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What Should I Expect From My Dentist?

What to expect from your dentist | White Bear Smiles | White Bear Lake, MN

We recently had a question from a new patient on the phone - "What should I expect from my Dentist?"  We thought it was such a great question that we had a staff meeting on it, and came up with the following.

1 -  THEY SHOULD LISTEN TO YOU

     When you first meet the doctor, it is a good sign if you get to do most of the talking.  After all, who knows you better than you!  Your needs and concerns are VERY important to us .  Treatment plans should include several options and timetables, and costs should be clear.

2 -  GENTLE, COMFORTABLE CARE

     Dental care can be surprisingly ...

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White Bear Smiles Can Help With Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety you are not alone.  There are thousands of people who need to go to the dentist but won't go because of a previous bad experience at a dental office. The Wall Street Journal had reported that nearly 25% of Americans are so fearful of the dentist that they avoid necessary dental check-ups and treatment. Our staff at White Bear Smiles takes dental anxiety seriously and that is why we listen carefully to your concerns and fears and make every effort to ensure that you are comfortable and feel safe. Often times just getting in the door can be a challenge for some anxiety patients ...

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