If the thought of visiting the dentist causes you to feel anxious or nervous, you are not alone. Many people avoid necessary dental care because of dental anxiety. However, allowing fear or embarrassment to stand in the way of your oral health needs can increase your risk of serious dental issues and other health conditions.
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Sedation dentistry is used for a variety of procedures, but the first reason it’s typically used is due to a fear of the dentist, or odontophobia. More than half of Americans report experiencing dental fear in some capacity, which may stem from an earlier trauma at the dentist.
At Wood Creek Dental, our goal is to provide each of our patients with quality dental care while creating a comfortable and relaxing experience. We understand that many folks have a level of anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist and undergoing dental procedures. That's why we offer sedation dentistry at our Greenville office to help those with dental anxiety feel at ease and get the oral health care they need for a healthy, beautiful smile.
If you’ve ever experienced fear or anxiety about going to the dentist, you’re not alone. According to data from WebMD, between nine and 20 percent of Americans have some form of dental anxiety or phobia.
At Wood Creek Dental, we offer sedation dentistry to help patients who suffer anxiety at the thought of a trip to the dentist office. In the video below, Dr. Bridges explains the top reasons many people choose to undergo this treatment and how it can help you get the dental care you need.
Watch Dr. Dale Hunt from Wood Creek Dental talk about how conscious sedation dentistry can help you overcome your fear of the dentist.
If you have been putting off dental work because you are afraid of going to the dentist, please call Wood Creek Dental today at 864-288-5300in Greenville or 864-457-3425 in Landrum to find out more about how conscious sedation dentistry can help you.
If you experience dental anxiety, you are not alone. Millions of Americans have some fear of the dentist, but knowing how important dental care is to their overall health, many wonder if there is anything they can do to overcome their fear.