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Inviting and Soothing Dental Office Interior Design

Written by Dental Magazine. Posted in Homepage

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Have you ever found yourself in a medical or dental office that is drab, unkempt, or simply uninviting? If so, it does not inspire much confidence, especially when so many dental patients come in with significant anxiety. The average American considers dental visits among the top 5 most nerve wracking appointments. Some people have so much dental anxiety that they consider dental appointments more stressful than job interviews!

The American Dental Association estimates that dental anxiety is so strong in some patients that up to eight percent will avoid dentist at all costs; and 20 percent admit to only visiting a dentist when it is absolutely necessary. Of course, this is usually for dental emergencies and extreme tooth pain. In an attempt to satiate the anxiety of their patients, many dentists will cons