Tips and Advice

How can you overcome dental phobia or tackle specific fears? Find out in our tips, articles, and advice pages below!

For dental professionals, there is a separate section on helping patients overcome dental anxiety.

Tips from Fellow Dental Phobics

Dental Phobia Ideas

Tips For Overcoming Dental Phobia

Advice from dental phobics for dental phobics: here are some of the top tips that people have shared over the years.

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Tips for Abuse Survivors

Someone who is a survivor of childhood abuse has written this page, which also contains links to useful resources.

Tips from Dentists

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Some Thoughts On The Treatment Of Anxious And Phobic Dental Patients

Dentist Douglas Miller shares his tips for approaching a new dentist or communicating with an existing one. How can you find a dentist you can trust?

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How to Woo Your Dentist (in 9 Easy Steps)

Find out how to build a great relationship with your dentist (<- that’s a euphemism for making them like you). Some of the tips may surprise you – and none of them involve scary dental stuff!

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How Much Should I Tell My New Dentist?

Are you wondering how much you can disclose to a potential new dentist about your fears or your past? Dentist Fraser Hendrie tackles this question.