Dental phobia is the serious, often paralyzing, fear of dental care and is not as uncommon as many people think. An estimated 9-15% of all Americans avoid much-needed care because of dental anxiety and fear. This means 30-40 million Americans are so afraid of dental treatment that they avoid it altogether.
Avoiding the dentist because of fear can have serious ramifications in terms of your dental health and overall well-being. Today, with advanced treatment techniques and a dentist trained to help you overcome your dental phobia, you can feel comfortable restoring your dental and oral health.