When combined with potentially negative experiences as a child, it is clear to see who some exhibit this type of anxiety. What can dental offices do to make their patients feel more comfortable? Let's take a closer look.
- Soothing music will help to create a more tranquil atmosphere.
- All staff should adopt an extremely friendly and understanding approach.
- It is wise to keep dental tools out of the views of the patient unless absolutely necessary."Is it estimated that 10 to 20 percent of American adults experience a significant dental care-related fear." Luckily, there are many things dentists can do to help terrified patients, such as cultivating a gentle bedside manner and keeping frightening-looking instruments out of sight.