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Dentist in Scranton, PA Recommends IV Sedation to Overcome Dental Fear

If you dread going the dentist for your yearly dental checkup, then you might be suffering from what is referred to as dental phobia. Dental fear is common, not only with children but with adults as well. It is, however, especially common with people who suffer from other mental health issues. Research suggests that about 20% of people who have dental phobia also suffer from other mental issues such as generalized anxiety disorder.

Still, dental phobia should be differentiated from dental anxiety and dental fear as they vary in degree of severity. An article Dental Fear Central demonstrates the difference between the three:
http://www.backmountaindental.com/dentist-scranton-pa-recommends-iv-sedation-overcome-dental-fear/

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January 9, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , ,

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