About one in ten children feel fear in connection with a dentist visit. It is most common in younger children. Dental care can be due to many things. Often, the child has previously had bad experiences with dental treatment, for example that it has hurt or that the child has felt violated.
Here you will find out more about how you or your child can reduce the dental fear or get rid of it.
Dental care fears more or less strong feelings of discomfort in connection with a dental visit. You worry that it will hurt and that something may go wrong. You who are in the dentist's chair may also feel very exposed, in a situation that you do not control.