7th March 2018

There Are Two Types of Nervous Patients …

At Dental Solutions Lymm we see all kinds of patients from all walks of life. But over the years more and more people come to our practice because of our experience in transforming nervous patients into patients who have no fear of the dentist. Our principal dentist Dr Gavin Laidlaw, with his extensive experience in this area of patient care, has noticed how nervous patients fall into two distinct groups of people:

• Patients who are embarrassed about their teeth, have delayed treatment or think that they may be judged by their oral hygiene etc.

• Patients with a fear of the dentist, fear of pain, procedures, needles etc.

If you too consider yourself a nervous patient and you fit in the first category, take a look at the example of one of our patients Mark Platt. He came into Dental Solutions completely ashamed of his teeth, delaying dental treatment for years. With the help of Gavin, the rest of the team and Mark’s own determination to fight his phobia it has paid off in every way as he is now more confident than ever with a new bright and healthy smile.

However, if you feel like you could fall into the second category and you might be absolutely terrified of dental needles, read about Marj’s story, another nervous patient who is needle phobic and managed to conquer her fear with the help of our team in Lymm. Marj has been a patient at Dental Solutions for 5 years now and is very proud to say that she is no longer a nervous patient.

It all starts with a free consultation at Dental Solutions Lymm. You will not be judged by how your smile looks or if you are worried that you have bad breath. We promise not to hurt you. You don’t even need to sit in the dental chair if it scares you. You will be given the highest standard of service and treatment by our caring team, so please take that important first step by booking your appointment. Please call our Reception Team on 01925 756565 and ask to speak to our Patient Experience Manager. Or if you don’t want to talk, why not e mail us first at [email protected].

Feel free to discuss your concerns and fears with Patient Experience Manager who will arrange your visit to meet us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Mike White
Mike White
2024-01-29
The best experience. When you step through the door you are met by the friendliest receptionist,Which continues through the practice. If you want the best dental care and treatments across the board this is where you need to go.
Charlotte Bell
Charlotte Bell
2023-12-15
I came to dental solutions with severe anxiety of dentists and Lauren was so helpful, kind and patient with me. For the first time in years I've found a dentist who I feel comfortable with. Thank you
Gill S
Gill S
2023-10-27
I had a wisdom tooth extracted by Gavin after having toothache due to my tooth breaking. I was nervous as I had not had a tooth removed by injection before. Gavin was reassuring, explained the procedure fully and it was over quickly with no pain. All staff at the practice are caring, friendly and professional and I have been going for many years. I highly recommend Dental Solutions.
K.WEDGE
K.WEDGE
2023-09-06
Thank you to Gavin and team at Dental Solutions for the superb dental work done yesterday. As well as being highly professional and very good at what they do the place has a great atmosphere which makes going to the dentist a pleasure.
tracy grensinger
tracy grensinger
2023-07-02
Amazing experience. I felt in safe friendly professional hands with all the team . Thank you!
Zoe Manley
Zoe Manley
2023-06-30
Can’t speak highly enough of this practice and in particular Lauren. 2 years ago I walked in and was so nervous I cried just as the sight of the chair. Her and the staff have been so patient and understanding and have worked with me to overcome my phobia. This week I had a filling and was absolutely fine, my family couldn’t believe it. Reception staff are lovely and really accommodating too. So glad I found them, I don’t dread the dentist anymore.
David Partridge
David Partridge
2023-05-10
A really Five Star Dental Practice! Upon arrival I was greeted by their most friendly welcoming receptionists. it seems nothing is 'too much trouble' to them. Gavin is similarly very friendly and the surgery is kitted out with the most high-tech modern equipment. On my first visit Gavin examined my teeth and explained my options to me giving me his recommendation for treatment and reasons why. Their Co-ordinator prepared a detailed quote for my treatment and went through it in detail with me, ensuring I understood everything; she had plenty of time for me as a patient. From the outset I had complete confidence in entrusting them with my dental care and the final results are truly amazing. Gavin and Richard could not have been more professional and my treatment was made as painless as possible. Dental Solutions provide a truly outstanding service and I thank them for my new 'long lost' smile and renewed confidence, especially when dining out and talking with people. I can't recommend them too highly.
Carole Dodwell
Carole Dodwell
2023-05-08
A first class experience from start to finish. Despite being fearful of visiting the dentist, Gavin put me at ease with his gentle unhurried manner. I was surprised at how relaxed I actually felt undergoing treatment for a crown and the removal/replacement of front teeth veneers. Having felt self conscious about my front teeth for a long time, I decided to have my old veneers replaced. The results were amazing and far exceeded my expectations. What Gavin achieved was nothing short of a work of art, boosting my confidence tenfold. The practice itself is very welcoming, the customer service excellent and the staff are all very friendly and kind. I cannot recommend this dental practise highly enough.
Nick Halliwell
Nick Halliwell
2023-04-28
I recently needed some urgent treatment and after trying a couple of dentists in the area, dental solutions were the only dentist that agreed to see me, genuinely nobody else showed any interest in helping me. The receptionist I spoke to initially was super compassionate and understanding and did all she could to get me in asap. I saw Lauren for all of my appointments, and I’ve now had: a composite filling, root canal and emax crown and just yesterday had a wisdom tooth extracted. I don't know what Lauren does but I have had zero pain or discomfort with any treatments during and after. I'm extremely happy with the results of her work. She definitely knows her stuff and filled me with the utmost confidence whilst in the chair! I literally cant find any fault with any of the experiences I have had so far. They go the extra mile and do it with a smile. What more can you ask for?! Definitely my dentist for the foreseeable future! Thank you Lauren and everyone!
Pete Taberham
Pete Taberham
2023-04-07
Had my initial consultation with Lauren, truly professional and extremely friendly. She explained all my options in detail and following discussions opted for veneers and can't wait to see the end result.
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