If you suffer with a severe fear of the dentist or dental phobia, consider using our dental phobia forum as your first port of call. Otherwise, check out the forums and free advice sites below.

Dental Forums

Dentistry Reddit On the dentistry reddit, you can ask questions and get answers from dentists. Owing to the popularity of reddit, you shouldn’t have to hang around for too long to get answers to your questions!

Dentistry Forums Discussion, advice and chat for dentists and patients.

Money Saving Expert – Health and Beauty forum (UK) Dentists often drop in here to answer questions.

Oral and Dental Problems at patient.info A discussion group for oral and dental problems.

Dentaltwins Dental Bulletin Board (U.S.) A safe place to ask your questions. Mark Bornfeld, a dentist from Brooklyn NY, provides very good advice.

boards.ie Dental Issues Forum A very active dental forum for Ireland.

Just Answer Dental Connect one-on-one with a dentist who will answer your question (costs $5).

Dental Helplines

Oral Health Foundation Dental Helpline (UK)
Free e-mail and phone (local call rates apply) advice on subjects such as dental procedures and terms, oral hygiene, current UK legislation and regulations, NHS and private dental charges, complaints procedures, and referrals to other organisations.