A visit to the dentist in central London can still throw up all sorts of worries in patients; it can even prevent some people from going in the first place. Generally though most people will get to their appointments, although it won’t stop them from being nervous and that can make it awkward for the dentist to administer treatment efficiently. If you happen to be a nervous patient, the only way to tackle the problem, especially if it is bad, is to tackle the issue head on- confront it. One of the best ways to do this is to sit down with your dentist and talk about what it is that makes you nervous. Then, your dentist can talk you through procedures and show you just how you can be made to feel more comfortable when you are being treated. There are many sedation techniques that can be used to relax you and then this is where the dentist will hand over the choices to you. This involvement will help to empower you in your choices and give you control over your treatments in the future; after all, you are paying for it. However, you must sort the problem out, as this could prevent you from getting the correct treatment, which could well escalate into more serious problems further down the line.