Dental phobia is one of the most popular reasons that patients aren't able to schedule their appointments for a simple cleaning. When patients don't go to the dentist, they're only following their dental routine halfway, assuming that they're meticulously following their home-care routine. Your San Ramon dentist wants to protect your smile, so we want to share information about CBT, or cognitive behavioral therapy.
Research has shown that CBT works to help with a range of psychological problems, including anxiety and depression. Battling with these issues can also hinder other parts of a patient's personal life, so addressing them will help in several areas.
Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy and its relationship to dentistry.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact your San Ramon dentist by calling our office at (925) 804-6440.