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Get Rid of Your Dental Anxiety in Swedesboro, NJ
We’ve seen all kinds of dental anxiety in our Swedesboro, NJ office, from mild cases of the nerves to outright fear. Dr. Elizabeth Fox has been practicing dentistry since 1991, and the rest of our team has nearly 200 years of combined experience. So we’ve had lots of experience calming even the most anxious patients.Doctor Elizabeth Kilpatrick Fox on relieving dental anxiety Read Transcript
Elizabeth K: I have a lot of patients who are very anxious about going to the dentist. And, I think first off, we really just try to listen to them, because they'll tell us about their experiences that they didn't love. And we don't want to repeat those experiences. The first thing is, we keep the lines of communication open and we make sure that they know that we're here to help them and, again, not judge them. Now once we get them, and they're ready to proceed, we use a combination of a couple different medications, very simple, swallow them, and they're very relaxed and we do the treatment that we've agreed upon. And they're very happy with how they're not anxious and when it's finished, they're very happy, so it works out really well. They're calm. I'm calm. And they're thrilled with the work.
At our office, you’ll enjoy:
- A homey atmosphere that puts you at ease
- Pillows and blankets to keep you comfortable in our chair
- Effective anesthesia to keep you numb during procedures
- TV or music to distract you from sights and sounds that may bother you
To book a stress-free dental visit, call Elizabeth Kilpatrick-Fox, DMD at 856-997-2767.
Our Experienced Dentist Keeps Anxiety Away
You can relax knowing you’re in capable hands with Dr. Fox. She’s been named a top dentist by America’s Best Dentists, South Jersey Magazine, and NJ Top Dentists. She served as a faculty member in Temple University School of Dentistry’s periodontal department before establishing her practice in Swedesboro. She always takes time to address your questions and concerns and will explain your procedures so you know what to expect.
Get Oral Medication If You Need It
If you’re still anxious, we can offer you a safe oral medication that will relax you and keep you relaxed throughout your procedures. You will feel drowsy, though you will likely not go all the way to sleep. You’ll need to get a ride home after your treatment as you won’t be able to drive for a few hours. With the combination of medication and anesthesia, you won’t feel a thing!
Enjoy Stress-Free Payment
If you’re worried about paying for your services, you needn’t be. Our capable staff will file insurance claims for you as a courtesy and can help you determine when benefits may apply. We can also help you apply for flexible financing plans through CareCredit or LendingClub.