Dental Anxiety | Dental Phobia - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Sunita Chowdhary
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jun 04, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which Doctor should I Consult for Dental Anxiety?

You should consult your dentist about your Dental Anxiety. Talk to your dentist openly about your anxiety so that your dentist can make special effort to make you as relaxed as possible.

2. Is it Normal to be Scared of the Dentist?

Yes. But with newer technologies and more flexible approach by dentists one’s fears can be easily allayed.

3. How to Cope with Dental Anxiety?

Talk to your dentist about the dental procedures or what procedure scares you the most so that your dentist can help you overcome your Dental Anxiety.

4. What is Effect of Dental Anxiety on Overall Health?

Persons suffering from Dental Anxiety are more likely to develop cardiac or other systemic diseases. Children who suffer from poor oral hygiene have higher incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD].

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