What to Expect From Routine Dental Services
Have you recently scheduled a dental appointment? If you’re going in for a routine dental exam, it’s important to know what to expect. The video gives some insight into what you can expect from a dental services clinic.
When you enter the clinic, you will be greeted by a receptionist who will talk you through the paperwork that will need to be completed. The documents will contain questions concerning your current medical status and your health history.
The dentist will need to be briefed on any medications you are taking or any recent health problems you have had. After you complete the paperwork, a member of staff will take you from the waiting room to an exam room.
Not everyone is comfortable sitting in a dentist’s chair. If you have had painful experiences with dentists in the past, including childhood, you may experience distress. You can discuss this with your dentist, and they can help relieve your anxiety in a number of ways. Many clinics have specialists on standby who can help you through your panic with the use of acupuncture or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Now you know what to expect during a routine visit to the dentist.