Have you ever ignored a toothache just because the idea of walking into a dentist surgery make you freeze with fear? Are you a nervous patient? Don’t worry! You’re definitely not the only one.
For many people, the idea of having to go to the dentist can trigger loads of unpleasant feelings, such as anxiety, fear, panic and embarrassment. Even simple routine treatments can cause feelings of absolute dread. Many people haven’t had a bad experience at the dentist, but the fear has been passed down from a family member. This can lead to generation after generation growing up with dental phobia. (more…)