At Peachland Dental Centre, we understand that for some of our patients a visit to the dentist can cause a little anxiety, and it's our job to make you feel at ease.
Some people feel anxious at the thought of getting an injection. For others, it's post-operative discomfort. Whatever the reason, our kind and caring team are ready to listen closely and help you through your appointment.
The good news is, we've seen patients relax over time to a point where they actually look forward to their appointments!
We're all a little guilty of it – being a little afraid to try new things. That's why at Peachland Dental Centre, our team will ensure that you are fully aware of a procedure before we perform it.
Sometimes a bad experience can stay with us a lot longer than we'd like to admit.
Please let our team know if you've ever had a bad experience – a big part of our job is to make you feel safe and comfortable in our care.
Fear of the needle – that's one of the biggest causes of anxiety. So, to put that fear to rest, we'll give you a topical treatment to ensure that your gums are frozen before we administer the needle.
Just let us know when you are ready and we will walk you through the procedure slowly.
If at any time during your procedure you would like us to stop, just give us a signal and we won't begin again until you are ready.
We'll consult to ensure that you are a candidate for sedation. Almost all patients in good general health are. Our team can discuss sedation options to ensure that you're in good hands at all times. Options vary depending on the type of treatment being done.
Needless to say, during any procedure where we administer a sedative, we'll monitor your vital signs including your blood pressure and breathing rate throughout the entire procedure.
Peachland Dental Centre is committed to 'greening' our office.
Treat yourself to a healthy smile with Peachland Dental Centre!