Milwaukee Area Dentist Tony Cigno Publishes New Article About the Roots of Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia, as Well as Symptoms and Solutions

Milwaukee area dentist Dr. Tony Cigno shares symptoms and solutions for dental phobia and dental anxiety.

Greenfield, WI — June 5, 2017 — Wisconsin Dentist Tony Cigno recently published an article titled, “The Roots of Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia, Symptoms, and Solutions.”

In another recent article from Dr. Cigno, he explained the difference between dental phobia and the simpler dental anxiety. In this piece, however, he delved deeper into the two conditions.

He begins by reminding that dental anxiety affects a fairly large percent of the population. He also reiterates that both dental anxiety and dental phobia often result in the sufferer having poor dental health since they either don’t visit the dentist as much as they should or not at all.

From there, he dives into some potential causes of dental anxiety such as the fear – or even thought – of possible pain. Another can be a fear of losing control. Even self-consciousness, he says, can produce dental anxiety. Dr. Cigno elaborates, “Some people experience anxiety thinking about having their mouth open – and how this will look – during their dental visit. Or they get anxious about the very act of having to hold their mouth open that long.”

He goes on to explain that just one bad experience can turn a person with dental anxiety into one with a full-fledged phobia.

Next, Dr. Cigno shares some symptoms of both. A few of these include being tense just thinking about the appointment, putting off appointments, and a racing heart imagining – or during – dental appointments.

Finally, he gives the reader tips on how to handle these conditions. Specifically, sedation dentistry is a modern option—even for those with severe dental phobias. Of course, he adds, psychological treatment may be necessary for those who can’t make themselves visit the dentist no matter what.

About Dr. Tony Cigno

The entire article can be found here: http://www.cignodental.com/roots-dental-anxiety-dental-phobia-symptoms-solutions/

Milwaukee Dentist Dr. Antonio (Tony) Cigno has been practicing dentistry for 25 years. He received a DMD from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Cigno is also finishing a Fellowship and Mastership at the Academy of General Dentistry.

Additionally, he has written and published several articles and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, and the International Association of Orthodontics. Dr. Cigno was Wisconsin’s very 1st and Premiere Provider of Fastbraces and one of 10 senior master affiliates in the world. Committed to continuing education, Dr. Cigno has completed over 600 hours of additional courses in implant dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, myofascial pain/occlusion and operative dentistry. He also has another 400 hours in interpersonal communication training.

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