Dental Anxiety

Patient Education
Here are my tips for Enjoying a Stress-Free Dental Visit

Dental anxiety is a very real issue. Every year, it keeps many people from seeking the important care their smiles needs. But the good news is that dental anxiety can be overcome. In some cases, Dr. Gary Turnier offers soothing options to help ease your fears.
Here are some tips you can follow yourself to ease your own stress.

Don’t be afraid to tell your dentist. The more I know about your anxiety, the more
I can do to help you feel welcome and at home.
Avoid caffeinated beverages, as these can increase your feelings of nervousness.
Avoid high-stress traffic situations by arriving early to your appointment.

Breathe deeply during appointment. By breathing deeply, you can help yourself
calm and relaxed while your dentist helps your smile.
Dr. Gary will expalin all he can about your treatment. The more you know the less
afraid you have to feel about your own oral care.

To find out more about how you can combat dental anxiety, call Dr. Turnier with your questions. Dental anxiety is a real condition, but it doesn’t have to keep you from having the kind of strong, healthy smile you’ve always dreamed of.


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