I don’t think many of us grew up remembering the dentist as a fun place we used to go as a child. You only had to go when something bad had happened and you were in pain. You would be told to lie down under a bright light in a big chair. And a person behind a mask would start to poke about in your mouth with pointy instruments. And let’s not mention the drill.
As you grew up this fear, or at least discomfort my never have left you. Unfortunately this fear can easily rub off onto your child. If you have dental anxiety it’s easy to accidentally express your fear to you child who will then in turn believe there is something to be scared or worried about.Continue reading