Get Over the Fear of General Anesthesia
Do you have a fear of being “put to sleep”? If so, you might be pleased to hear that you’re not alone. Many patients are frightened by the idea of being sedated – some even fear they’ll never wake up! This unsettling idea will often cause patients to put off important dental treatments that require […]0 Comments
Trouble Getting Numb at the Dentist?
Have you ever had trouble getting numb for your dental treatment? Maybe it took longer than usual, or required a couple extra attempts from the dentist. Don’t worry, it happens! While a resistance to the numbing effects of a local anesthetic is relatively rare, sometimes, patients can be quite numb to getting numb. The good […]0 Comments
Fear of pain at the dentist?
Nobody likes going to the dentist. But for some people, the problems run deeper and form a phobia. The causes of dental phobia can be many and varied. This case study is of a patient whose dental phobia was centered on a fear of pain. The Patient Nargis was in her early-30’s and had been […]0 Comments
Fear of embarrassment at the dentist
Nobody likes going to the dentist. But for some people, the problems run deeper and form a phobia. The causes of dental phobia can be many and varied. This case study is of a patient who was so embarrassed about the state of her teeth that she couldn’t face visiting a dentist. The Patient Often, […]0 Comments