Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA
Dental anxiety, which patients also refer to as dental phobia, is not uncommon in dentistry today. In fact, many patients experience increase apprehension or uneasiness when considering going to the dentist or even making a dental appointment. In some cases, this anxiety can prevent people from seeking dental treatments that are necessary for good oral health. When this is the case, it becomes necessary to consider sedation options that can relieve discomfort and provide you with the opportunity to receive the complete dental care you deserve.
If you suffer from dental anxiety in Shoreline, Edmond and Seattle or surrounding areas of Washington, please Dr. Hoag and Dr. Dotsch to discuss your concerns and learn more about your options.
Our Commitment to Your Comfort
Our commitment to your comfort begins with your first call to our office. Our staff will take the time to listen to your apprehensions and provide you with guilt-free options. This commitment extends to your every interaction with our staff and Dr. Hoag and Dr. Dotsch
Our office environment is designed to promote relaxation and warmth as if you felt like you were at home. This helps produce a feeling of calm throughout your dental visit. We welcome your suggestions and look forward to learning how we can exceed your expectations at all times while you are in our care.
Understanding that a comfortable environment and friendly staff may not be enough to quell more severe anxiety, Dr. Hoag and Dr. Dotsch may also offer various sedation options. These can include nitrous oxide (laughing gas), or other forms of mild anxiety relief such as a prescription pill by mouth, based on your specific needs. The type of sedation most suitable for your level of anxiety will be determined during your initial consultation with Dr. Hoag or Dr. Dotsch
Sedation dentistry is effective and safe for most all patients, but we realize that it may not be right for every patient. To learn if this solution can help you feel more at ease during your dental treatment, please contact our experienced Shoreline, Edmonds and Seattle,WA dentistry and schedule your consultation today.