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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

If you feel anxious or afraid at the mere thought of  going to the dentist, you should know that you’re not alone. More than 33% of Americans feel the same emotions about dentists. Often, people who suffer from dental anxiety or fear never go to the dentist, and then are faced with a lifetime […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Dental Anxiety|Comments Off on How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

High Anxiety in the Dental Office

It’s Not All in Your head…But A Lot of It Is

A patient comes in with a full sleeve of tattoos on his arm and proceeds to confide his fear of dental needles and instruments. Another patient asks the hygienist to “please be gentle,” as if her name badge proclaims her as “The Butcher.” The nervous […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Dental Anxiety, Oral Health|Comments Off on High Anxiety in the Dental Office
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