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Are you looking for tips to ease your dental anxiety? If so, this blog is right for you! Your oral health is essential, and without proper checkups, you could be at risk for suffering from severe dental damage. That is why, our dentist, Dr. Swati Agarwal with Swati Agarwal, DDS in San Francisco, California, is happy to share some information about dental anxiety in the hopes of easing your stress and feelings about your next dental checkup.

Feeling anxiety or stress about visiting the dentist is known as dental anxiety. This condition can make people feel afraid to get the oral health care they need. As a result, people end up delaying visits as much as possible, which can lead to expensive or painful that otherwise that could have been avoided.

The good news is, there are some steps you can take to work through your feelings of dental anxiety. The first step begins by talking to your dentist about your feelings. Dental anxiety is a common condition, so it is likely you are not the first to feel this way. If you tell the dental team, they can help you feel safer and more comfortable while you are under our care. You can also try stress-relieving tools or listen to soothing music while you have treatment.  

The most imperative thing to remember is our dental team will do everything we can to help you while you are in our care. If you have questions about our office or would like to schedule a consultation, please call 415-362-5315 today.