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At Sarum Dental in Salisbury, we understand that dental anxiety is a common concern that can prevent patients from seeking the care they need. However, by ensuring a stress-free and comfortable experience during visits to our Wiltshire dental practice, our team are experts in helping individuals navigate their dental anxiety. Keep reading for more tips for a care-free dental experience!

Understanding Your Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety manifests in many forms, from mild nervousness to severe fear and panic. It’s important to know that you’re not alone in feeling this way, and our team at Sarum Dental in Salisbury is here to support you. We believe communication is key, so don’t hesitate to share your concerns with our staff! This will allow us to tailor our approach to your specific needs.

“I had a great check up with Neal today, it had been a long time, and he knows I am a nervous patient. I felt at ease straight away and he has given me a plan on my dental care going forward, easy to follow without being told off! I look forward to regular check-ups going forward and the other staff were very helpful and happy. Thank you so much!”

Creating a Comforting Environment

We’ve taken extra special care to create a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere at our dental practice in Salisbury. Our team is trained to provide compassionate care and to help alleviate anxiety. From calming decor to soothing background music, we’ve designed our modern practice to make your visit as pleasant as possible.

“I can only say Sarum Dental Practice is an excellent practice. From the moment you arrive for your appointment the reception staff are so friendly and helpful and always make you feel welcome. Neil is a fantastic dentist and has treated me for many years. I always leave with a smile after any treatment he has given me. Please keep up the good work!! Five Star Rating!!”

Relaxation Techniques

For those needing some additional support, we recommend relaxation techniques to help ease dental anxiety. Deep breathing exercises, guided imagery and mindfulness practices can be very effective tools in promoting calmness and relaxation before and during your appointment. Our team is happy to work with you to find the technique that suits you best!

Raj and the team have been amazing. Managed to get me over my deep fears of seeing a dentist which had been with me for 48 years. I had been in terrible pain for years and no dentist would even take me on. I was scared to smile because of revealing broken off teeth and their colours. Less than 4 months later I can smile with confidence showing beautiful white teeth. Thank you so much!”

Don’t let dental anxiety stop you from smiling. At Sarum Dental in Salisbury, we are committed to providing a supportive and stress-free environment for all of our patients. To book an appointment, simply phone our friendly reception team on 01722 333324 or book online here.