While looking for a dentist in Manchester is one thing, seeking the best dentist in Manchester who can help with your dental anxiety is another. Let’s face it, they need to not only be good at what they do, but they also need to be caring, sympathetic, and used to dealing with anxious or nervous clients. The good news is that for most people finding any dentists Manchester who happen to be ‘phobia experts’ isn’t really necessary. Instead, it’s about finding someone who has the ‘knack’ of putting patients at ease. So just how do you do this? Let’s take a closer look.
Don’t be embarrassed to ask around
One of the best ways to find a good dentist for nervous patients like yourself is through word-of-mouth. Some people may feel embarrassed to admit to feeling nervous about visiting the dentist. However, it’s worth knowing that over one third of all patients suffer some type of dental anxiety, so don’t feel bad about it. Here are some places and people you can ask.
- Family, friends, and work colleagues or anyone you consider to be empathetic.
- Ask a friend to ask their circle of friends on your behalf
- Visit various dental practices and get a general feel. Do they see you as just another patient for their books, or do they genuinely care?
Check out internet forums
There will undoubtedly be some good internet forums relating to dentists in Manchester or the best dentist in Manchester, so it’s always worth posing a question about dealing with nervous or anxious patients and see what replies come back.
The other way is to check out various dentists Manchester websites and take a look at what they say about dealing with nervous or anxious patients. Any decent dental website will have patient testimonials, so it’s worth reading these too. Most dentists are happy to show you around their practice. This way you get to see the facilities and meet the dental team first hand AND it’s often the best way to get a real feel as to whether they seem a good fit for your needs.
Here at Church Road Dental we’re very used to dealing with nervous or anxious patients and do whatever it takes to keep you both comfortable and relaxed throughout the duration of your treatment. Why not let us become your ‘go to’ dentist in Manchester and put us to the test. To book a no-obligation consultation to see whether we’re the right fit for you, contact Shi Karim and the team on 0161 486 0743 today.