It’s important to note the distinction between dental anxiety and dental phobia. An individual suffering from dental phobia, feels an irrational fear that drives them to avoid dental visits. This often results in unnecessary complications and dangerous threats to oral health.
An individual that has had past issues with dental anxiety, understands the value of visiting Dr. Maral Seroon for dental checkups and procedures. They simply feel increased stress, tension and anxiety during common dental procedures.
If you struggle with dental anxiety, it’s important to remember that is a recognized psychological condition, there are a few things that can help reduce the tension and stress. Please let Dr. Maral Seroon know if you’ve had dental anxiety issues in the past so he can help to adequate address them.
Some people feel dental anxiety for different reasons. For some it is related to feeling a loss of control over your own body. By asking a few basic questions at the start of start of the appointment might help you feel better informed. For many people understanding the details of the procedure helps them feel empowered.
For other people dental anxiety might be related to viewing the mouth as an intimate part of the body. If you happen to feel this way, it’s important to remember that all the dental professionals working with Dr. Maral Seroon are highly trained professionals. We are all passionate about providing you with the highest level of dental care.
Some people are put at ease by breathing nitrous oxide. If this is an option you would like to explore, please ask Dr. Maral Seroon or your hygienist about your options.
If you have issues with dental anxiety and you would like to explore your options beforehand, please feel free to call Dr. Maral Seroon at 484-704-7675 to schedule your next appointment.