When it comes to providing a comfortable experience, different patients can require different levels of service. In some cases, a patient who normally feels at ease in the dentist’s chair may worry about upcoming restorative dental work. In other instances, a person’s levels of dental anxiety may make routine services difficult to endure. Our practice offers a relaxed, welcoming environment for everyone. For patients feeling nervous about a particular treatment – or for those who suffer general anxiety – extra measures can be taken to help them relax. Modern treatments and technology can actually make your experience with dental care more comfortable. Anxieties felt in past experiences with dental work may not be relevant to the kind of care you can enjoy today.
Relying On Modern Care To Provide A Better Patient Experience
Many innovations have helped to ensure patients are comfortable during their time under their dentist’s care. Even a task as common as a routine cavity check benefits from these improvements. To ensure a better view of your teeth without causing discomfort, your dentist can study hard-to-see areas with intra-oral cameras. These cameras also enable your dentist to check on your gum health, and any signs of physical trauma that might affect teeth.
Helping Patients Feel Less Anxiety About Dental Work
Dental anxiety can make it hard for a person to keep up with their oral health needs, as the idea of seeing their dentist can cause feelings of unease. Several amenities can help fight this problem. The ability to listen to music, or watch television during your examination, can help you relax. A weighted blanket can also help you feel at ease.
Dental sedation is a safe, effective option for patients who need to deal with unease, or have other issues that make it harder to undergo dental care. Nitrous oxide is safe to administer, and its relaxing effects dissipate quickly, so it will not affect you after your treatment is concluded.
Talk To Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry About Patient Comfort
At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, our practice is committed to giving our patients superior care. To schedule a consultation, please call (507) 281-3659. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and our staff welcome and serve patients from Rochester, MN, as well as Red Wing, St. Charles, Winona, Farmington, Austin, and all surrounding communities.