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  • Dental anxiety is common, but there are ways to help you manage it.
  • Dental phobia is less common and your dentist might need to work with your doctor and other health professionals to manage it.
  • If anxiety prevents you from going to the dentist, there are things that can help you cope. Talk to your dentist about which options are right for you. You may need to speak to a psychologist or counsellor to help you deal with your anxiety.

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Reviewed on: 13-10-2021