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Fear of pain is the main reason people avoid seeing the dentist. The good news is that there is a wide array of medications and techniques – used alone or in combination – that can reduce or eliminate pain and control anxiety during most procedures.

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For many years, different cultures have relied on herbs to help control toothache pain and provide temporary relief. Natural herbs such as cloves, calendula, tarragon, and yarrow can be used to help relieve toothache pain until you can get to the dentist.

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If you’re afraid of going to the dentist, you should know that there are ways to quell dental anxiety and make your dental care experience a lot more tolerable.

Not many people really like going to the dentist. But for some people, the thought of going to the dentist can bring on such a fear that they avoid getting the dental care they need. In fact, nearly half of adults skipped the dentist in 2009, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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