Fear-Free Dental Care: Finding a Dentist You Can Love
If you have avoided visiting the dentist for months and even years due to debilitating fear, you’re not alone. Millions of people across the world struggle with dental anxiety or dental phobia, which are legitimate conditions that can result in chronic pain and deteriorating oral health.
“There is an alternative to being afraid.” – Dr. Shamblott
In Fear-Free Dental Care, Dr. Scott Shamblott describes fear-free dentistry, a gentle, kinder, patient-centric approach to dental care. Characterized by a welcoming environment and compassionate treatment that’s free of judgment or shaming lectures, fear-free dentistry enables patients with dental phobia and anxieties to get the help they truly need, even if it’s been years since they’ve seen the dentist. Dr. Shamblott draws on decades of experience as a renowned “no-fear” dentist to empower anxious patients to understand and work through their fears so they can take charge of their dental health.
Fear-Free Dental Care is a handbook providing tried-and-true techniques for managing dental fears, from how to stay calm and develop a positive mindset, to how to physically get yourself to the door and through the door for your next dentist appointment. Dr. Shamblott also shares insight on what your fear-free treatment options are and how to choose a fear-free dental professional that will support your journey to better oral health and get you smiling again.