fear of going to the dentist

“No offence Dylan, but I really DON’T like dentists.”

I hear this a lot and it breaks my dental heart – but then it is usually followed up by:

“Don’t take it personally, I’m just VERY nervous…”

Then my achey-breaky dental heart feels a little bit better!

I never take it personally anymore because I see it as an opportunity to help someone get over their fear of dentists.  And it makes me VERY happy, excited even, when I achieve it.

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