Are you nervous about visiting a dentist?

Are you nervous about visiting a dentist?
18th August 2016

 Find out what our patients say about Beechwood Dental in Bournemouth

Are you afraid of the dentist? Then you are not alone. Fear of the dentist is the main reason patients in the UK use for failing to keep up regular dental appointments. At Beechwood Dental in Bournemouth, Boscombe, we have helped many nervous patients to get the dental treatment they need.

There are many reasons why people say they fear or are nervous when visiting dentists. Some people have had a bad experience as a child, which has put them off seeking dental treatment for life. Others have triggers, such as the sound of the drill or the sight of a needle. The fear of not being in control is also common, along with shame about the condition of your teeth if you haven’t seen a dentist in many years.

Putting off dental treatment until an emergency arises can also add to nervous patients’ fear, as problems that could have been prevented with regular dental check-ups end up requiring more invasive treatment.

Anthony, our dentist at Beechwood Dental has had many years of experience working with nervous patients, without the need for sedation. By taking the time to talk to patients about their concerns he has helped scores of patients get the treatment they need.

These are some of the reviews we have received:

‘Because as a once terrified person I am now happily attending for regular check-up’s and it’s all down to the people and the service. I am a true convert to dental health – thanks.’
Mrs Z H – June 2016

‘I had a very stress free, pain free hygienist appointment today with Elkie, I used to be a nervous patient until I found this practice.’
Mrs N H – March 2016

I have always been very nervous of attending the dentist-I actually enjoy the Dental experience at Beechwood
Mrs M N – March 2016

‘You are a very friendly practice who have made me confident with my smile after years of being embarrassed of my teeth. I have always been nervous with dentists and every time you have made me comfortable and calmed me down. You have taken my fear away entirely.’

Mrs FO-August 2018

Modern dental techniques have advanced greatly and most treatments are now practically pain-free. We use local anaesthetic for more complex procedures, and will ensure that you know how to signal to us if you need a break during treatment. That way, you can be assured that you will always be comfortable and in control at all stages of treatment.

If you would like to find out more about Beechwood Dental then contact us at

or ring 01202 397074

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Contact Details

Beechwood Dental Practice
8 Beechwood Ave, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 1LX

T: 01202 397074

Opening Hours
Practice Hours
Monday 08.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 08.00 - 18.45
Wednesday 08.00 - 17.30
Thursday 08.00 - 17.30
Friday 08.00 - 17.00
Hygienist Hours
Monday 08.30 - 17.00
Tuesday 08.30 - 18.30
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.15