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To run a successful dental practice, you have to stand out from the competition. Patients have never had more options for dental care, and they expect more than ever from healthcare providers. While quality care remains crucial, you also need to seek out other ways to improve the overall patient experience. This may include incorporating new technologies into…
Being nervous or afraid to visit the dentist is very common – in fact, it’s so common there’s a name for it: dentophobia. This type of phobia can range from mild to severe, and can cause shortness of breath, elevated heart rate and blood pressure, and other signs of anxiety, such as shaking or a sense of impending doom.
Up to eight percent of Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear. Although not all of those cases would be classified as dental phobia, a fear of the dentist is a very common issue that can lead to some very serious oral health problems. Let’s examine some of the causes of dental phobia, and what you can do to help your patients address it.