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Relax – We Can Help Your Dental Phobia Marietta, GA

Relax – We Can Help Your Dental Phobia

Do you avoid the dentist because you suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia? You are not alone. Recent studies show that nearly 75% of the population report having some degree of dental phobia. Your dental phobia may be as mild as sweaty palms in the waiting room or as severe as experiencing panic attacks in the dental chair. Regardless of your reason or severity of dental anxiety, it is most important that you are aware of how sedation dentistry can help. Many reputable dentists now offer sedation dentistry to patients who would otherwise avoid necessary dental care. Gilreath Family Dentistry offers two forms for sedation during dental work, Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) and Oral Sedation using a medicine that you swallow. These are safe and conservative ways to ensure you get the oral health care you need. Some people require sedation dentistry to get through a routine dental cleaning while others need anxiety help during dental procedures that require Novocain injections such as a root canal or filling

Fear of needles is a common form of dental phobia. If needles are your primary concern with the dentist, there is hope on the horizon. There may be a new form of anesthesia coming to dental offices in 2014. Researchers at the University of Buffalo have created a nasal spray that is designed to replace needle injections of dental anesthesia. Kovacaine Mist is a nasal spray form of dental anesthesia that has been found to be as effective as injectable anesthesia in four of five dental patients in recent clinical studies.

One thing is for certain; neglecting to see your dentist for even routine dental appointments can lead to more serious health problems. If you fear going to the dentist, you can rest assured that dental practices such as Gilreath Family Dentistry are dedicated to your comfort and eliminating your dental fear so you can have the healthy, long-lasting smile you deserve.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Our Client Reviews
Gilreath Family Dentistry

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 307 reviews


Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

Susie L.

Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

Camille Y.

Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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Gilreath Family Dentistry

200 White St NW
Marietta, GA 30060

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