It is likely that you experienced some type of trauma as a child or perhaps been influenced by the media or stories from friends. The fact of the matter is that your fear is real and many people share those same feelings.
It is estimated that as many as 75% (234 Million people) of US adults experience some degree of dental fear, from mild to severe. For some, the fear is so great that they often experience a cycle of avoidance thereby greatly impacting their overall health. If you or a loved one is amongst this group of people, there is help for you.