Dr. Rachael Creisher Family Denistry | Kennebunk Post KennebunkPost Recognizing that dentistry can be stressful for some, Dr. Creisher’s offi ce is inspired by the relaxing, healing feeling of the beach. “You can walk in, take a deep breath and feel safe and relaxed,” she said. Dr. Creisher herself tends to do very well with patients who experience high levels of anxiety. The key to that, she said, is a lot of communication and education. “I also try to focus on preventative services, to prevent problems before they start, “ she said, which gives patients peace of mind. A recent graduate of the University of New England’s College of Dental Med-icine, Med-icine, Dr. Creisher is no stranger to the fi eld. Her father’s dental practice, York County Pediatric Dentistry, is right next-door next-door at Webhannet Place in Kennebunk. Dr. Creisher benefi ts from having worked with her father for years and his current mentorship as she builds her own practice, which, so far, has been enthusiastically embraced by the community. “People have been so kind and I’ve found that I’ve been able to connect with so many in a meaningful way,” she said, adding that an increased number of referrals has prompted Dr. Creisher and staff to open an extra day each week. Dr. Creisher offers crowns, bridges, dentures, fi llings, ex-tractions ex-tractions and root canals, and also offers cosmetic proce-dures proce-dures that bring patients a confi dence unlike any other. Porcelain and composite veneers are popular among Dr. Creisher’s patients, as is whitening and tissue augmenta-tion, augmenta-tion, in which she uses a laser to shape the tissue around a person’s teeth to make it align. Dr. Creisher can also quite literally, make your smile sparkle with the addition of a small diamond on the surface of your tooth.“It’s not invasive and it doesn’t do damage to your tooth. You can wear for a special event or just the weekend, or you can wear it for the entire year if you’d like,” said Dr. Creisher, who sports a diamond on an upper eyetooth. “It’s a fun thing,” she said. “I’ve developed a niche here in cosmetic dentistry. It offers people more Dr. Rachael Creisher Family Dentistry is unlike any dentist’s offi ce that you’ve experienced before confi dence whether for their jobs or social worlds. They just want to feel a little better about themselves and it makes me happy to make their smiles sparkle.” Dr. Creisher’s gentle personality puts patients at ease and her education, she said, couldn’t have been more cutting edge. The doctor and her staff participate in continuing education and are constantly evaluating research so that they’re able to give the best care possible with the most up-to-date research-backed care. For t hose patients who experience heightened anxiety during dental visits, nitrous oxide sedation can be used for nearly any procedure. To learn more about Dr. Creisher, visit www.rachaelcreisherdmd.com, call 502-7804 or email rachaelcreisherd-md@ rachaelcreisherd-md@ ident.com.