Even with modern-day dentistry, people express fear and anxiety about dentists and dental procedures. Such fears may stem from bad dental experiences, which can include lack of involvement in dental care decisions, procedures involving painful drilling or needles, insensitive dental staff care, poor complaints handling or hidden costs.
The common myths about dental phobia are that dentists lack patience with people who have dental phobia, don’t provide support or treatment for dental phobia, judge or are disgusted by poor mouth conditions, give painful injections or take away personal control and decision-making.
Let’s tackle the myths!
Dentists want to provide care for patients with dental phobia because:
Dental phobia treatments
Those who do have dental phobia can find a solution at London dentists with sedation therapy, relaxation techniques or possible counselling. Don’t use myths as an excuse to miss out on the treatment you need for your teeth, gums and mind.
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