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Dental anxiety is real, which is why our Baxter Dental team is happy to give you the tips you need so you can finally wash away your dental fears and feel more comfortable, safe, and relaxed in the dental chair.

When you come into our office to meet with Dr. Scott Timmons & Justin Gangestad, we recommend doing the following things:

-Tell our team about your fears. If we know about your nervousness and anxiousness, we will be able to cater to your needs and alter the treatment to make you feel more comfortable.

-Focus on your breathing while you receive treatment. Take slow, deep breaths and try to stay relaxed. If you hold your breath, the low oxygen levels will give you a panicked feeling.

-If the sound of the dental drill or any other dental tool bothers you, bring a portable audio player with you and listen to music during your appointment.

-Avoid drinking caffeine before your dental appointment.

-Eat high-protein foods before your visit. These foods tend to provide a calming effect.

For more information and tips on how to eliminate your dental anxiety in Baxter, Minnesota, please feel free to call 218-829-4207 at your earliest convenience and talk to your dentist or a member of our dental team. The sooner you give us a call, the sooner your dental fears will be demolished. We look forward to helping you!