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Avoiding Fear of the Dentist

Avoiding Fear of the Dentist
Many people are terrified of visiting the dentist – either through negative personal experiences they may have had in the past, or just a fear of being exposed and vulnerable in the environment of the dental chair. Fortunately the dentist is a very different place than it was in the past – many are geared up specifically for treating nervous patients, and the more equal relationship between patient and treatment provider means you can easily ask for special considerations to be made for you. Here’s just a few: (more…)