Odontophobia: a fear that begins in childhood

Written by: Dr. Joan Bladé Marsal
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The fear of the dentist is common in the vast majority of society. When faced with a dental problem, the first thing that comes to mind is the Pain. This perception is can be unhealthy and cause dental phobias, known by the name of odontophobia. People who endure suffering consequences as insomnia, crying in the office or can even sick.

The uncontrollable panic to the dentist is a trauma acquired in childhood. The memories we have of dentists small conditions us and we are concerned to get to unwrap inflated fears. Therefore, the ratio of dentists with children is as or more significant than the ability in the process of the profession. In fact, pediatric dentistry is a specialization that has a duration of two years. Hence the importance of childhood in the attitude of adults when visiting the dentist.

To end the dental phobia, is basic that dentists make pleasant and enjoyable stay of children in consultation and give them incentives or gifts encourage good behavior. Also recommended to avoid expressions like“do not hurt” or“will only be a prick” because they can scare. The dentist always aims to establish the confidence you need to make you aware that patient and a pretty mouth is a healthy mouth.

The Doctor Blade This odontophobia and conscious with all your dental practice focuses on getting the comfort and welfare of the patient and transmitting it to the smallest of the house.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Joan Bladé Marsal
Odonthology

With over 25 years of experience, this doctor has a qualified academic training and currently also serves as a professor at the University of Barcelona. He is a pioneer in the development of SEDENTIST program with the most advanced techniques in dentistry to treat people with fear and panic to the dentist. It is also the medical director of GrupDrblade.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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