Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety Subiaco Dentist

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.

Colonnade Dental Centre 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 Subiaco Dentist

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 Subiaco Dentist

Signs and Symptoms of Dental Anxiety

Signs and Symptoms of Dental Anxiety Subiaco Dentist

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

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

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.

Colonnade Dental Centre 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 Subiaco dentists 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 Subiaco Dentist

Sleep Dentistry

Accidents from car or bike injuries. Trips or falls may also cause a tooth to chip or crack

Happy Gas

Happy Gas Subiaco Dentist

Happy Gas

Bruxism in people causes them to grind their teeth involuntarily, which makes the teeth weak and prone to cracking or chipping.

Minimal Pain Injections

Minimal Pain Injections Subiaco Dentist

Minimal Pain Injections

Contact sports such as boxing, martial arts, or any other sports require using preventive gear for the mouth. Athletes that do not use them may easily get cracked or chipped teeth.

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment)

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment) Subiaco Dentist

Oral Medication (Pre-Appointment)

Using teeth to bite into hard materials such as opening a bottle cap or breaking nutshells can also cause a tooth to chip or crack

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 Subiaco?

What is the Cost of Treating Dental Anxiety in Subiaco

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 Subiaco

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