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Are You Afraid Of The Dentist?

Being afraid of the dentist means different things to different people. For some people, it’s the thought that treatment will hurt, or that the sounds and smells bring back bad memories as a child.

Sadly, the fear of going to the dentist is not uncommon, and in the most severe cases can result in people avoiding dental treatment altogether. One in three of us suffer from moderate dental anxiety and roughly one in eight suffer from dental anxiety, known as dental phobia. Continue reading Are You Afraid Of The Dentist?