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Aug 13

If you are uneasy or nervous about visiting the dentist, you are not alone. In fact, up to 15 percent of adults in the United States have avoided visiting the dentist because they have anxiety about the dentist’s office or receiving treatment. Dental phobia is real, and at the practice of Dr. Steven L. Hatcher, […]

Jan 24

Patients in Greensboro, NC area are interested in getting dental treatments are often worried about the anxiety they may experience before and during their appointment. It is common for patients to have dental anxieties, regardless of the treatment they are seeking. If you think that a visit to the dentist cannot possibly involve relaxation, think […]

Aug 29

The history of dentistry dates back some 14,000 years to an Italian tooth treated with flint instruments. However, current archeological research indicates that Neanderthals may have used rudimentary dental tools 130,000 years ago! From those ancient eras to current times, discomfort and anxiety associated with dental treatment has no doubt been a concern. Greensboro dentist, […]

Oct 01

It is not unusual for Drs. Steven Hatcher and Sona Isharani to have a patient who requires a dental extraction. Why remove a tooth? There are many reasons a patient may require the removal of a tooth. They include, but are not limited to: A tooth with an extremely large cavity Injury to the tooth, […]

Oct 01

Some people would never believe they could ever relax in a dental chair. Past experiences may contribute to great anxiety in anticipation of dental procedures. A negative to being fearful of the dentist is that care may be postponed or avoided altogether. This is not a valid solution not attending necessary appointments can lead to […]

Oct 01

The word “pleasant” is typically not one most people would associate with dentistry. It is an unfortunate fact that there are millions of people who put off seeing their dentist because they have had out and out unpleasant experiences at some point. Dr. Hatcher is focused on patient care and strives to help every patient […]

Oct 01

Most people visit the dentist because they know what it takes to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Routine care such as checkups, cleanings, and preventive treatments may be understood as necessary and are obtained as needed. For many, however, this is done with feelings of immense stress and even fear. Though it was believed that […]

Oct 01

Dental anxiety is a reality for millions of people. The stress that is experienced ranges from mild anxiety that makes dental visits a bit unpleasant to distress at the mere thought of visiting the dentist. Patients of Dr. Hatcher are encouraged to put their fear aside and consider what it would be like to experience […]

Oct 01

Dr. Steven L. Hatcher has worked with many patients in the Greensboro area dealing with dental fear and anxiety. Nervousness surrounding dental visits is common. Patients of all ages struggle with anxiety during their dental appointments. They should not be embarrassed about their dental fears. Instead, they should be open and honest with their dentist […]

Oct 01

Dental fears are nothing new to Dr. Steven L. Hatcher of Greensboro, NC. He understands that many patients, young and old, male and female, may experience anxiety around visiting the dentist, even for the simplest treatments such as cleanings and examinations. He understands that many patients have had negative experiences in the dental chair and […]