Dr. David Eshom • (858) 455-9151[email protected]
    • OCTOBER 16, 2018
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    In Good Company: 28% of Dental Students Experienced Dental Fear

    In Good Company: 28% of Dental Students Experienced Dental Fear

    What’s keeping you from the dental work you need? For many, it’s fear. Even dentists can have dental phobia! A study published by NCBI in 2012 reported that 73% of the patients and 28% of the dental students polled experienced dental fear. Dr. Eshom knows that dental phobia, fear, and anxiety are very real issues,

    • JUNE 14, 2018
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    Why Suffer? With Dental Sedation You Can Relax

    Does the thought of an upcoming dental appointment fill you with inexplicable sense of panic? Even if you don’t suspect you have any oral health problems, and even if you love your dentist—dental appointments can be nerve-wracking, uncomfortable affairs. Many people experience such extreme dental anxiety that they avoid going to the dentist for years.

    • DECEMBER 7, 2017
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    Do You Have a Fear of the Dentist

    Do you postpone going to the dentist year after year? Does your heart rate increase at the thought of having your teeth cleaned? Do you have trouble sitting still for long periods of time? If any of these statements connect with you on a personal level, it is possible you are struggling from dental anxiety.

    • MARCH 4, 2016
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    Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

    Does a looming dental appointment fill you with dread? Would you rather wait in line at the DMV than attend a dental visit? Dr. David Eshom sees his fair share of patients who would rather be anywhere else than in his office, due to a very real fear of dentists. Whether this fear comes from