Month: February 2023

Why Some Kids Are Afraid of the Dentist – And How to Avoid That Problem

Kids have a lot of fears: ghosts, creepy bugs, monsters under the bed, and dentists. While it doesn’t feel like dentists should be included on a list of scary creatures, fear of the dentist is a legitimate phenomenon. Surveys show that 16% of children are afraid of going to the dentist, and unfortunately this fear […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on February 16, 2023