Many people feel nervous about going to the dentist. They worry about problems the dentist may find, and they worry the experience may be uncomfortable or painful.
While dental anxiety is normal and fairly common, the longer patients put off visiting the dentist, the more likely they are to develop more serious issues with their teeth.
When patients have regular dental checkups, the entire process usually goes much smoother.
Of course, overcoming dental fears isn’t always simple.
To help people feel more relaxed and confident about their dental visits, Dr. Kennedy and the team at Turnagain Dental share three tips for overcoming dental fear or anxiety.