What is dental anxiety?
If you feel anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist, you may suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is fairly common, and our dental team strive to help you feel comfortable during your visit to Sunrise Valley Dental. Dr. Kaur provides dental care for nervous patients in Herndon, Virginia to ensure that you can receive the dental care you need in a welcoming, relaxing atmosphere.
How to deal with dental anxiety
There are a number of ways that you can ease your dental anxiety and make your visit to our office more enjoyable.
- Discuss your treatment with our team – You may feel nervous because you are uncertain of what your visit or your treatment will include. We are committed to patient education so you will always feel comfortable and confident in your treatment plan.
- Let us know what makes you nervous – If certain aspects of your dental treatment make you feel nervous, tell us about them. We can answer your questions and alleviate your fears.
- Consider sedation dentistry – Sedation dentistry uses medication or other treatment to help you feel more at ease during your visit. Ask us about sedation dentistry if you are interested in this option.
If you would like to learn more about how we care for anxious patients, we invite you to call or visit us today.