Dr. Tony Porter, DDS
A Great Dentist

What if I'm afraid of the dentist?

If you’re feeling anxious about your dental treatment, we can tell you that there’s nothing to worry about! The team at Lyndhurst Dental Associates is trained to take special care to keep our patients comfortable.

Your comfort is our top priority, and if you’re stressed about your treatment, we need to address your concerns. We’ve helped many apprehensive patients receive necessary dental care.

Aside from our gentle approach, we also offer effective sedation options that will keep you calm and comfortable. First, the area we’re treating will be numbed completely so you will not feel anything. We can help calm your nerves with nitrous oxide (laughing gas), a mild, but very effective, form of sedation. All you have to do is breathe, and you will immediately feel drowsy and relaxed.

If you have significant anxiety, our doctors can also talk to you about a mild sedative that you take before you arrive for your appointment. That way, you will already feel calm when you arrive at our office. By combining oral sedation with nitrous oxide, we can provide you with truly stress-free treatment.

We urge you not to put off important treatment due to anxiety and worry. Please contact our Winston-Salem dental office, and we will be happy to answer any questions you have about our stress-free dental treatment.

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UPDATE; 05/04/2020: OUR OFFICE WILL RESUME NON-EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT ON 05/12/2020. Please CLICK HERE  for changes you will see during your visit.

Due to COVID-19, Lyndhurst Dental Associates will be following the guidelines of the ADA and NC Dental Board to ensure the health and safety of our patients and our dental team.

Our office is treating emergencies only during this time. If you have an emergent need, please call the office as we will be staffed appropriately for your dental needs. We will be in the office for limited business hours during this time. If you call after hours or on a weekend and have a true dental emergency, follow the prompts to be directed to the dentist on call. Otherwise, leave a message and we will contact you during normal business hours and an appointment time will then be scheduled.

Our office will be contacting you to reschedule an appointment if you are presently scheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience. We currently plan to reopen Tuesday May 12th, pending any further changes.

We will continue to update you during this time to the best of our ability. Please stay healthy and safe during this time! We look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Sincerely,
Dr. Porter & Dr. Ayuso