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Makeover your smile and perception of dentistry … Let’s overcome dental fears together!

Get a new smile and a new lease on life with Gentle Dentistry of Newnan PC! Through the years, our team, led by Dr. Ria C. Sahara, has developed a strong following among many formerly fearful or anxious patients from across western and central Georgia. Often, these patients had not visited a dentist in years due to their crippling anxiety and apprehension. Dr. Sahara and our team heard them. We did not judge them. We understood and pinpointed their fears. From there, we were able to address their specific concerns and “triggers.”

In addition to overcoming “dentophobia” by eliminating patients’ personal sources of dental fear, our team has transformed patients’ health and well-being by changing their perception of and relationship to dentistry. In fact, we perceive relaxing medications as a “helper.” As even the most anxious patients acquaint themselves with modern, painless, patient, kind, and welcoming dentistry, the administration of “laughing gas” is no longer needed. You do not need to be medicated for a stress-free dental visit at our office. Instead, what you need is what we do best:\

  • The “little things” that add up to a comfortable environment – We support “spa-like” amenities and surroundings to put our valued patients and extended “dental family” at ease. Let us know what TV show or music you would like to listen to in the treatment room.
  • Patient empowerment – The unknown is scary. To combat this, we are transparent in sharing any information about treatment options and what to expect during upcoming visits. We provide our patients with the knowledge they need to restore or keep their mouths healthy. So they can avoid more extensive restorative procedures.
  • Open communication – An intimidated individual is an unhappy and reluctant patient. We strive to avoid jargon, convey information clearly, and encourage questions and helpful conversations. This is true “partnership dentistry.”
  • Investments that support patient comfort and satisfaction – Dr. Sahara emphasizes training on the latest light-touch, precision techniques and technologies. These tools and approaches promote healing and minimize treatment time. So, you spend less time “chairside” and more time enjoying your new smile!

When we overcome dental fear together, whole-body health is uplifted! We want to hear from you and are here to help. Call Gentle Dentistry of Newnan PC at (470) 686-6667 with questions or concerns and to schedule your visit.

Dr. Ria Sahara

Dr. Ria Sahara is dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Sahara completed an Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency at the University of North Carolina, where she acquired the most recent dental methodology and techniques, focusing on comprehensive care planning.

Dr. Sahara is licensed to practice in Georgia after passing the North Eastern Regional Boards. She has been in the field since 2007. Dr. Sahara is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the North Georgia Dental Society, and the TLOD APC Atlanta Peachtree Chapter, which is recognized for giving back to the community and is particularly proud of its mentorship program.

Dr. Sahara eagerly anticipates helping you with all your oral needs with gentle care while ensuring your trust is always in excellent hands, regardless of what you require!

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