Most Common Dental Fears

Nervous about your next dental visit? You’re not alone. In fact, about half of the US adult population has a dental phobia! At Fairfield Dental Arts, we are understanding of this concern and we work hard to make sure that patients who visit our practice are comfortable and relaxed.

Dental fears are often a result of negative experiences in the past. Here are a few of the most common dental fears we see in patients visiting our practice.

Common Dental Fears:

  • Fear of not becoming numb when injected with Novocaine
  • Fear of pain
  • Fear of drills
  • Anticipation of oral surgical procedures such as tooth extraction
  • Fear of injections
  • Fear of gagging
  • Fear of embarrassment of about the condition of teeth

We offer safe and simple solutions to ease patients with these dental fears. Before any visit, we sit down with you to make sure that you are comfortable with the process and walk you through each step of the way. We offer conscious sedation, pre-op sedation, nitrous oxide sedation, shaded eyewear and HD TVsto make your visit simple, painless, and stress-free.

Call 203-254-3780 to contact our office to schedule your appointment or visit our website for more information on the different treatments and services that we offer at Fairfield Dental Arts.

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