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Dental Anxiety: A Self-fulfilling Prophecy

Dental Anxiety: A Self-fulfilling Prophecy There are people who would rather endure the excruciating pain of a toothache than pay their dentists a visit. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about 25 million Americans refuse to get dental treatment due to fear.  Millions of people prefer to live with their dental problems to avoid…
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Do you suffer from dental anxiety?

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? It's estimated that more than 40 million people in Unites States suffer from anxiety about dental treatment, and often avoid care altogether. And about half of all adults experience at least moderate degrees of dental anxiety. To make matters worse, anxious patients generally take at least 20 percent more…
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