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Hi, my name is GorgeousAlbie3!

GorgeousAlbie3 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I, too have severe anxiety when my dental check up or hygiene visit is due. I am generally quite an anxious person anyway. I do go for my checks and I have a lovely dentist but when he tries to x ray, I just end up gagging which is embarrassing. I find the hygiene visit very uncomfortable and it seems to go on far too long, so I sometimes find myself cancelling. Anxiety is a horrible condition and I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.


  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 3,930 Scope online community team
    Heya @GorgeousAlbie3 and welcome to the community. :)

    I'm sorry to hear your anxiety gives you issues with the dentists. I certainly don't like seeing the hygienist, I often feel like I've been beaten up afterwards!  Have you spoken to your GP about your anxiety? Or offered any talking therapies? 
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