photo of dental tools by westpark on flickr

photo by westpark on Flickr

By Jodi Danna, DDS 

Dental anxiety can be paralyzing for some individuals, to the point that they avoid going to the dentist altogether. Avoiding visits with your dentist may lead to a myriad of health problems. Obvious issues may arise as the integrity and health of your gums and teeth are compromised by lack of proper dental hygiene and dental health maintenance. Other more serious health problems have been found to be correlated to poor oral health such as cardiovascular disease. Your dental health is an extremely important component to your overall quality of life. Our staff is highly sympathetic to patients who suffer from this paralyzing condition. If you or know someone who suffers from dental anxiety, click here to read tips on how to proactively deal with this debilitating condition.  

photo by westpark on Flickr