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What causes dental phobia and anxiety?

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There are many reasons why some people have dental phobia and anxiety. Some of the common ones are:

  • Fear of pain
  • Fear of shots or fear the shot won't work
  • Fear of anesthetic side effects
  • Feelings of helplessness and loss of control
  • Embarrassment and loss of personal space

From: Easing Dental Fear in Adults WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: dentalfearcentral.org.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

SOURCE: dentalfearcentral.org.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

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