Does the very thought of going to the dentist send shivers down your spine? You may be suffering from dental anxiety or phobia. This can be caused by a traumatic dental or healthcare experience, or generalized anxiety and phobias. Some people could experience this as a slight nervousness, but for others, a trip to the dentist can be an actual nightmare that prevents them from getting appropriate treatment.
Do you become anxious or fearful when you think about an upcoming dental appointment? Do you have a friend or loved one who has dental phobia and avoids going to the dentist? We want patients like you to know that if you or someone you know suffers from dental anxiety, there is a solution to help you have a stress-free dental appointment so you can get the dental care you need.