Top Menu

Tag Archives | fear


Dreading your next trip to the dentist?

Cameron Randall and Daniel McNeil report that dental care-related fear and anxiety is due, in part, to genetic influences inherited from parents. The study is one of the first to suggest that genetics, in addition to environmental factors, can be a basis for patients fearing dental treatment. dental care related fear The study demonstrates that […]

Continue Reading

High anxiety in the dental office

What are they so afraid of? Studies say that most patients are afraid of three things at the dental office — fear of loss of control, fear of embarrassment, or fear of pain. Loss of control is when they can’t see what we’re doing to them, can’t help us to do it, or can’t anticipate […]

Continue Reading
[ File # csp8672562, License # 1868328 ]
Licensed through in accordance with the End User License Agreement (
(c) Can Stock Photo Inc. / zurijeta

What is Dental Phobia and Dental Anxiety

Some people don’t look forward to dental appointments any more than they look forward to visits to a physician. Most dental procedures aren’t painful. However, just being examined can make people feel stressed. Most people can live with having some anxiety about going to the dentist. For those with dental phobia, however, the thought of […]

Continue Reading

Copyright © 2016 Stress Free Dentistry