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What is dental anxiety?

Dental anxiety is a feeling of anxiety or nervousness about visiting the dentist. At Northern Virginia Dental Associates, we understand that some patients do not look forward to their dental visits and may feel a bit nervous about their treatments. Our caring dentists are pleased to provide dental care for anxious patients in Springfield, Virginia to ensure that you always have a positive, pleasant dental experience at our office.

Why do I feel nervous about visiting the dentist?

You may feel nervous for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you have had negative experiences at other dentists in the past. Maybe you are simply uncertain about what your dental treatment will include. Dr. Winkler, Dr. Charaipotra, Dr. Coulter, and Dr. Kanli are committed to providing you with a comfortable dental experience.

How can I ease dental anxiety?

For some patients, becoming more familiar with our dentists and dental team can help you feel calmer. We are dedicated to patient education and are happy to answer any questions you may have about your dental treatments. If needed, we can provide sedation dentistry to further enhance your visit. To learn more about dental care for anxious patients, please call or visit us today. We are eager to care for you!