Relieving Dental Anxiety
A kind and caring staff is one of the reasons Dores Dental has earned multiple patient choice awards from Vitals.com. Some reviews specifically mention our top-notch Longmeadow, MA dentist and team’s ability to calm dental anxiety.
Still, we understand that a great staff alone may not be enough to calm all dental anxiety. So we also use dental technology that removes the discomfort from dental procedures.
To talk to us about your dental anxiety and find out how we can help, call 413-241-3995.
Our “Menu” Serves Up Dental Anxiety Relief
Dr. Dores on Dental Anxiety Relief We know every patient is anxious about dental procedures for different reasons. And what eases anxiety for one person may not work for someone else. To get to know you better, we ask new patients to fill out a form that helps us establish your comfort level with various dental procedures.
Then we let you choose from a “menu” of comfort options that helps us determine what works best to make you feel better. A lack of control over dental procedures makes many people feel anxious. Our menu enables you to share control with Longmeadow, MA dentist Dr. James Dores.
We also offer you water, juice, coffee, or soda because many people find that enjoying a beverage helps them relax.
Pain-Free Dental Technology
Many people worry that dental procedures will hurt. In particular, many people dislike drills and the needles used to administer anesthesia. Dores Dental uses technology that eases fears about both of those tools.
- DentalVibe. This tool uses gentle vibrations that affect how your nerve sends pain signals to your brain. So you won’t feel the needle prick when you receive anesthesia. Not only that, but the vibration helps the anesthesia work faster.
- Solea CO2 laser. Trusted Longmeadow, MA dentist Dr. Dores uses this laser, which is the first laser approved by the FDA for use on both hard and soft tissue. He can use it instead of a drill for procedures like tooth fillings. No more noise, smell, or sensation from the drill! Most procedures performed with this laser require no anesthesia.