Many of us fear going to the dentist. Statistics show that one out of four people does not simply fear to go to the dentist, but dread the entire experience. There are 5-8 % of people that avoid the dentist due to the fear of going to the dentist! For many, it is not an enjoyable experience, but fortunately, there are tips that can make the trip an ease.
Here’s some advice to overcome the fear of going to the dentist, and to make your future trip worry-free.
– Find a dentist that suits you, and is understanding. Get your know your dentist.
– Share your fear of going to the dentist to the dentist so that he/she knows, and will do their best to accommodate your needs. For example, the dentist and yourself can come up with a hand signal that will allow the dentist to know that you want them to stop in order to give yourself a break. This will allow you to feel more in control, and more at ease. [Read more…]