friend with you
  • Bring a personal stereo with you to listen to music during your visit if it helps you to relax
  • Agreeing a sign to stop will help you feel more in control