Control Your Dental Anxiety

Marielaina Perrone DDS Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety affects a substantial portion of our population. While most people have some level of anxiety when going to the dentist, some people take it a step farther and are so fearful that they can not even get themselves through the dentist’s front door. Recent statistics show that approximately 15-20% of Americans have avoided dental…

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How To Ease Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is defined as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about dental care with an uncertain outcome. This can definitely include visiting the dentist especially after years of dental neglect. Dental anxiety is actually a very common fear but it can get out of control. A paralyzing dental anxiety can cause you to…

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Top Methods To Manage Dental Phobia

Dental phobia and dental anxiety can be a serious issue affecting over 35 million Americans alone. Many people have such an overwhelming fear of dental care that they force themselves to deal with constant pain and discomfort. Research has shown a definite body/mouth connection. Not maintaining good dental care can have dramatic negative effects on…

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Are You Affected By Dental Phobia?

A phobia is generally defined as an irrational severe fear that leads to avoidance of the feared situation, object or activity. Most people can live with some level of anxiety about going to the dentist. However, for those with dental phobia, the thought of going to the dentist is terrifying. They may be so afraid…

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