Dental anxiety or fear of the dentist can keep you from getting preventive care and restorative services. Dental fear can be an obstacle to your oral health.
At our Decatur, AL practice, we want to alleviate your anxiety with our approach to patient care. Call 256-274-8680 to learn what we can do for you at Charles F. Betts, Jr., DMD, Family Dentistry. Keep reading to learn more.
When you feel physically comfortable, it can help you relax. To that end, we are happy to provide a pillow for you, a warm blanket, or both, so you can feel at ease in one of our chairs.
Enjoy a Laugh (Sort of)
Many people worry that dental procedures will be painful. Laughing gas can keep you from feeling pain and providing a mentally relaxing benefit as well.
Count on Personalized Care
No two patients are the same. We know this. We understand this. By understanding your concerns and your smile goals, we can make adjustments to make your appointments easier.
Get to Know Us
Overcoming dental fear doesn’t happen in a single visit. However, you may find (as many other patients have) that your anxiety gets lower each time you see us. As you get to know us and how we work, you might even begin to look forward to seeing the dentist.