Dental Anxiety

Bringing calm to your dental care

Going to the dentist can be intimidating, even for the bravest among us. That’s why at Burnaby Dental Centre, our top priority is ensuring that every patient who walks through our doors feels comfortable, at ease, and excited about their oral health.

We believe that communication is key to easing dental anxiety, so we take the time to listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have. And if you need a little extra help to feel relaxed during your appointment, we offer sedation dentistry as an option.

Trust our team of skilled and compassionate dentists to provide you with exceptional care and attention. Discover the difference that empathetic and engaging dental care can make!

Judgment-free care

We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where you can feel comfortable and confident in our care. 

If you're looking for a dental practice that will treat you like family and put your needs first, look no further. At Burnaby Dental Center, we aim to eliminate any judgment or shame from the dental experience and replace it with empathy and understanding. Schedule an appointment today and join our community of patients who trust us with their smiles.

How we help you ease dental anxiety

When you visit us, you can trust that you'll be in good hands. Our experienced and compassionate staff is here to ensure that your dental visit is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We offer:

  • Sedation dentistry options
  • Relaxing and calming office
  • Pre and post-care instructions to help you stay calm
  • Positive communication and specialized staff

Don’t wait for treatment! Our dentists are on call and can help today.

At Burnaby Dental Centre, we offer emergency appointments to existing and new patients. We know emergencies can be stressful. We offer an experience to help resolve your dental emergencies conveniently and comfortably. 

Let's get you back to feeling like yourself.

Dental Anxiety FAQ

How can I reduce my dental anxiety?

Dealing with dental anxiety can be tough, but there are ways to make it easier. Here are some techniques that may help:

  • Talk to your dentist or hygienist about your fears and concerns.
  • Request breaks during your appointment if you feel overwhelmed.
  • Practice relaxation techniques such as deep breathing or mindfulness to help calm your nerves.
  • Bring a friend or family member along to provide support and comfort.

Remember, you're not alone in this. Our dental team is here to help you feel more comfortable and at ease during your visit.

What are the symptoms of dental anxiety?

Dental anxiety can manifest differently for everyone. Some common symptoms include:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Panic attacks before or during an appointment
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Heart palpitations.

Is dental anxiety dangerous?

Dealing with dental anxiety can be challenging, and we understand how it can impact your oral health. One of the most significant risks associated with dental anxiety is the potential to avoid or delay necessary appointments and treatments.

We encourage you to talk to us about your fears and concerns so that we can work together to find ways to help you feel more relaxed and at ease. By taking small steps toward managing your dental anxiety, we can help you prioritize your oral health and prevent any potential complications. Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We're here to support you every step of the way.

Financial Information

Burnaby Dental Centre proudly accepts all major credit cards and debit cards, as well as cash payments. Our helpful customer service team will be happy to facilitate and submit any insurance benefit claims on your behalf.

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At Burnaby Dental Centre, we go above and beyond to provide expert dental care while cultivating a compassionate, friendly environment that prioritizes your comfort.

Our team has extensive experience in restorative dental care. We utilize high-tech treatments to provide you with a comfortable experience and incredible results. We look forward to helping you restore the health and appearance of your smile!