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Dr. Frederick Worrell founder of WEdental General Dentistry and Orthodontics

Dr. Frederick Worrell founder of WEdental General Dentistry and Orthodontics

Pain-free dentist visits that will keep you smiling

Cutting edge technology helps families achieve healthy smiles

Dentist visits don’t have to be painful anymore. We all know that a trip to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience for children (adults too!) with the poking and prodding, drilling and cleaning. But nowadays, better technology has made it possible to go to your dentist without the fear of needles and a lot of pain.

Needle-free dentistry: Where can you go?

Needle-free dentistry is an innovative dental care solution that makes visits to the dentist a breeze for families. In the nearby neighborhood of Lynnwood, WEdental General Dentistry and Orthodontics stands out, leading the charge with their revolutionary approach to needle-free dentistry using the cutting-edge Solea laser.

Dentist talking to kids about cleaning their teeth


A doctor’s passion: relieving anxiety at the dentist’s office

Dr. Fred Worrell, a passionate and dedicated dentist, has been serving the community for nearly a decade. Dr. Worrell spent countless hours as a kid in his parents’ dental office, witnessing his parents alleviate anxiety and pain from the faces coming in and out of their family practice. As a father of three, he understands the challenges parents face in ensuring their children receive the best medical care while minimizing the anxiety associated with doctor visits. “Many of the adults that I see with dental fears recall memories of negative dental experiences as kids.” This understanding led him to embrace new practices when opening his general dental office. Careful listening to provide trauma-informed care is the cornerstone of his training, and the Solea laser became a game-changer in his dental office.

Dentist visits using new technology

The Solea laser, known for its precision and efficiency, has transformed traditional dental procedures into virtually painless dental experiences. Gone are the days of anxiety-inducing needles. Dr. Worrell utilizes this advanced technology to provide needle-free dentistry, promoting a stress-free environment for his patients, just like the one he grew up in.

So, how does the Solea laser work its magic? Unlike traditional drills that generate heat and vibration, the Solea laser operates quietly and with minimal discomfort. The laser targets the affected area, preserving healthy tooth structure while removing decay. The result? A quicker and more comfortable dental experience!

Nothing here to put you to sleep

One of the key advantages of the Solea laser is its ability to perform a range of dental procedures without the need for anesthesia. Dr. Worrell has successfully used the Solea laser for cavity preparations, gum treatments, frenectomies, and fillings without using needles. This approach not only reduces anxiety in his patients but also eliminates the discomfort associated with numbing injections.

Smiling child holding sign that says "Gotta Brush 'Em All"

Dr. Worrell’s commitment to staying at the forefront of dental technology shows how he prioritizes his patients’ comfort and ensures that Seattle families have access to the latest advancements in dentistry.

Environmentally-friendly dental care

In addition to its pain-free benefits, the Solea laser also contributes to a more eco-friendly dental practice. Traditional dental drills produce aerosols and debris that can harm the environment. With the Solea laser, these concerns are minimized, aligning with Dr. Worrell’s dedication to not only his patients but also the health of our planet.

If you’re a family in the Lynnwood area, consider scheduling a visit to WEDental. Experience the difference of needle-free dentistry and join the growing community of families choosing a more comfortable and advanced approach to dental care. Your smile deserves the best; at WEdental, that’s precisely what they’ll get.

About Dr. Frederick Worrell

Dr. Worrell is the Founder of WEdental General Dentistry and Orthodontics. He is a proud graduate of the University Of Washington School of Dentistry and a second-generation dentist in his family. He was born in Richmond, VA, and raised in St. Lucia from the age of eight. After completing his dental program at the University of Washington, Dr. Fred moved to St. Lucia, where he joined his mother and father’s dental practice. They are graduates of Georgetown University and The University of Washington School of Dentistry. In 2013, he moved back to Washington to start his own practice.

Dr. Fred operates with the philosophy that ensures all his patients receive the best care possible in maximum comfort. Careful listening is an integral part of Dr. Fred’s practice. His calm demeanor and love for dentistry enable him to explain dental treatments that reassure the most apprehensive patients.

Dr. Fred makes it his mission to provide the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to ensure the best care for his patients, being a provider in the Solea Laser Needle Free Community, Invisalign, and iTero community. He is a certified Invisalign provider with countless hours of continuing education and advanced training in dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, periodontal therapy, TMJ disorders, Invisalign, and orthodontics (fixed brackets). Experience high-tech dentistry with a heart by scheduling here.

Written by Maryam Zarrabi for WEdental.

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