imagesDenver residents have access to a wealth of dentistry services.  But many don’t leverage this advantage for their oral health. Why? Many adults have fear of the dentist. Some have dental fears stemming from childhood experiences in cold, sterile, unfriendly, and often scary environments.  Today, many dental practices are sensitive to that and not only do they offer help for people with dental fears but they offer an environment that feels as welcoming as a spa.

People of all ages can have a fear of the dentist. Little children could be afraid of the unknown, nervous about strangers, or might be apprehensive due to stories they’ve heard.  Parents can do kids a favor by being positive when they talk about going to the dentist. Some adults are unaware that they pass their own fears onto their children when they talk about hating the dentist or being afraid of ‘the drill’.

Regardless of your age or your dental needs, if you have fears or anxiety, it’s wise to do some research before you see a new dentist. This can help you find an office that follows a philosophy of creating a relaxing and therapeutic environment that can put you at ease.  And holistic dentists strive to treat the patient overall, rather than just focus on one element of dental care. A good holistic dentist in Denver that offers help for dental fears could be ideal for your situation.

Explore Sedation Dentistry Options in Denver

If you are seeking local options for sedation dentistry because of your anxiety levels or due to the fact that you need extensive work done, you can browse Denver dentist websites to see if they offer sedation dentistry. Some  dentists do not, others offer one or two options, and others offer several options that can help you get through things in a way that makes you comfortable (such as IV sedation, oral conscious sedation, or the more common nitrous oxide).

About Holistic Dentistry

There is a strong connection between your health and your teeth. Holistic dentistry follows specific goals for overall health including mercury free dentistry. If you want to change your silver amalgam fillings, for instance, because of cosmetic reasons or because you’ve heard that mercury fillings could cause health concerns, a holistic dentist who specializes in helping people overcome dental fears can help you accomplish this in a way that minimizes your anxiety and maximizes comfort and peace of mind.

Dr. Guy Grabiak of Denver Dentistry would appreciate the chance to help you with your oral health needs. Feel free to contact us for an appointment or to browse our site to learn more about our services and treatment philosophy.