Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Keep You From Your Dream Smile

Did you know that up to 15 percent of Americans avoid the dentist out of fear or anxiety? If you’ve got dental anxiety, you’re probably not surprised. Whether you had a bad experience in the past or you’re simply afraid of what might happen in the future, fear of the dentist can really hold you back.

Doctor Jeffery Spilman on helping patients who have dental anxiety

Fortunately, there’s a St. Petersburg, FL dentist who understands. At Jeffery A. Spilman, DDS, we take great care to soothe our patients in order to treat and prevent dental fear and anxiety. Call us today at 727-645-4727 to see what it’s like to visit a dentist who understands you.

Choose A Dental Office That Takes Its Time

One of our most distinct features as an office is our long appointment times. We naturally build in extra time around our appointments for a variety of reasons:

  • To accomplish more in a single appointment
  • To focus exclusively on each patient
  • To ensure we’re doing everything as well as possible
  • To help anxious patients relax

Sometimes all you need is a caring staff. Everyone in our office is here because they care about you and your health. So you can be sure that you’ll be treated with compassion, respect, and warmth from the moment you arrive. We’re happy to accommodate you in any way we can to make your visit a pleasant one.

Comfort Options Including Dental Sedation Help You Feel Safe

While we’re sure our friendly staff can put you at ease, we understand that anxiety and fear can’t always be conquered by friendliness. That’s why we also have a full menu of comfort options, including:

  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • iPads with music
  • Headphones

You can relax and get cozy while we get to work. Select your favorite tunes, snuggle up, and let your anxiety melt away.

If you find that you’re still nervous, we offer sedation for patients who need it. We’re committed to your comfort, no matter what it takes!

Don’t let your fear keep you in pain or discomfort. Get the smile you’ve always wanted in a way that makes you feel safe and comfortable. Call us today at 727-645-4727 or contact us online.

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