Do You Want to Overcome Your Dental Phobia?
Many people put off going to the dentist due to dental phobia. If you want to try to overcome your phobia, here’s how to start.
– Discuss your fears with your current dentist; they can explain how they can help, such as with dental sedation.
– Find a dentist that specialises in anxious patients and arrange a consultation to discuss your fears.
– If you have severe phobia about dental treatment, consider counselling to help you become more comfortable.
“Dental anxiety and dental phobia prevent patients all over the world from seeking the preventative care they need as well as restorative care.”
Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/do-you-have-severe-dental-phobia-heres-how-your-dentist-can-help/
Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)
I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.
Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.
Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.
Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.
Special interest in Orthodontics.
Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.
I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.
Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).
I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.