Painless Dentistry Techniques to Ease Your Anxiety By Bruce Wilderman on February 15, 2018

photo of an anxious man with his hands behind his head, staring out the windowLet’s face it. Not many people are truly excited about visiting the dentist. However, some patients experience such high levels of dental anxiety that their oral health suffers because of it. At Artistic Expressions Dentistry in Doylestown, PA, Dr. Bruce Wilderman offers painless dentistry techniques to help ease the anxieties of our patients. With modern advances in medicine, there is truly no reason to suffer through an appointment. Using minimally invasive techniques, innovative technology, and sedation options, you really can have a comfortable and relaxing dental experience.

Defining Painless Dentistry

At our practice, we believe your experience begins the second you walk through our door. We combine a soothing atmosphere with lush amenities and minimally invasive therapies to create a high-quality dental experience from start to finish.

The Wand®: Anesthetic without the Pinch

Local anesthesia is necessary for the majority of dental treatments. While it is certainly effective for keeping the treatment site numb during your procedure, traditional methods still cause a pinch of discomfort when the anesthesia is administered. Did you know that twinge of pain actually comes from the rapid administration of medication rather than the needle itself? The Wand is a specialized delivery system that administers anesthesia a little bit at a time for a much more comfortable experience.

Minimally Invasive Dental Lasers

Lasers in dentistry may sound like something from the future, but they are commonly used, trusted tools. In fact, they make several procedures much easier for the patient due to their minimally invasive nature. There are different types of lasers depending on the treatment being performed. For example, a soft tissue diode laser can reshape and contour the gum line for a more balanced, symmetrical appearance. We also use a specialized laser for removing tooth decay and preparing teeth for restorations. This eliminates the need for loud drilling and enhances your comfort.

Cozy Amenities

Do you relax with a blanket and pillow on the couch at home? Why should the dental office be any different? When you come to our practice, we strive to make the amenities of home available during your entire visit. During your appointment, our experienced team of professionals will be available to meet your needs. Here are a few more perks we offer at our practice:

  • Scented candles: Our patients find that the candles throughout our office cultivate a soothing and relaxing atmosphere.
  • Warm mittens: Do your hands become cold when you are nervous? Enjoy a soft pair of mittens to keep your frosty fingers warm.
  • iPods and headsets: Music soothes the soul. That is why we offer iPods and headsets to every patient. When you’re relaxing to your favorite tunes, the time goes by much faster!
  • Virtual reality goggles: Step into a world of relaxation with our cutting-edge virtual reality glasses.

Learn More about Painless Dentistry Techniques

If you routinely experience dental anxiety before attending your appointments, experience the difference at Artistic Expressions Dentistry. Our team strives to foster a calm, comfortable, and relaxing environment for our patients. To learn more, contact us online and schedule an appointment.

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Artistic Expressions Dentistry

Dr. Bruce Wilderman has been providing comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services since 1986. By combining a true sense of artistry with state-of-the-art technology, he can provide stunning results. At Artistic Expressions Dentistry, we are proud to be affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (215) 340-1199 today.

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