How To Deal With Stress Before Your Next Dental Visit

Dec 31, 2021

Carolina Family Dentistry details in their blog post “How To Combat Anxiety At The Dentist”, ways to deal with dental anxiety when attending a monthly checkup.

How To Deal With Stress Before Your Next Dental Visit

Does anxiety creep in during a dental visit?

Carolina Family Dentistry has published a new article entitled "How To Combat Anxiety At The Dentist". The post sheds light on the most important aspects of dental anxiety when attending monthly checkups. The post explains many tips while attending each visit such as, speaking up, using distractions, and developing mindful techniques to help decrease overall stress and anxiety. People who may feel worried or concerned about their next visit can view the full article at

The article includes several interesting pieces of information, one, in particular, is the importance of distracting yourself. This should be of particular interest to people preparing for their next dentist appointment because having distractions allows patients to focus on a variety of alternatives like watching television, listing to music, or even grasping onto a stress ball.

One of the most important pieces of information the article tries to convey's is a majority of people don't like to go to the dentist, however, it is important to push through anxious thoughts and feelings. Ultimately Carolina Family Dentistry is always here to help, especially when anxiety or stress about an upcoming dental visit becomes overbearing. The best example of this is perhaps found in the following extract:

'People often site dental anxiety as their reason for not coming in, but by prolonging visits, it may end up making the dentist more stressful. '

In discussing the article's creation, Dr. Ron Bank, Dentist at Carolina Family Dentistry said:

"Carolina Family Dentistry functions on understanding that many patients may be anxious or nervous about their visit. Carolina Family Dentistry's mission is to provide all patients with the proper care they need. Reach out if feeling anxious about an upcoming appointment and staff will provide each customer with an enjoyable, care-free visit."

Regular readers of Carolina Family Dentistry will notice the article takes a familiar tone, which has been described as 'informative on the effects anxiety of dental care has on people.

Carolina Family Dentistry always welcomes comments and questions from readers, in relation to the article, as they are intent on providing patients with the care they need. Carolina Family Dentistry continues to strive to provide every patient with an overall great experience.

Anyone who has a specific question about a past, present, or future article can contact Carolina Family Dentistry via their website at

The complete article is available to view in full at

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