For many patients, Dental Anxiety is a very real issue. Every year, it keeps many people from seeking the important dental care their smiles need. The good news is that Dental Anxiety can be overcome. Dr. Skidmore wants each of his patients, here in Temecula, to always feel comfortable and calm. He wants to help ease all fears and have each visit be as stress-free as possible. Here are some tips that you can follow to help ease your dental stress.
- Avoid caffeinated beverages, as these can increase your feelings of nervousness.
- Avoid high-stress traffic situations by arriving early to your appointment.
- Breathe deeply during your appointment. By breathing deeply, you can help yourself stay calm and relaxed while Dr. Skidmore helps your smile.
- Ask questions. Dr. Skidmore believes in good patient education. The more you know the less afraid you will be.
Dental Anxiety is a real condition, but it doesn’t have to keep you from having the kind of strong, healthy smile you’ve always wanted.