How to Brush Away Your Dentist Anxiety

Hey, we get it. We’re not going to say that dentists are the most feared people in Leesburg, but we’re up there. There’s just something about going to the dentist that gets people worked up. Could it be all the shiny pointy objects poking at people’s teeth, or the light that’s being shone in their face as their teeth are being interrogated? We want you to show up at the Leesburg Dentists’ office with a smile on your face, not plotting your escape before you even walk in the door. To ease these fears, we’ve got a few words of advice that might help you out.

Don’t Eat Milk Duds Before Your Appointment
What people tend to fear most about their dentist appointment is getting their teeth cleaned. Teeth cleaning is not only essential to keeping your gums and teeth healthy but will give you that Hollywood smile. Mitigate the time spent getting your teeth cleaned by taking care of your teeth before you enter the dentist’s office. Follow the advice that the dentists give you by brushing and flossing on a daily basis. Also think twice before eating foods that get stuck between your teeth before your visit.

Have a Chat with The Staff
We understand that not everybody looks forward to a date with the dentist. Our staff understands that and will do everything in their power to put you in a position of comfort. Tell our staff if you need a break mid-appointment or are feeling any discomfort. The best way to overcome the stress of this event is to undertake it with a friend. Striking up a conversation with our staff will put your mind at ease.

Do Your Research
Modern dental procedures are mostly void of any pain you might experience. Talk to your dentist as well as friends about the procedure you’re about to have. Most likely they’ll tell you that everything turned out fine if not, it’s probably because they didn’t go to the most qualified dentists in the Leesburg area.

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Dr. Brian Cochran and his team offer excellent, experienced family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, from dental hygiene to dental implants in Leesburg, VA.
Brian Cochran, DDS

1503 Dodona Ter Ste 210
Leesburg, VA 20175

Leesburg VA 20175
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