11 Stretton Court,
Stretton Road, Great Glen,
Leicester LE8 9HB
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Nervous Patients

A calm and unique approach at Glen Dental

At Glen Dental, Ricky Patel & Lina Kotecha have built their reputation as outstanding dentists based on their abilities to put nervous patients at ease. They both understand that visits to the dentist can be nerve wracking and have developed many ways of helping you gradually build your confidence. The whole dental care team is fully trained and sympathetic to your anxiety, and will listen closely to your concerns and take everything entirely at your pace respecting your wishes so that you can eventually look forward (yes, really!) to your visits. Over the years, the team at Glen Dental in Leicester have helped many people overcome their fears.

At Glen Dental, we understand that some patients are nervous about visiting the dentist. Fear of the dentist can stem from unpleasant experiences in the past, the smells and sounds of the dental surgery, or a phobia of needles – which is why we use a pain free injection system, The Wand.

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

How Glen Dental helps nervous patients

Our Leicester dentists have a variety of therapies which can help you to relax including the use of meditative breathing techniques, the use of relaxing aromatherapy, the use of a STOP signal, the use of a topical numbing gel (that even has a taste and smell of bubble gum!) and the use of the Wand. You can also choose to listen to your favourite music or your favourite radio show or podcast whilst having dental treatment.

We also 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.

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 Glen Dental in Leicester, please Click Here

Here are some of the challenges we have helped our patients overcome:

  • Painful or unpleasant experiences in the past.
  • Dentists not listening to your concerns and what you want.
  • Fear of invasiveness in your mouth or not being in total control.
  • Being self conscious of the current condition of your teeth and gums or even bad breath.
  • Fear of the sound of a dental drill/equipment or the clinical smell of a practice.
  • Fear of gagging.
  • Feeling guilty of not attending for long periods of time.