Treating Dental Phobia in the Upper East Side

My Dental Fear

Many people have a high level of anxiety and avoid visiting the dentist. However, postponing dental visits out of fear can result in more complex dental problems.

Fortunately, modern dentistry has many innovative products and procedures to make your dental visit a pleasant, painless, fear-free experience. A qualified, compassionate dentist who stays up-to-date with new dental developments can help you successfully overcome your fears, gain a beautiful new smile, and restore your dental health.

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What is Dental Phobia

Dental phobia is the serious, often paralyzing, fear of dental care and is not as uncommon as many people think. An estimated 9-15% of all Americans avoid much-needed care because of dental anxiety and fear. This means 30-40 million Americans are so afraid of dental treatment that they avoid it altogether.

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Conquering Dental Fear

The Dental Phobia Treatment Center of New York uses systematic desensitization, a controlled form of exposure therapy that gradually breaks down the pervasive fears associated with dental procedures. We have determined that gradual exposure to the dental process in a welcoming, relaxing environment is the best way to defuse your fears and anxieties.

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Meet Your Upper East Side Dentists

Your new dental home

We always welcome new patients at NYC Smile Spa, and we pride ourselves on building lasting relationships. Our goal is to help you achieve a lifetime of excellent oral health!