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Nervous Patients

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Nervous Patients

Dental phobia is the main reason people put off seeking dental treatment and this means many nervous patients live with discomfort, pain and treatable conditions that can lead to tooth loss and can have a detrimental effect to their overall health. It doesn't have to be this way!

At Smile Essential, we understand that some patients are nervous about visiting the dentist. Fear of the dentist can be caused by unpleasant experiences in the past, the sounds and smells of the dental surgery, or a phobia of needles - which is why we have invested in the pain free injection system, The Wand.

If you haven't visited the dentist in awhile, please don't be embarrassed about the state of your teeth. Our dentists are Dental Phobia certified and their job is to look after your teeth not tell you off! Whatever the reason for your dental anxiety, we will take it very seriously and talk to you in depth about your concerns.

I've been coming here for 24 years… Lina completely puts you at rest…
I used to be frightened of the dentist but now I'm not, I enjoy coming really… and there's no pain involved either.

How Smile Essential helps nervous patients

We routinely use a topical gel or spray for all patients to help prevent any pain, and deliver injections of anaesthetic with The Wand. The Wand is a computer-controlled way of delivering anaesthetic that prevents the bee-sting pain associated with traditional injections. It ensures anaesthesia is delivered in a controlled, pain-free manner. For more information about The Wand at Smile Essential dental practice in Leicester, please click here.

We also use meditative breathing techniques to help you control your dental anxiety, and encourage nervous patients to bring a friend or family member along to their dental appointments for support.

We are confident that by working together and ensuring you remain in control at all times, we can help you to overcome your dental fears and give you a smile of which you can be proud. We're delighted to have helped many nervous patients overcome their fears and get the treatment they need.

I've always been terrified of the dentist since I was a child, but since coming to Smile Essential it has really helped put me at ease.
I've found the people and the practice absolutely superb, it's a pleasure to come and see the people that treat me here.
I've been here for 3 years, before that I hadn't been to a dentist for 14 years because I was absolutely terrified.
I was nervous, I was very worried about coming to the dentist again and Lina assured me that everything would be fine, she explains everything to me and I'm just absolutely happy.
I've been coming to this dentist for quite a few years now. I've really enjoyed it, I love the atmosphere and the people who work here are really nice and confident.
  • Sarah Smile Essential

    I didn't want to change my identity, just wanted to look less tired and I feel the wrinkle reduction injections helped me to do this.

    Sarah

  • Joesephine Smile Essential

    I wanted something enhanced my natural beauty and natural to me means that it is a better version of me, but still is me. I did this for me. It only matters that I see the difference.

    Joesephine

  • Marta Smile Essential

    I've received so many compliments since my treatment, but what people say: you look good. You look happy.

    Marta

  • Mr FB (Oadby) Smile Essential

    The team at Smile Essential have given me confidence which I never experienced from a dentist before. I cannot thank you enough for the treatment you have done for me. I would highly recommend you to everyone.

    Mr FB (Oadby)

  • Mrs HL (Western Park) Dear Shrik and staff

    Lina, you have completely restored my faith in dentists; my new smile is so much better and I have really appreciated your sympathetic and caring approach - thank you!

    Mrs HL (Western Park)

  • Mr BS (Leicester Forest East)

    Thank you so much for helping me get my smile back! It has made a tremendous difference to my self confidence.

    Mr BS (Leicester Forest East)

  • (HL, Oadby, Leicester)

    You have completely restored my faith in dentists; my new smile is so much better and I have really appreciated your sympathetic approach. Thank you!!

    (HL, Oadby, Leicester)

  • (JL, Narborough, Leicestershire)

    Thank you for the good work on my new 'cap' this year. I am very pleased with the fit and colour of my new tooth. It looks much better now.

    (JL, Narborough, Leicestershire)

  • (DI, Glenfield, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you for your kindness during my treatment and restoring my faith in dentists.

    (DI, Glenfield, Leicester)

  • (KK, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Many thanks for reassuring me and your gentle caring approach.

    (KK, Leicester)

  • (ATB, Aylestone, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you so much for helping me to get my smile back! It was well worth the long stints in the chair even if I was the biggest coward! –thanks for your patience.

    (ATB, Aylestone, Leicester)

  • (KP, Rowley Fields, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you for giving me my smile back. I can’t stop smiling now and my only regret is that I should have come to see you years ago!

    (KP, Rowley Fields, Leicester)

  • (LS and family, Enderby, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    The whole family have now been coming to the practice for over 5 years and the peace of mind together with the 1st class service you offer has been excellent.

    (LS and family, Enderby, Leicester)

  • (JP, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you for your kindness and thoughtfulness which I appreciated so much. Bless you.

    (JP, Leicester)

  • (AH, Braunstone, Leicester) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you so, so much for the dental treatment to make my front teeth look nicer. I feel much more confident in smiling with my new veneers. Thank you so much.

    (AH, Braunstone, Leicester)

  • (CD, Kibworth, Leicestershire) Dear Shrik and staff

    Thank you for making me feel so relaxed when I came to see you for my fillings. Like many people the dentist is not my favourite place to visit but your calm manner put me totally at ease. I am very pleased with my new white fillings and look forward to my next appointment.

    (CD, Kibworth, Leicestershire)

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