Dental Anxiety

How to Help Kids with Dental Anxiety

Many kids (and adults!) struggle with fear and anxiety leading up to their biannual dental visits. If your child experiences dental anxiety, we’ve got some tips for you: 1. Meet-and-Greet Familiarity helps us feel less anxious. If your child is going to be seeing a new dentist, schedule a time to visit the office together

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Dental Sedation FAQ

At Heritage Dental, we understand that dental anxiety is a real and serious problem for many patients. That’s why offer sedation options for those that are sensitive to pain or who get nervous or fearful before and during dental appointments. If you have questions about sedation and what to expect, we have the answers here.

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Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

Dental anxiety is a serious condition that affects the vast majority of adult Americans. While some of us just may feel butterflies in our stomachs at the idea of visiting the dentist, others may avoid going to the dentist altogether out of complete fear. It’s impossible to maintain optimal oral health without seeing the dentist,