Feeling Anxious about the Dentist? Here's Why
Dental anxiety is quite common. Some studies have estimated as many as 15 percent of people suffer from dental anxiety; that is around 40 million people in this country alone!
If you are one of the sufferers, it may or may not help to know that you are not alone. But it might help to have a better understanding of the source of your anxiety.
Fear of Pain
The fear of pain is probably the most common reason people have anxiety about the dentist. Many people in the Arlington, TX area are looking for painless dentistry. The anticipation that there will be pain can be a powerful motivator—and it can keep people ...