Common Fears of Nervous Patients

November 6th, 2014 by


Are you afraid of going to the dentist? Do you find yourself looking for reasons not to go to your dental appointment? Dental fear one of the reasons why people worldwide avoid going to the dentist. At Dental Implant Group in London, we offer conscious sedation to help you have a more comfortable treatment without going through a panic attack at the clinic. Learning about the root of these fears can help you deal with them in the most productive and efficient manner, so you can understand what triggers your dental anxiety.

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The fear of pain is a common issue of nervous patients. Faced with the idea of going through a painful time, you may find yourself trying to avoid getting the dental treatment that you need; this in turn can lead to neglected oral health, or dental problems worsening into more complicated cases before they can be treated. Being afraid of the dentist himself can also cause anxiety attacks, with this fear possibly coming from previously negative experiences with other dentists. Feeling embarrassed with the condition of your teeth may make you feel anxious about going to the dentist, especially if you believe that you have not taken good care of your oral health.

Other fears of nervous patients include losing control while under sedation, fear of the dental drill, and fear of needles/injections. Knowing which reason triggers your anxiety can help you face your fears so you can seek the appropriate help with the aid of nervous patient care options, so you can have your treatment without going through an anxiety attack.

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