If you are feeling scared about going to the dentist, try to stay calm and build up the courage to come in to see us as soon as possible, so your anxiety doesn’t continue building up.
Here are some tips to stay calm;
- Arrange an appointment in the morning, when things are less busy, with less noise and distraction.
- Bring a book or music to help you relax;
- Ask someone to accompany you on your visit so you don’t feel alone;
- Take deep calm breaths
- Tell your dentist that you're feeling nervous and they can reassure and explain what they will do