Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety West Perth

A large percentage of people, both children and adults, face dental anxiety. Even the thought of visiting a dentist instils fear in them and they either keep postponing the visit or cancel them.

Advent Dental Studio understands that you may not be comfortable when undergoing oral treatments. This is why we offer sedation dentistry at our clinic that makes you comfortable and relaxes you while you are being treated. Moreover, we have a team of caring dentists who are trained and experienced in providing oral services to patients with dental anxiety. They will help you relax and wait till you settle in the clinic’s environment before going ahead with the treatment.

Dental Anxiety West Perth

What are the Causes of Dental Anxiety?

Anxiety, fear, or stress experienced by an individual in a dental setting can be termed as dental stress. Dental anxiety is usually associated with the dental tools or equipment used by a dentist, such as drills, injections, etc. Some of the common causes of dental anxiety include:

Traumatic dental experience in the past or any other upsetting experience associated with healthcare

Previous trauma caused in the neck and head

Post-traumatic stress disorder, general anxiety, stress, and depression

View of certain individuals where they consider mouth to be a personal area and getting it checked by a dentist would be invading their personal space

Being embarrassed of their oral condition

Fear of pain

Fear of loss of control

Trust issues

Anxiety that is caused because of some other conditions, such as agoraphobia which is the fear of being in a situation that cannot be escaped

Signs and Symptoms of Dental Anxiety West Perth

Signs and Symptoms of Dental Anxiety

Signs and Symptoms of Dental Anxiety West Perth

Some signs and symptoms that people with dental anxiety may experience are as below:

Sweating profusely

Palpitations or racing heartbeat

Low blood pressure

Fainting

Crying or showing signs of panic

Visible distress such as fidgeting with hands or sitting at the edge of chair

Using aggression or humour to cover their state of anxiety

Missing their dental appointments routinely. Irrespective of the type of dental treatment to undergo, simple or complicated, certain individuals may find it extremely difficult to get the treatment done.

Advent Dental Studio Will Help You Overcome Dental Anxiety

As discussed above, the causes of dental anxiety are psychological, and such patients must be handled with care. Our dentists understand that spending time with the patients can help them to understand their fears. Our West Perth Dentists at always help you relax before proceeding with the treatment. Some of the solutions that we offer for people suffering from dental anxiety include:

Sleep Dentistry

Sleep Dentistry

Sleep Dentistry

For patients who have severe signs of dental anxiety are offered sleep dentistry. Using advanced and safe methods, our dentists will put you to sleep before they can begin with the treatment plan. Once you are asleep, you will not have to hear any dental sounds or see any equipment or the procedure. After you get up, you will have no memories of the procedure.

Happy Gas

Happy Gas

Happy Gas

Happy Gas is Nitrous oxide which is a safe to use gas. It has sedation properties and helps you to relax and feel comfortable. The gas is administered through a nose piece and helps in reducing your pain and discomfort. Our dentists use this method for children, but they also use it for patients who suffer from dental anxiety.

Local Anesthetic

Painless Injections

Local Anesthetic

Dentistry is highly advanced, and we believes in using the most advanced techniques to treat our patients. This is why we use minimal pain anesthetic injections that are computer-guided to deliver medication. This method is especially useful for people who have a fear of needles.

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment)

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment)

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment)

Depending on your oral condition and the treatment you have to undergo, our dentist may also prescribe oral sedatives. These sedatives are consumed before you come over to our clinic on the treatment day. The medication helps in relaxing your nerves and soothes your mind. The effect usually lasts for up to 8 hours, and someone must accompany you so you can be driven to and back from our clinic.

We have a team of non-judgemental and caring dentists who are warm and welcoming towards all their patients. We have a positive and friendly environment at our clinic, so our patients have a good dental experience with us.

What is the Cost of Treating Dental Anxiety in West Perth

What is the Cost of Treating Dental Anxiety in West Perth

We usually charge between $700 and $1500 for administering sleep dentistry. This would fluctuate depending on the time required for the treatment that you are undergoing.

What is the Cost of Treating Dental Anxiety in West Perth

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