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Dealing With Dental Fear

495780253 When dealing with dental fear, it is important to establish a lasting relationship with a dentist you can trust. Truckee dentist Dr. Donald Reid has years of experience diagnosing and treating dental issues. At Tahoe Dental Artistry, we work with each patient to help them feel relaxed and comfortable during their dental treatment. Dr. Reid and his dedicated staff are focused on patient-focused, comprehensive dental care. We work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that is right for you. If you are looking for a dentist you can trust, schedule a consultation with Dr. Reid. Feel free to schedule an appointment online or call (530) 206-0392.

At Tahoe Dental Artistry, we offer a full range of dental treatments for your convenience. We know it may be difficult to visit the dentist when you suffer from dental fear, so we work with to ensure you are comfortable during your treatment. We encourage our patients to visit our Truckee dental office twice yearly for preventive care visits. Although you may have a fear of the dentist, it is important to visit our office twice a year to avoid a more complex dental issue from developing. During your routine dental, visit, Dr. Reid can properly check for any signs of dysfunction in your mouth, teeth, and gums. Getting your teeth checked regularly can help subside any anxiety or fear you may have down the road.

Tips For Dealing With Fear of the Dentist

At Tahoe Dental Artistry, it is important to us that patients feel comfortable and at ease during a visit to our Truckee dental office. We have compiled a few tips to help you feel more relaxed during your dental treatment.

Speak up! If you suffer from dental fear, let Dr. Reid and the staff know. We want to ensure you have a stress free time while visiting our Truckee dental office. Voicing your fear and concern help us get a better understanding of what we need to do to help you feel at ease.

Listen to music. Keeping your mind of what scares you is one of the oldest tricks in the book. Try listening to an audiobook or your favorite playlist while in the dental chair. Having something else to focus on other than your procedure will help you feel at ease.

Sedation dentistry. Ask Dr. Reid about sedation dentistry. Dr. Reid is an experienced dentist and a member of Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. Dr. Reid will ask about your medical history and other determining factors to decide if a type of sedation dentistry is right for you.