Do you get a funny feeling in your stomach whenever it’s time for a dental or orthodontic appointment? You’re far from alone. Dental anxiety is a widespread problem for patients of all ages – and it’s not something you should ignore. Of course, we don’t want you to fixate on your dental phobia, but it’s not truly going to improve until you address it. Thinking and talking through your fears with your healthcare provider will help you both approach your treatment in the best possible way.
As you can see in our infographic, there’s no shortage of reasons for dental anxiety – but there’s also a solution for each one. Look over some common causes to gain understanding of what’s leading to your own nerves. If you’re ever nervous about an orthodontic appointment, let us know so that we can talk you through the process.
Getting Braces When You Have Dental Anxiety
Have you held back from treatment out of fear? That’s the last thing we want for prospective patients. The advantages you gain from a healthy, straight smile far outweigh the nervousness you might feel in the office. And, believe it or not, the more often you visit the more comfortable you feel. If you’re interested in braces, reach out today to learn more.