Are you a person that struggles with a gag reflex especially at the dentist office? Here is a case that might encourage you. A root canal was started by a referring dentist, who was unable to complete treatment due to the patient’s severe gag reflex. We couldn’t get a good pre-op radiograph, so we used…

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There are thousands, perhaps millions of people around the world that all have one thing in common; fear of the dentist. Also known as Dentophobia, it is an extreme fear of visiting the dentist. While many individuals try to put off their visits to the dentist for whatever reasons (busy schedule, in between insurance companies,…

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Dentophobia, also known as dental anxiety, dental fear, and odontophobia, can all translate to having an powerful fear of visiting the dentist. People who suffer from dentophobia typically have had a traumatic dental experience in the past. However, you do not have to have gone through a scarring understanding to fear having a part of…

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