- Posted by Marcelle Crinean
- On 2nd April 2018
Take the stress out of visiting the dentist.
Do you suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia? Are you scared of visiting the dentist – maybe because of a previous traumatic incident that happened to you or to someone else. Maybe you’re terrified of needles. Perhaps you’re embarrassed by the state of your teeth, and you’re worried about being told off. Or perhaps you’re simply scared of pain.
Whatever your dental anxiety, your fears and concerns can be very real, and can often cause a great deal of anxiety and stress for even the “simplest” dental – assuming you even make it through the dentist’s door!
And you’re not alone. The latest government statistics indicates an increase in those not going to visit their dentist because of dental anxiety. According to the statistics, 26% of the UK population have not visited their dentist in the past ten years because of their fear.
Unfortunately, people with dental phobia have a higher risk of gum disease and early tooth loss. People with dental phobia may also suffer from poorer health in general, and poor oral health has been found to be related to some life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease.
And avoiding the dentist may have emotional costs as well. Discoloured, damaged, or cracked teeth can make people self-conscious and insecure. They may smile less or put their hand over their mouth when they speak. Some people can become so embarrassed and self-conscious about how their teeth look that their personal and professional lives begin to suffer. This can lead to a serious loss of confidence and low self-esteem.
If this describes you, it’s time to get help. I have put together a program, designed specifically for anyone suffering from some kind of fear or anxiety around going to the dentist.
Advantages of this program include:
- Learn how to release fears that can lead to tension and anxiety
- Learn how to reduce stress and stay calm
- No drugs or medical intervention
- Free relaxation audio file to take away with you
If you would like to find out more, please contact me.