Fear of the Dentist

Most people feel some level of anxiety before a vist to the Dentist. But if your fear is stopping you visiting the dentist, it could be affecting your oral health.

It is important to visit your dentist regularly to ensure that your teeth, gums and mouth stay healthy.

So what can you do to help?

Research -Get Dentist recommendations from friends/family.

Talk - Most dentists will be happy to discuss your fear and talk you through each step of a treatment

Support - Bring a friend with you to your appointment

Signal - Agree a signal with your dentist so you can indicate when you need to take a break during a treatmentDentist officeImage courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net