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Dental Phobia Tampa, FL

Many people have anxiety or stress when visiting the dentist, with others experiencing a true dental phobia. While it is understandable that dentistry is not always enjoyable, it is vital for a healthy smile and overall wellness. Our compassionate team at Optum Dental Arts in Tampa, Florida, is committed to helping our patients with dental phobia and other levels of dental anxiety receive the oral care they need in a comfortable and relaxing environment.

Dental anxiety and fear of dental treatments can stem from bad experiences in the past, but often they are rooted in myths about dentistry. There was a time when dental treatments were more uncomfortable, and sometimes painful, due to the older techniques used decades ago. The modern options in dentistry allow for more expedient dental treatments that are less invasive. Most dental treatments can be performed in one visit at our office, and we offer aesthetics and medications that make the experience pain and stress free.

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Dental Anxiety

If you have a fear of the dentist or any level of dental anxiety, please let our team at Optum Dental Arts make you feel comfortable. Dr. Roderick Davies and our entire team are experienced dental professionals that want you to feel at ease when you come to our office. We make patients feel at home with comfort amenities to help you relax when you come to us for your routine dental care and needed treatments. We have blankets, pillows, TVs and headphones in the treatment rooms to help you feel at home and focus on relaxing while we take care of your smile. Our dental team will take all the time needed to help ease your fears and ensure you are pain and stress-free during your visits.

There is no reason to fear coming to Optum Dental Arts for your oral care. We welcome patients of all ages and offer personalized care for patients with dental phobia or other types of dental anxiety. Contact our office in Tampa near Carrollwood and Citrus Park, FL, to schedule your first visit and experience a new kind of stress-free dentistry.

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Optum Dental Arts


5721 Gunn Hwy
Tampa, FL 33625

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm

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