When someone wants to dress as something “scary” for Halloween, they might be a vampire, werewolf, or another kind of monster. If they wanted to be truly scary to many people, they would go out as a dentist.
Dental anxiety or fear is a real concern for millions of people. For some, it can be an obstacle to getting preventive care or even fixing problems when they arise.
We can help you manage and overcome your fear of the dentist in Houston, TX. Follow these tips, and call 832-463-1021 to schedule a consultation at Houston Uptown Dentists.
This is where it all starts. If you feel anxious about coming to see us, please let us know. Talk to us about what your concerns are, or tell us about a previous bad experience. All of this will help us personalize your visit to minimize your worry.
Instead of paying attention to everything we are doing, you could be watching one of your favorite television shows with our special glasses. Listening to music on headphones is another way to make your appointments more pleasant.
We offer sedation when you need a little help to get through an appointment. Depending on what procedure you are receiving and the severity of your anxiety, you can choose:
- Laughing gas
- Oral conscious sedation
- IV sedation
You can have a pain-free, worry-free dental visit.