Your Compassionate Solution to Dental Anxiety and Fear

Are you one of the many individuals who experience dental anxiety or phobia? At 81st Street Dental, we understand that visiting the dentist can be an overwhelming experience for some, and we’re here to help.

Say goodbye to dental anxiety and embrace a new era of comfortable dental care. Our team of experienced professionals specializes in providing compassionate dentistry, tailored to meet the unique needs of anxious patients of all ages.


Tips to help reduce dental fear and anxiety:

  1. Communicate your fears with Dr. Beller: Let us know about your fears and concerns. We can work with you to create a plan to make your dental appointment more comfortable.
  2. Bring a calming distraction: Bring a calming distraction, such as a book, music, or a stress ball, to help you relax during the appointment.
  3. Practice relaxation techniques: Deep breathing, meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation techniques can help you stay calm during the appointment.
  4. Use numbing agents: Topical numbing agents can help to reduce pain and discomfort during dental procedures, we can certainly do this for you.
  5. Use visualization techniques: Close your eyes and visualize yourself in a peaceful place to help reduce anxiety and stress.
  6. Agree on a signal: Agree on a signal with Dr. Beller, such as raising your hand, to indicate that you need a break or that you’re feeling discomfort.
  7. Ask questions: Ask Dr. Beller to explain the procedure to you so that you know what to expect. This can help reduce fear and anxiety.
  8. Schedule appointments at the right time: Schedule appointments at a time when you are least likely to feel rushed or stressed, such as in the morning.
  9. Bring a support person: Bring a trusted friend or family member to the appointment for support.