Tips for helping abuse survivors
Tips for dealing with a sensitive gag reflex
Tips for dealing with choking fears
Stop and coping signals
How to prevent fainting (blood-injury-injection phobia)
An example of a needle phobia desensitisation protocol
Loss of Control: This page, while aimed at patients, contains a range of tips which dentists can use to help their patients feel in control.
Explain-Ask-Show-Do by Fraser Hendrie BDS
The Art and Science of Distraction by Lloyd Jerome BDS
Lower molar extraction, gagging, autism, fear of blood and emetophobia (from our message board)
Other resources (external links)
For a collection of other dental anxiety and fear resources, including books, videos and online articles, click here.