First off, be assured, you are not alone. The most important thing is to have a conversation with us about your specific concerns. The wonderful thing about modern dentistry are the sedation options available. At our office, we provide any dental patients in Guelph with the option of being mildly or moderately sedated in a safe and effective way. We have treated many anxious patients with great success using these methods and open communications.
We understand—and we work well with fearful patients! We believe that building relationships based on trust can go a long way in relieving a patient’s anxiety. Many times, we have found that a patient’s anxiety continues to decrease as he or she gets to know our team.
We also believe that fear of the unknown can contribute to fear of the dentist, and patient education is one way to circumvent some of that. If you have questions about your visit or expected treatment, we are here to help! Whether you have specific concerns or you just want to discuss what to expect, we are happy to take the time with you—however long you need.
The bottom line is that we do not want a fear of the dentist keep you from getting the treatment you need!