|Fear of a dental visit is not unusual. Find ways to cope so you can have a healthy mouth.|
|What Is Dental Anxiety and Phobia?|
|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, but just being examined can make people feel stressed. |
|Treatments and Coping Methods|
|This is the key to beating dental distress. Modern dentistry can be truly painless, so it's worth taking the time to discuss your fears -- and the potential treatment options -- with your dentist.|
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