Need to Know: Severe Dental Phobia

teeth, health , smile, dentistFor people with severe dental phobia, the idea of visiting the dentist is terrifying. They are likely to avoid checkups and treatments. It’s important to overcome this fear and there are some options.

Key takeaways:

– Find a dentist you can communicate with and discuss your fears.

– Ask your dentist to show you the equipment and explain the procedure, so you are more comfortable.

– Discuss the use of sedation during procedures so you are relaxed and possibly asleep.

A good dentist will work with you to overcome your phobia.

“Dental phobia doesn’t have to stop you from getting your smile taken care of.”

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