Are You Afraid Of The Dentist?

Statistics show that between 30 and 40 million Americans are afraid of the dentist. There are different levels of fear.  There is anxiety and there is dental phobia. Dental anxiety tends to be a general feeling of uneasiness due to unfounded fears or worries when it comes time to visit the dentist. Dental phobia is… Read more »

FAQs: What is Sedation Dentistry?

Studies show that between 8% and 15% of the population suffers from dental anxiety. Do you feel uneasy about visiting the dentist, even for something as simple as a checkup or dental cleaning? Then you may benefit from dental sedation, which can help you undergo the treatment necessary to improve the beauty of your smile…. Read more »

Relaxing at the Dentist’s Office? Yes, It Can Happen!

Remember what it was like when, as a child, you had a splinter lodged in your finger? It hurt, but there was also the fear of having it removed. Would it hurt even more? Maybe you could just leave it there and hope for the best? At the office of Dr. Newton, who offers sedation… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: A Part of History

Sedation dentistry shines as one of the greatest innovations in recent years. The option to undergo dental work while sleeping comfortably makes all the difference for some patients. Multiple procedures can be done at one appointment, which saves time and reduces anxiety. Comfort in dentistry isn’t exactly a new concept, however. Celina dentist, Dr. Newton,… Read more »

Scared of Dental Work? Celina Family Dentist Can Help

If you have a fear of the dentist, you are far from alone. You are one of approximately 75% of people in the United States that have some level of dental anxiety. These feelings can range from light nerves to a full-blown phobia. For patients that are petrified about something as simple as a dental… Read more »

Afraid of the Dentist? Celina Dentist Discusses Helping Fearful Patients

About 75% of American adults suffer from dental fear or dental anxiety. Accompanied by feelings ranging from unease and nervousness to nausea and full-blown panic, dental fear and anxiety prompts many people to avoid visiting the dentist for years. Often, fearful patients wait to seek dental treatment until their oral health has reached a point… Read more »

Sedation Relieves Dental Stress

Recent research shows that about 50 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist due to fear or anxiety. Skipping dental appointments means you are not receiving the preventive care you need to keep your smile healthy. At Celina Family Dentistry, Dr. Newton and our team are committed to patient comfort. We offer a beverage station,… Read more »