Dental Anxiety Archives - Smiles Dental

Will Sedation Dentistry Help with My Dental Anxiety?

We want you to feel as comfortable as possible while you’re visiting our office. If you are interested in sedation dentistry to combat dental anxiety, contact the nearest Pacific NW Smiles Dental office to talk to a member of our team to see which type of sedation is right for you!

How to Deal With Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is common and not something you should feel ashamed of. We’ve worked hard to provide an atmosphere of comfort and relaxation. There are several proven methods to overcome dental anxiety, and we employ them at our offices. Read our blog post for details!

Never Fear the Dentist Again!

If going to the dentist makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Most patients have dental anxiety to some degree, even if it’s just “butterflies” in the stomach. Read our blog post to see how we help our patients feel relaxed and comfortable when they visit us.

Before You Light Your Next Cigarette, Read This

We have all read, been told, and heard that smoking is unhealthy. It has been the topic of numerous studies on the causes of lung cancer and heart disease, and it can ruin your overall health. The funny thing is dental health directly affects overall health. So if an activity such as smoking can affect … Continued


Have you heard anyone say that bad teeth run in their family? The primary reason that cavities have a tendency to “run in families” is because the bacteria that damage teeth are communicable. These bacteria thrive on sugars found in the mouth, multiply on dental surfaces and produce acids that destroy teeth. While dental anatomy … Continued

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