I had a panic attack the last time I went for the filling. The normal treatment for nervous patients isn’t for me. What can I do?
Q. hi im on propranonol, and suffer bad anxiety/panic attacks , i have a panick attack well few while having 2 fillings i held it together but when i left the dentist i felt like someone was sat on my chest and felt week , i wasnt panicking as i felt to week to panick , i cant cope being put to sleep or the treatment for nervous ppl cause i know when it wares off il panick then do you think i can have the fillings with out the needless,,
A. Your GP may be able to refer for counselling before you visit a dentist who specialises in treating anxious patients. Hope this helps Rob
Dr Rob Tennet
St Johns Dental Practice
18 Bennett’s Hill, Birmingham, B2 5QJ