Do you have a fear of dentist Know how to overcome it
Do you often find yourself noticing that you have a dental issue to be addressed but keep putting it off with one excuse after the other Or do you find yourself just praying for that toothache you have to just magically disappear until it does If you have any anxiety about seeing a dentist you should know you arent alone Most people experience varying degrees of Dentophobia or fear of the dentist where some people remain just a bit nervous and some must be pushed prodded and forced after which they still refuse to go While Dentophobia symptoms do not have much effect on your psyche it can definitely affect oral health especially if your dental issues worsen over time Here is everything you should know about the reasons for Dentophobia and how to overcome it.
Common fears of the dentist
Here are some of the most common anxieties and fears people have about the dentist.
• Fear of the sound and vibration of drilling in the gums
• Pain during the treatment
• Fear of needles being injected in the gums
• Embarrassment about poor dental hygiene