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Feeling undue stress before and during a routine dental treatment is a recognized psychological condition known as dental anxiety. Here at James D. Schuette. DDS., Dr. James D. Schuette has helped many patients deal with dental anxiety. Your comfort is very important to him, so he offers these simple insights to help reduce any stress or anxiety you feel.

When scheduling your next appointment, please feel free let us know if you’ve had issues with dental anxiety in the past. This will help our team of dental professionals be prepared to take a little extra time to answer your questions and address any concerns. In many cases, being able to ask informed questions helps people with dental anxiety come to terms with the situation.

Some people feel that the mouth is an intimate part of the body. It’s important to remember that all of the dental specialists at our clinic are a highly trained oral healthcare professionals. Our goal is to always provide you with the highest level of oral healthcare while helping you feel as comfortable as possible.

If you still experience stress during a dental treatment, we might be able to administer some nitrous oxide. This can temporarily soothe your anxiety to help you have a positive experience.

If you’ve been struggling with dental anxiety in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, you can call 816-554-7656 to seek further insights from the helpful, professional staff at James D. Schuette. DDS..