Let’s be real here: We know that visiting the dentist can be something that makes many patients nervous. Research shows that 20% of individuals who experience severe anxiety will only go the the dentist if absolutely necessary.
However, regular dental checkups are vital not only because they keep your teeth and gums healthy, but they can also help protect and maintain your overall health and well-being.
Your dentist in Federal Way, Dr. Lee, is sensitive to the fears and concerns of her dental patients and has striven to create a comfortable environment for all patients, no matter their personal concerns. If the idea of visiting the dentist gives you anxiety, consider a few reasons why Avalon Family Dentistry can help ease your fears:
We invite you to express your worries from the very first moment you call to book an appointment. Our team makes your concerns our concerns. Whether you’ve had a bad experience in the past, are afraid of needles, or are apprehensive about any specific part of your appointments, let’s discuss it. We promise to listen carefully to get a full understanding of how you feel.
Let’s Discuss Solutions.
Dr. Lee will share with you a full range of options and information so you can make an educated decision about your personal treatment. We will not rush you into a decision you are not comfortable with.
Additionally, we offer safe, effective dental sedation that has helped our patients like you overcome their dental fears. There are several options available; our team will be happy to discuss the solution that is right for you and your treatment.
Concerned about Cost or Time?
In addition to general fear of the dentist, many patients might be anxious about the cost or duration of necessary dental treatments. Let us put your fears to rest!
We make a point to discuss options in detail with you so you feel comfortable with every aspect of treatment. Depending on the procedure needed, there may be multiple options available that can fit your timeframe and/or budget. Some procedures can be completed in the same day or even within the hour.
Our treatment coordinator, Cristi, will explain to you what may or may not be covered by your dental insurance and will help you navigate the various financing options we have available. The ultimate decision is yours to make, and we will make sure you have all the information you need to choose the treatment that’s right for your dental health and wallet.
Learn more about how we’ve helped others feel comfortable during their appointments by reading reviews from our patients.
Dental anxiety is a very real thing, and every single person at Avalon Family Dentistry is committed to helping you feel at ease during your visit. If you’re nervous about visiting the dentist, give us a call at 253-941-6365. We’d appreciate the opportunity to put your fears to rest!