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November 2, 2023 General0

Does the mere thought of seeing the dentist make you nervous? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 15 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist because of dental anxiety or fear. At Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi, we regularly see patients who are nervous or scared of undergoing dental treatment. If you’re hesitant to visit the dentist, read our tips for easing dental anxiety and fear below.


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October 19, 2023 General0

Do you feel anxiety when visiting the dentist? While dental anxiety is common, some people feel such intense fear that they avoid their dental appointments altogether. This invariably leads to worsening dental health as the state of their teeth, gums, and mouth deteriorates. There are difference between dental anxiety and dental phobia and how this ominous ailment affects patients’ oral health. Let’s look at this further.


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February 11, 2021 General0

If going to the dentist frightens you, then know that you’re not alone. An estimated 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of fear or anxiety. The key to managing your dental anxiety is to discuss your fears with your dentist. Open communication will allow your dentist to provide you treatment options that can make you feel more comfortable, such as IV sedation. There are various reasons why people have dental anxiety. Some of the reasons are the following:






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