How can I get over my fear of needles for my root canal?
22nd July 2011
A. if you are to have dental treatment then getting over the needle fear is essential There is a numbing gel that can be used on the gum The discomfort from an injection is not from the needle going in but from the solution being injected. If given slowly it's often painless. Your thoughts about it are worse than the experience will be Sedative medication can help ,as can trying to manage the negative thoughts Have a look at www.anxietyuk.org.uk or www.dentalfearcentral.org for detailed advice about needle phobias