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Dental Phobia Forum

Welcome to DFC

DFC Rules and Guidelines

Read this before making your first post!
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News, Courses and Events

If you know of any news items, research, events or courses (both for dental or mental health professionals and members of the general public) related to dental phobia, please post the details here.
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Support

Support

Looking for support? Would like to provide support? Terrified, desperate or just need to vent? Post here!
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Journals

If you'd like to write a diary of sorts about your dental journey, you can do so here.
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Share Your Success Story!

If you have overcome (or sort of overcome) your dental phobia, you can share your story here!
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Your Dentistry Questions Answered

Ask a Dentist - For Nervous Patients only

If you are a nervous, phobic or ex-phobic patient, you can ask your dental questions here (if not, please post on one of these forums instead).
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Wisdom Teeth

Post your questions about wizzies and wisdom teeth removal here!
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Discussion

Share Your Fears and Cast Your Votes

See how others feel, vote in polls, and take the first steps towards sharing your own fears here.
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Dental Phobia Discussion

Discuss and debate any aspect of dental phobia or dental things.
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Useful Information

For abuse survivors and their dentists

Resources for survivors of sexual, physical and emotional abuse and their dentists

Find or Recommend a Dentist

Dentist Listings and Reviews

Inclusion on this forum does not indicate any recommendation by Dental Fear Central. Make sure that, before you commit to any treatment, you are comfortable with the dentist you choose. To find out how to add a recommendation (or how to add yourself if you are a dentist) click here. You need to be logged in in order to view recommendations for the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the rest of Europe.
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