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Drills, needles, and pain, oh my! Coping with dental anxiety
- By Tien Jiang, DMD, MEd, Contributor
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Tien Jiang, DMD, MEd, Contributor
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Dental anxiety is quite common. There can be many issues that might influence a person’s ability to handle the needles and dental pain. It is necessary to clear your mind regarding the dental treatments you are dealing with. Thanks for providing this wonderful information here. Surely, this will help many people.
‘This is the best way to prevent painful experiences and more complex and costly procedures.”
Only marginally, as you age (or so I’ve been told by dentists) your gums inevitably recede which means expensive procedures.
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