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5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce Dental Anxiety

Posted by on May 3, 2019

Although routine dental visits are a key aspect of oral overall health, around half of Americans experience some dental anxiety around their visits. For 5-10% of us, that fear translates into avoiding the dentist altogether. Though modern dental procedures are safe, effective, and generally painless, patients might experience a range of feelings that lead to dental anxiety — embarrassment about their oral health, lack of understanding about dental procedures, and a general sense of unease in the dental office setting. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to combat dental anxiety for your patients. By embracing an approach that seeks to … Continue reading 5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce Dental Anxiety