Getting Over Dentist Anxiety

Do you get the jitters just thinking about a trip to the dentist? You don’t have to worry! First, the dentist office can be a very comfortable experience, thanks to the changesin technology that have made dentist visits more patient friendly.If you are nervous, don’t hold it in.

Let your dentist, and the hygienist know about your nervousness. This way, the dentist and the staff can make sure that you are made to feel calm, and comfortable.

Select your appointment time during a time when you will feel less anxious. That could be early morning, or it could mean a weekend appointment for you. You can use tactics, such as an iPod or MP3 player loaded with your favorite music. Make sure that you are wearing earplugs while the dentist is performing the procedure especially if there is a drill involved.

Also, try to meditate on scenery that makes you feel peaceful and happy. These techniques are known to work, and make your next visit a lot more comfortable and calming.