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Any advice for a nervous dental patient?
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In brief: Relax
First find a dentist that you feel comfortable with.
Ask friends and family for recommendations. Second make sure your first visit is to only have things checked. Third trust your instincts. If the first visit goes well and you have a good rapport with the dentist and staff then you can talk with the doctor about using nitrous oxide or oral sedatives to help you relax during treatment.

In brief: Relax
First find a dentist that you feel comfortable with.
Ask friends and family for recommendations. Second make sure your first visit is to only have things checked. Third trust your instincts. If the first visit goes well and you have a good rapport with the dentist and staff then you can talk with the doctor about using nitrous oxide or oral sedatives to help you relax during treatment.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Try what works
There are numerous ways to reduce nerves prior to dental visits.
.It depends on what you are comfortable with...Do you want medication or a more natural approach? Things that work...Hypnosis, valium/xanax (oral sedation), nitrous, twilight sedation (if very severe anxiety). Discuss with doc what may be done and what feels right for you.

In brief: Try what works
There are numerous ways to reduce nerves prior to dental visits.
.It depends on what you are comfortable with...Do you want medication or a more natural approach? Things that work...Hypnosis, valium/xanax (oral sedation), nitrous, twilight sedation (if very severe anxiety). Discuss with doc what may be done and what feels right for you.
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dr. Anna Guarna
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