Your Health For Tag "dental phobia"

  • Don't Gag! Going to the Dentist isn't that Bad!
    Oct. 3, 2013

    Don't Gag! Going to the Dentist isn't that Bad!

    General oral health

    Do you find your gag reflex on high alert when you go to the dentist? It's embarrassing and uncomfortable, but you're not alone. About one in five of us experience the gag reflex during a dental exam. Many people are nervous when they go to the dentist. That's normal. During your treatment, your dentist may... More »

  • Defeating Dentophobia
    May 7, 2013

    Defeating Dentophobia

    General oral health

    Are you afraid of visiting the dentist? You may have a condition called dentophobia. Parents who are afraid to visit the dentist may pass the same fear on to their children, possibly keeping them from getting routine dental check-ups that are important to promote healthy teeth and a lifetime of good oral health habits.