If you’ve ever toured a haunted house, you know what a thrill it is to feel your way through a dark corridor, grasping the arm of the friend or loved one in front of you, and screaming with fright when a masked madman who’d been lurking behind the corner finally jumps out and startles you.
It’s all part of the fun of Halloween!
But fear isn’t always fun. In fact, fear can be paralyzing if it starts to control your behavior and keep you from living a happy, healthy life.
Your friends at Northwest Dental Group want to keep your fear of the dentist from haunting your oral health with our comfort amenities and dental sedation options in Rochester, MN!
How Dental Phobia Can Haunt You
There’s nothing wrong with fear. It’s the moment that fear becomes a phobia that can really haunt your life.
Dental phobia is fear of the dentist you’re not able to manage. It’s powerful enough to keep you from getting the routine care you need for good oral health.
But like any problem you face in life, you know that running from it, or trying to ignore it, will not make the problem go away.
In fact, the opposite is true. Avoiding dental care will only lead to bigger problems and more serious health complications down the road.
We want to help you overcome your dental phobia so that you can proactively keep dental problems from getting out of control.
Dental Sedation Can Drive The Fear Away!
It is possible to drive your dental fear away, but it’s a process that needs to begin the moment you arrive at the dentist.
At Northwest Dental Group, we treat you like a person, not a patient. Like you’re part of our family, we will always greet you warmly and cater to your needs so you feel more at home.
That means offering you amenities like a complimentary beverage, soft pillows, cozy blankets, and even TV monitors and headphones to drown out the common environmental triggers of a dentist office that tend to increase your anxiety.
During your actual procedure, we can provide dental sedation so that you’re as calm and relaxed as possible.
This is the real life-changing tool in overcoming dental phobia! Whether you need inhaled sedation to help calm your nerves, or one of our two pre-appointment sedatives for a stronger effect, you’ll be able to lay back in the chair for treatment feeling warm, fuzzy, and maybe even groggy, so you’re completely comfortable.
After your initial experience with our comfort amenities and dental sedation, you will be able to face every appointment that follows with more confidence, and you’ll learn how to eventually control the dental phobia that once controlled you!
Reclaim Your Dental Health!
The only thing you should fear about routine dental care is not getting it!
That’s because daily brushing and flossing aren’t enough to remove the plaque buildup that destroys teeth and gums, and ultimately, your oral and overall health.
You need help from your Rochester dentist to keep your mouth healthy and your smile shining brightly!
It’s why our practice puts your comfort first! Call Northwest Dental Group today at 507-315-2932 to arrange a visit, and learn more about how we can change the way you experience dental appointments.