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Why Communicating Dental Fears is the Best Way to Overcome Them

Posted on 2/20/2018 by Dr. Justin Lai
Dental Anxiety Edge Dental TX 77079When it comes to communication dental fears, the best way to overcome them is by telling the dentist. By letting them know that you are afraid of the procedure, of them and anything else; you are not holding anything in and making it worse.

This can become a problem when you want to feel safe and comfortable and know that the procedure is not going to hurt.

Dentists are Scary

You are not alone. Millions of others feel the same way about sitting in the dental chair and going under the dental tools.

Many of the people that have this fear have teeth that have gone bad and cause them a lot of pain and trouble because they did not go and take care of the problems since they were too afraid of the dentist. When this happens, you let the oral health that you should be caring for, go.

When you enter into the dentist's office, make sure to speak with them about how you feel. You want them to know how you feel regarding the procedure, if you have questions and how you feel about them in general. Being able to make the most out of the appointment can be a great thing to think about.

If you are afraid of the dentist, make sure to give us a call. We can sit you down and speak with you about those fears. We can talk to you about the procedure before it is done so that you have clear expectations about it and know that it is not going to cause you any harm.

If anything, it is going to help your overall oral health. The dentist doesn't have to be a scary place to go. Give us a call today and let us settle those dental fears.

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From crowns and bridges to periodontal care and extractions, Justin Lai, DDS offers a wide range of general and cosmetic dental treatments. If you have a dental concern, Dr. Lai will have a solution.

Edge Dental is equipped with digital x-rays, intra-oral cameras and 3-dimensional cone beam imaging to gain the best possible information about patient dental health. This enables Dr. Lai to view teeth, gum tissue and surrounding bone structures in high resolution from all angles. Based on findings, treatment plans are designed to optimize oral health with minimally invasive procedures.

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