Dental anxiety is common. In fact, a study show that among the people surveyed, up to 75% have at least a little fear of going to the dentist while up to 15% experience a great deal of fear. Severe dental anxiety can have serious consequences as it prevents the person from seeking necessary help and treatment. This increases the possibility of oral infection, putting their health at risk.
There are different reasons people fear dental visits. Some might have had a bad experience at a dental clinic when they were a child, thus associating pain to such memories. Others fear the loss of control when they’re sitting in a dental chair while the dentist inspects their teeth using dental instruments. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2lfWAJ4