2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, Fl 33612

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13145 Kings Lake Dr, Ste 105, Gibsonton, FL 33534

Kernagis Dental Excellence

2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, FL 33612

Dental Excellence at FishHawk

5486 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Lithia, FL 33547

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Overcoming Dental Fear and Anxiety

Published on October 7, 2015

Does the thought of going to visit the dentist make you feel anxious? Do you fear making your next dentist appointment? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s normal to be a little nervous before your appointment, but dental anxiety and fear are more common than people realize.

Some studies have shown that 75% of surveyed people fear going to the dentist. However, there are a much smaller percentage of people who fear it so much that they avoid the dentist completely. People who really fear the dentist and avoid it for years can end up seriously damaging their overall oral hygiene. Untreated oral conditions such as toothaches, infections and poor appearance can cause stress and health complications.

How can you overcome your dental anxiety and fear? Start off by acknowledging that you’re not alone. Take a step back and realize that there are dental treatments available to work with your anxiety and fear. The offices of Kernagis Dental Excellence specialize in diminishing fear and anxiety with comfort, support, and the highest quality care for all of your dentistry needs including: Sedation Dentistry, Family Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implants.

Follow these tips to overcome your dental anxiety and fear:

  • Employ relaxation techniques before your visit and communicate your fear and anxiety with your dentist.
  • Relax comfortably with the available media in our pristine dental rooms and take a friend or family member with you if it helps.
  • Get ready to relax, feel calm and safe with Kernagis Dental Excellence and put your worries to rest.

Are you looking for an outstanding experience? Kernagis Dental Excellence has opened its doors to smiling patients since 2001. We are eager to answer any of your questions or concerns about the cost of dental implants, the price for a crown, and the average cost of veneers for patients throughout the Apollo Beach, FishHawk and Tampa Bay areas. Visit us online at SedationDentistryTampa.com or call us today at (813) 574-2524 to make your appointment.

2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, Fl 33612
5486 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Lithia, Fl 33547
13145 Kings Lake Dr, Ste 105, Gibsonton, Fl 33534

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The health of our patients and staff are a top priority for us, and we are taking efforts to be proactive regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

We want to let our patients and community know that we are here for you! Even though we have temporarily paused non-essential dental services, our dentists and team are here providing care for emergencies or other dental health concerns that you may have. Please give our office a call if you need an appointment or assistance 813-932-3940. Also, we are offering virtual smile consultations that you can take advantage of. We are not limiting our virtual consultations to just smile makeover interests, so click on the link to follow our free & easy process to receive a personal video reply from one of our dentists.

If you have an upcoming essential or emergency appointment, we ask that you please follow any instructions you receive from us via phone call or text when confirming our appointment. IMPORTANT! If you arrive to your appointment with cold or flu-like symptoms, you will be asked to reschedule.

We will resume all regular dental visits as soon as we are able to do so. When we have more clarity on our scheduling, we will be in touch to reschedule.

Thank you for taking extra steps to help us ensure everyone’s safety. This situation is fluid and our protocol may change according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines at the time.

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