If you have a fear of going to the dentist, you are not alone. Many people experience anxiety at even just the thought of going to the dentist.

For some, the fear is so overwhelming that they stop going to the dentist entirely, for years.

This can be extremely detrimental to your oral health. It’s important to get regular dental check-ups so that any potential issues can be caught early-on and resolved. So if you’ve been putting off going to the dentist because you are nervous or scared, we understand, and at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia, we are here to help you.

Finding a dentist you like and trust is a good way to start getting over your fear of going to the dentist. Dr. Jon Seigel is one of Philadelphia’s top dentists because his patients trust his expertise and like his approach to client-care. Of course, the dentist isn’t the only person you’ll see at the dentist office. If you find a dental hygienist that you like and trust, that can make all the difference for someone who is nervous. A dental hygienist who can make you feel at ease during your teeth cleaning can be important. When you like the rest of the office staff, that can be helpful too. The front desk staff at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street are ready to make you feel welcome and comfortable during your next visit to the Philadelphia dental office.

Talking about your fear of the dentist can help alleviate the fear. The more you talk about it, the more comfortable with it you’ll be. You will likely meet other people who have also felt anxiety about going to the dentist and the shared experience can help normalize your feelings. You’ll probably hear stories of how other people overcame their fear of the dentist, which could help you as well.

If you’re feeling anxious or scared about your upcoming dental visit, please let us know. We are happy to work with you to help you feel comfortable in our dental office.

Our dental staff will take extra care and precaution for your visit. We’ll know to check on you often and take breaks to make sure you are ok.

We recommend you schedule your dentist appointment in the morning, so that you don’t have to think about the upcoming appointment and feel that anticipation all day. Once you leave our office, you’ll realize going to the dentist is a lot easier, and not nearly as painful, as it seemed leading up to the appointment.

You’re allowed, and, if you are nervous or scared, even encouraged, to bring a trusted support person with you to your dentist appointment at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street. Having this person with you can help ease anxieties. You’re also welcome to wear headphones and listen to your favorite music or podcast – whatever you find relaxing.

If you have a dental phobia or a fear of the dentist, Dentistry at 1818 Market Street could be the right dental office for you. We empathize with how you’re feeling and try our best to ease your fears. Our experienced dental professionals will help make you feel comfortable while you are in our Center City dental office.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment, and please mention that you’re feeling anxious or nervous for your visit, so we can start helping alleviate that fear right away. We’re confident that once you start visiting Dentistry at 1818 Market Street, we’ll help you get over your fear of the dentist. Once you become a patient of ours, you’ll understand how some people genuinely look forward to their dentist visit.

Visiting the dentist can be a positive experience and at Dentistry at 1818 Market Street, we’re confident we can share that with you.

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