Coping with Dental Anxiety
Are you afraid of the dentist? Many people are, so you’ve definitely got company. But do you ever consider exactly what it is that bugs you so much about dental visits?
As dentists, we understand your feelings, and we want to tell you that we don’t take it personally. That’s because we know it’s not the dentist that bothers you. It’s all the stuff he or she needs to do that creeps you out. Of course, it is possible to be treated by a dentist who just doesn’t get it, but they are the exception, not the rule.
Let’s face it, for some people sitting in a dental chair conjures ...