Real Patient Stories

Many patients have overcome their fears with the help of Dental Phobia certified dental professionals. Below are some examples of how gentle approaches to treatment have helped alleviate their fears and make dental treatment a comfortable experience.

Olly Watts – Patient of Dr Kalpesh Bohara (The Dental Suite)
03/1/16 11:21 AM

What was the reason for your dental phobia? Bad experience at younger age. What made you decide to take the first step in contacting a dentist despite your phobia? Needed work doing and felt it was about time to see a dentist. What made you choose the practice/clinic you did? After extensive research online and […]

Linda – Patient of Dr Yasmin George (The Courtyard Clinic)
02/15/16 11:26 AM

What was the reason for your dental phobia? My dental phobia was built over a number of years and different dentists, from childhood I had pain from a brace to too many teeth in my mouth! with some form of treatment from which I only remember the pain. Over the last few years I have […]

Pat Dunford – Patient of Dr Yasmin George (The Courtyard Clinic)
02/14/16 11:36 AM

What was the reason for your dental phobia? The reason for my dental phobia goes right back to me as a 3 year old! Believe it or not, I still remember the most awful experience of being held down by nurses, crying and struggling against a huge black rubber mask! Of course following that, I […]

Brenda Davey (London) – Patient of Dr Anoop Maini (Aqua Dental Spa)
02/13/16 11:47 AM

What was the reason for your dental phobia? I really don’t know what the reason for my dental phobia was and/or is. My mother tells me I had a bad experience with an army dentist when I was a toddler but I don’t remember that. It may be that I feel helpless in the dentist’s […]