Category Archives: Cater to Cowards Dentist

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Is sedation dentistry really safe?

I have always been really nervous about going to the dentist. Even for a cleaning, I get really worked up. So much so, I have been known to cancel appointments at the last minute. Well, sadly it’s been a couple years now since I have been in and someone told me about sedation dentistry. I […]


Will I feel my teeth getting pulled with sedation dentistry?

I have to get my wisdom teeth out and I’m dreading it. Everyone has been sharing all these horror stories with me and I’m pretty freaked. Of course the dentist made it sound pain-free with oral sedation. But I don’t have a high pain tolerance. Will I feel it? How much is it really going […]


Will my insurance cover sedation dentistry?

It has been a long time since I have seen a dentist. This is mainly because I haven’t had dental insurance. Now I’m scared to go to the dentist because I’m afraid he will have to do a lot of painful procedures. Do you know if my new dental insurance from my employer will cover […]



Scared of the dentist because of my needle phobia!

I am deathly afraid of needles and I have to get four teeth out tomorrow afternoon. I haven’t slept for two days and cannot fathom the thought of being stuck with a needle tomorrow. You probably think I’m crazy but I don’t care. The dentist recommended I wear a sleeping beauty mask so I can’t […]


I freak out at the sound of my dentist’s drill!

I am a total dental chicken! I hate everything about the dentist, probably due to a painful experience from when I was young. But what puts me over the top and keeps me laying awake at night is thinking about the sound of the drill. Is there any hope for me? I want to set […]


Scared to go to dentist after cancer treatment.

I have had excellent oral health throughout my life. Then, about a year ago I got the dreaded diagnosis of caner. I have endured several rounds of chemotherapy and the cancer seems to be doing better. But my teeth are in bad shape. They ache and can be painful. I have never had a cavity […]