With Hollywood’s perception of dental professionals it is easy to be fearful of going to the dentist. The famous Bill Cosby skit about a painful visit to the dentist or movies such as “The Dentist” or “Ghost Town”, are what some patients think of when coming to an appointment. Even the upcoming T.V. show Glee will have a new character that is portraying a dentist. With some of the bad publicity dentists’ get We’d like to a shine light on the reality of a dental visit at Legacy Dental. Below are just some of the many ways we keep our patients anxiety free for dental procedures.
Salt Lake City Dentist Blog
If you get nervous about visit to the dentist, you're not alone. An estimated 35 million adults experience anxiety at thought of a dental visit. But there are a few things that you might consider to make your care more pleasant and pain free.
Sedation dentistry for children is needed for the following reasons:
Only 50% of adults see the dentist regularly. A large portion of those avoid regular dental care due to anxiety and fear caused by previous dental appointments. There are many things about dental care that can cause anxiety; media portrayal of dentists, sounds, smells, injections, the close proximity, etc. etc.
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