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"I have been going to Salling and Tate for over 10 years. Dr Tate is thorough and courteous. Very little discomfort during procedures. A pleasant office all around."
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What is Odontophobia?
There are a plethora of phobias in our world, everything from arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, to Lepidopterophobia, the fear of butterflies. But what, exactly, is a phobia? A phobia is an irrational fear or aversion to something. So irrational, in fact, that it could lead a person to leap from a moving vehicle to avoid a harmless little spider or a majestic monarch butterfly. Now, most people view this as a bit over the top, but it happens.
Odontophobia, the fear of dentists,...
Whether you could not afford to go, or you were simply too busy, it might have been a long time since you have been to the dentist for a routine checkup, cleaning, and X-ray. Some people are nervous about making an appointment because of how much time has passed and what the dentist may find since it has been so long. It is actually pretty common for patients to sometimes go long periods in between dental checkups. Getting in as soon as possible is the best thing you can do for your mouth. Prolonging it could just escalate any dental issues you have.