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Relieving Dental Anxiety

If you’re afraid of the dentist, visit the compassionate professionals at Panama City Smiles. Dr. Patel, Dr. Pappas, and our friendly team offer comfortable, modern, pain-free dentistry at our Panama City, FL dental office to help in relieving dental anxiety!

Get Compassionate & Comfortable Care from Panama City Smiles

As many as 1 in 5 people are afraid of the dentist. Maybe you had a bad dental experience in the past. Maybe you are afraid of the cost. Or maybe you don’t even know why you are anxious.

No matter the cause, Dr. Patel and our caring team will help put you at ease every step of the way:

  • We will communicate clearly and listen to you so you understand what to expect next.
  • We are a no-stress, no-lecture practice. We are on your side!
  • We will always make sure you are physically comfortable and fully numb before doing any work that could possibly cause you discomfort.
  • We offer flexible and customized payment plans to make the cost of dental care very manageable.

We also offer a number of comfort options to help you relax, including:

  • Separate, spa-quality treatment rooms for privacy and relaxation
  • Longer appointments
  • Soft pillows
  • Warm blankets
  • Earbuds for music or TV
  • Beverages

Tips For Relieving Dental Anxiety

There are many strategies you can try that may help in relieving dental anxiety:

  • Ask us about pain management.
  • Bring a trusted friend with you to your visit so you don’t feel alone.
  • Seek distraction from the procedure by listening to music or watching TV with earbuds.
  • Try relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing, while waiting for your appointment.

You can trust us to help you get the dental care you need in a safe, comfortable, and relaxing environment. Feel free to call Pa

nama City Smiles at 850-588-0185 and discuss your concerns before making your appointment, or use our online form to reach out to us.

Tammi Arena

I have not been to the dentist in quite some time as I’m fairly new to the area, a couple of years but have been a single mom for a lot of years so dental care has always been about my children. My youngest finally turned 18 so now it’s my turn. I have extensive work that I need done and we are ...

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