Afraid of the Dentist? 4 Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety

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If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by The Fort Collins Dentist.

Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There is a more severe form, too, called dental phobia. In both, some people would rather skip the dentist altogether, rather than sit down for a checkup. The problem with that, of course, is it puts their dental health at risk.

Whatever the cause, sedation dentistry has helped millions of people get through their appointments.

We offer two types, as well as two suggestions for a calm visit. In total, that’s four ways to reduce dental anxiety! Check our solutions out below:

  1. Nitrous Oxide: You also know this as laughing gas. Nitrous oxide has been used in dentistry for more than a century and is highly effective.
  2. IV Sedation: As the name suggests, this is a sedative that is administered intravenously. You won’t sleep with this, but will be in a deeply relaxed state. You’ll need an escort for a ride here and back.
  3. Meditation: This is a good way to clear your mind of negative thoughts before an appointment.
  4. A Good Night’s Sleep: Being well-rested can help calm frayed nerves.

Don’t compromise your dental health by skipping the dentist! Sedation dentistry from The Fort Collins Dentist may be just for you. Patients from Loveland, Timnath, Wellington, and Windsor come to us for general and restorative dentistry. Contact us today!

Contact The Fort Collins Dentist Family & Implant Dentistry:


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2001 S Shields St Bldg L
Fort Collins, Colorado

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