Expecting a visit to the dentist can make you anxious. Some anticipate pain, others feel helpless or embarrassed about having someone looking into their mouth. Others don’t look forward to the clinical smell or the scary instruments near the dental chair. If it’s your first time to go to a dentist in Manitoba, an added stressor could be the prospect of explaining your concerns in English.
Whatever it is that is making you scared, the fact remains that dental visits are necessary to our overall health. To get over this fear, know what to expect and prepare for them to ensure that your dental appointment goes smoothly as possible.
If you need help calling for an appointment, read and listen to this dialogue for pointers: Making a dentist appointment. If you don’t have medical insurance, ask about their fees before you commit. Read Need good care for your teeth? Where to go for dental …