My tooth hurts but I'm afraid to go to the dentist!
Fear of going to the dentist is one of the most common phobias that people have. And while we would LOVE to debunk this fear, we know that some people just have a negative psychological reaction to the idea of going to the dentist.
This fear can stem from a lot of different sources. A bad childhood experience with a dentist, negative media images of dentists and the feeling of vulnerability and loss of control are just some of scenarios that contribute to this fear.
However, if you are having pain, don't let your fear get the best of you. Waiting to treat ...