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Fear of the Dentist: How Do I Deal With My Dental Anxiety?

If you have dental fear or anxiety, you might put off going to the dentist for routine examinations and cleanings. You might even feel somewhat foolish for fearing something that seems so routine for other people. But the truth is that you are not alone. Dental anxiety is a very real fear for many people, and some studies have shown that nearly three-quarters of people in the United States are nervous or fearful about going to the dentist.

The problem with putting off routine dental visits is that often a small problem that would have been spotted by your dentist often grows into a larger dental issue that needs more complex ...

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I'm Afraid to go to the Dentist! What Are My Options?

Dental phobia is a genuine condition that affects millions of Americans. Unfortunately, fear keeps many people from visiting the dentist when they need to, which causes a vicious cycle of pain linked back to going to the dentist.

The good news is that it doesn't have to be this way! Today's dentists are focused on patient comfort, and much of the latest dental technology offers significantly more streamlined and pain-free treatment procedures. You can also rely on sedation dentistry in Sarasota to help you receive the treatment you need comfortably. Here's what you should know.

What Is IV Sedation?

At Sarasota Dental Arts, Dr. Kaya Aygen is extensively trained and certified to provide ...

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3 Ways to Relieve Your Anxiety About Dental Care

If you feel anxious about visiting the dentist, you are one of 75 percent of American adults who also feels the same way. Unfortunately, this fear keeps many patients from getting the dental care they need to maintain their oral health, which means that when they do finally visit the dentist, the treatment they need is more complex and invasive, making their anxiety worse. There is a way to end this frustrating cycle, and here are some ways to enjoy anxiety-free dentistry in Sarasota.

Work With a Caring Team

When you find a gentle dentist with staff members who are trained to care for patients with compassion and understanding, you will feel ...

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Solutions for Dental Fears: Exercise?

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Does going to the dentist cause a pit in your stomach? Does even just thinking about it make the anxiety start? You're not alone as millions of American's feel fear around their dental visits. However, a new study out of Germany suggests that light to moderate exercise may help!

Exercise and Dental Anxiety

Researchers in Berlin took a look at how exercise could help reduce dental anxiety and found successful results in testing a group of 30 people. It seems that those who performed moderate aerobic exercise before their dental appointments experienced less anxiety and felt more relaxed at during their visit. While additional research still needs to be done, ...

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Dental Anxiety? How We Can Help Relieve Your Worries

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If you feel that anxious pit in your stomach when it's time to visit the dentist, you should know you're not alone. Many Americans experience dental anxiety, and for 5-10% of patients, it keeps them away from the dentist and much-needed care. The good news is that there are solutions, and Dr. Kaya Aygen is well equipped to help you.

What Is IV Sedation?

IV sedation is when a calming medication is delivered to you intravenously. Because it goes directly into your vein, it can be adjusted quickly and effectively as needed.

While you'll still be conscious, you'll feel deeply relaxed, and some patients even fall asleep. Due to the nature of ...

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Choosing Gentle Dentistry

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Many people feel anxiety when it comes to dental care.

That’s okay, and it’s nothing to be embarrassed about.

Whatever the reason for your anxiety, whether you had a bad experience as a child or you aren’t exactly sure what has led to your feelings, Sarasota dentist Dr. Kaya Aygen and our entire team will help you have a great dental experience – even if you never thought that was possible!

How We Personalize Your Care

We start by taking the time to get to know you and understand your unique needs and concerns. No two patients are alike, and we see you as so much more than a set of teeth. We’ll listen ...

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