Tag: Tag Archives: Dental Anxiety

People’s fears of going to the dentist can be grouped into two general categories. Dental anxiety, a normal level of concern about dental visits, and dental phobias, which is when such anxieties increase to levels that make it extremely difficult for people to function.


Virtual Reality Might be a Cure for Dental Anxiety

June 27th, 2017 by
Woman looking through Virtual Reality goggles while getting dental work done

Patients who are afraid of the dentist might soon be able to escape to an alternate universe. That’s because dentists can help them leave their fears behind thanks to virtual reality. According to Science Daily, a recent experiment found that […]


The Many Myths and Misconceptions of Visiting The Dentist

January 13th, 2016 by

For some people, dental appointments are routine. For others, dental anxiety makes the process a serious ordeal. Fortunately, modern dentistry is an advanced science that typically results in positive outcomes. Here are some of the myths and misconceptions people face […]


My Scariest Dental Experience

October 23rd, 2015 by

I was born with dental anxiety, and I’ve had it all my life. Growing up, trips to the dentist involved being poked with sharp instruments while the dentist looked for cavities. A cavity meant submitting to the drill and enduring […]