Relieving Dental Anxiety Get Stress-Free Dental Care
  • Relax with oral sedation in pill form
  • Cozy up with blankets & cushions
  • Receive warm, courteous treatment

Visit the Experts at Relieving Dental Anxiety in Foster City

Our team understands that some people suffer from dental phobia. That’s why we’ve made relieving dental anxiety in Foster City a priority. We want you to feel completely at ease while in our care. Dr. Henry and our expert team will provide you excellent treatment, including:

  • Listening carefully to your needs and wants
  • Fully answering all your questions so you’re informed
  • Offering you dental sedation to help you relax
  • Using state-of-the-art technology to deliver precise results

Don’t fear going to the dentist! Call the smile care team at Stephen R. Henry, DDS today: 650-718-8087. Our office is easy to find on Foster City Boulevard, not far from Highways 92 and 101.

Say Goodbye to Fear & Anxiety With Our Gentle Care

We have seen all types of patients over our 40-year history. Some people are so anxious about having someone look in their mouth that they avoid going to the dentist. Over time, that can cause many problems with your oral health. The last thing we want is for you to neglect your dental care due to anxiety.

To help you relax, we’ve created a warm and friendly environment with our office space. As a patient-centered practice, we put your needs first. We’ll always consider your concerns and go at a pace you’re comfortable with, so there aren’t any surprises. We’ll make sure you’re completely satisfied with your care and leave our office happy.

To help you relax, we offer oral conscious sedation in pill form. If you opt for sedation:

  • Dr. Henry will prescribe a small, FDA-approved pill for you to take before your appointment.
  • By the time you’re settled into one of our comfortable dental chairs, you’ll feel completely relaxed.
  • The idea of dental work won’t concern you during your treatment.
  • The effects will last for several hours.

You’re also welcome to take advantage of blankets and cushions to take away the chill and help you feel more at home.

Visit a dental practice that specializes in relieving dental anxiety in Foster City. Call Stephen R. Henry, DDS today at 650-718-8087. You can also request an appointment online.

Common Questions About Relieving Dental Anxiety

What can you do to relieve dental anxiety?

Dr. Henry and our team will take time to listen to your needs. We’ll also answer all your questions fully, making sure you have the information you need to make good decisions about your oral care. In addition, you can take advantage of oral conscious sedation to help you relax. We also offer blankets and cushions, so you feel more at home.

Are there steps I can take at home to relieve dental anxiety?

We’ve found that a pleasant dental visit often begins at home. If you start to feel anxious about your upcoming dental work, take a few deep breaths while picturing yourself lying back peacefully on our dental chair. Then, when you’re in the office, you can repeat this same exercise to eliminate any residual anxiety.

Why is relieving dental anxiety important?

Many people can admit that visiting the dentist isn’t the most fun way to spend an hour or two. It’s common to feel slightly nervous about dental appointments, but if that thought scares you enough that you try to avoid the dentist as much as possible, you may have dental anxiety. Millions of adults share that fear. In fact, it’s one of the biggest barriers to good oral health. Our caring team offers several ways to relieve your fears.