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Overcome Your Dental Anxiety

Overcome Your Dental Anxiety

Welcome back to our Hoover, Alabama dentists’ blog!

At Perrigo Dental Care, we have all the solutions necessary to keep your mouth free of disease and decay, and to keep your smile looking great.

We strive to provide a welcoming, comfortable environment for all, but we know that some of you will still need a little extra help relaxing while you are here.

In fact, millions of Americans suffer from a condition known as dental anxiety. This is when fear paralyzes you and prevents you from being able to get the oral health care that your body needs to stay on track.

In many cases, dental anxiety is the result of a bad experience with a dentist, earlier in life. Maybe you didn’t receive enough anesthesia for a childhood procedure, or were afraid of the sounds and smells of the dental drill. It could be that your dentist just wasn’t very personable and you never warmed up to the experience. Regardless, at Perrigo Dental Care, we want to create new memories for you, ones that stand out as being pleasant. Our team will do whatever it takes to put your fears to rest.

Your oral health is too important to just stay away. The professional teeth cleanings that you are supposed to get every 3-6 months will eradicate any lingering tartar and plaque that will only cause problems if they are given the opportunity to hang around. Plus, the dental checkup exams can alert us to any emerging issues such as cavities and periodontal disease. Trust us, early treatment (like a filling) is much better than having to deal with a condition when there aren’t many good options left (i.e. root canals, extractions). And, when we are acquainted with your mouth, we will be able to detect signs of things going awry elsewhere in your body such as cancer.

The bottom line is, you need to find a dentist in Hoover, AL that you can trust and visit their office often.

That said, we know that it is easier said than done when anxiety has you in its grips. But we can help you overcome your fears by taking extra measures, namely sedation dentistry.

Relax, Perrigo Dental Care Is On Your Side

We want you to know that, whatever level of fear or anxiety you are dealing with, your fear doesn’t have to get in the way of your continued health and wellness. We can provide sedation dentistry options that are guaranteed to help you relax.

In the event that you are feeling anxious about visiting the dentist, we have nitrous oxide gas available to help you feel more at ease. There’s a reason we call it laughing gas!

Nitrous oxide gas is a sedative that can help ease your nerves and make your dentist visit more pleasant no matter what type of procedure you have come in for.

We typically recommend nitrous for longer visits and treatments. Yet, it can be helpful for patients who just need a regular cleaning but can’t relax without a little help.

Your Hoover, AL dentist is confident that you will start feeling comfortable with your treatments here. We will work towards relieving your dental anxiety from the time you make your first appointment and continue to build trust as we look after your dental needs. Importantly, there won’t be any disapproving looks or condescending lectures awaiting you when get here.

Our team will thoroughly explain what your process will entail and how any potential pain will be alleviated. What’s more, we will further relax you with comfortable pillows, warm blankets, aromatherapy, headphones, and so forth.

Take Back Your Life

We hope that you can see how gentle we will be with you. Please don’t let your dental care go unaddressed any longer. If you have dental anxiety, we want to help get you back on the good road as soon as possible.

Contact us today to schedule a pain-free appointment at our Hoover, Al dentist’s office.

5-Star-Rated Hoover Dentists & Cosmetic Dentists
"Dr. Perrigo's office is wonderful. Their staff is so kind and thorough. They were absolutely wonderful to my elderly grandmother, and so attentive to her needs. I cannot recommend them enough. They even have early morning and Saturday hours."Bonnie H.
"This is by far the best dental group I have ever had. They make you feel like part of the family the minute you walk in the door. Dr. Perrigo is always available if you have a problem other than the usual dental check up. I must say something about my wonderful hygienist Christy. She is the absolutely best. We do more laughing than anything when I have my visits. I just truly love this group. Thanks for all you do."Faye W.
"Luke is a great dentist and his staff is very friendly. Highly recommended."Matt D.
"Outstanding service! Fresh and clean! Love this place. A family atmosphere!"Chad B.
"Very pleasant, efficient and professional staff who showed a sincere interest in me, both history and current problems. Additionally they were gentle during both cleaning and examination."Kathi W.
"Went in today for my bi-annual cleaning and check-up. I highly recommend them. I have been going to them for over 30 years."James S.
"Dr. Perrigo took time to explain options and did a wonderful job. Staff are friendly and kind. Highly recommended."John M.
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Perrigo Dental Care. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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The 5-star-rated cosmetic dentists and family dentists in Hoover, AL, of Perrigo Dental Care offer the most advanced dental care and orthodontic care for children and adults. Our dental care options included family dental care, teeth cleanings, gum disease treatment, wisdom teeth extractions, TMJ treatment, treatment for headaches, sleep apnea treatment, pain-free dental care, sedation dentistry, dental care emergencies, teeth whitening, dental bonding, veneers, dental bridges, dental implants, dental crowns, dental fillings, dentures, full mouth reconstruction, Invisalign and FastBraces. We can help fix your cracked tooth, chipped tooth or replace missing teeth. Call our conveniently located Hoover dental office to schedule your appointment with our dental implant dentists, cosmetic dentists and family dentists in Hoover, AL, at 205-822-7822.

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