Tips to relieve dental fears

Ask your friends and family

If you do not have a dentist, ask people you trust about their dentists and whether they are satisfied with their services. Word of mouth is a good way to find a reputable dentist.

Look for a dentist on the web.

Many dental clinics have websites where you can see the consultations, the type of services they offer, meet professionals and learn what the values ​​and objectives are that clinical want to achieve with the patients. If you have found dental practices that seem promising, ask your friends or neighbors if they are patients or if they know something about it.

Talk about your feelings

Once chosen the dentist, be sure to contact the dentist and staff. Do not be shy! It is not the first patient has felt nervous or anxious. Send your worries and fears before a procedure or if you feel any discomfort during your visit. It is very important to have a clear and open communication with your dentist. Speaking make your dental experience more enjoyable and relaxed.

 Ask questions

Ask your dental for information on the type of dental treatment they recommend you team, based on their oral health needs. Once a treatment plan has been developed, ask your dentist to explain the procedures in detail. Knowing what to expect before it happens help calm down.


Arrange the rate of treatment according to your feelings. This may include long and spaced events in which many jobs or short quotations are made ​​and followed to not stay long in the cabinet.


Arrive early for your appointment. Go accompanied by someone you trust will relax, before a procedure talk to the dentist to understand what they will do. A mirror can help you see what they are doing and better manage anxiety. Please, for your pain only what you feel.