We know how daunting dental treatment can be. Our Dental Phobia certified experts are here to help ease your mind before treatment by answering your questions.
What can I do about my fear of needles?
I am terrified of the dentist especailly the needles, i keep cancelling appointments even though i want to go, what can i do to try get over this? my family are getting fed up with me and its making me feel worst. what can i do
Firstly is your needle phobia about needles in the gum , or about needles in general ?
Have you been to the dentist to find out what you need , and does that involve having an injection ?
Dental Injections can be given much more comfortably these days with the use of topical gels , and something like the Wand .
Go to www.painfreedentistry.uk.com for some descriptions , perhaps try to find a dentist that uses this as they have the right attitude .
Also connect with www.dentalfearcentral.org they have some good literature and you can share with other people in your situation .
Some people are so phobic of injections that they need some help from a Clinical Psychologist , your GP may be able to help with a referral /