With these last steps to help you overcome your fear of going to the dentist, hopefully you will be able to have a pleasant experience at your next dental visit. It’s important that everyone goes to the dentist at least twice a year. The best thing you can do for your overall health is ensure that you have good oral hygiene and good oral health and the best way you can achieve this is by having routine dental checkups and routine dental cleanings performed at your dentist’s office. Here are the last steps we found that may help you to get over your fear of going to the dentist: Envision a Positive Appointment. Take time to meditate on your upcoming dental visit. Think positively about the situation and don’t think about anything negative like finding out that you might have problems with your teeth. Envision the day as being beautiful, be strong, and find a way to reward yourself after the appointment is over, no matter what you may find out! Perhaps you can go out to your favourite restaurant afterwards or have a fun day with your best friend. Bad News Isn’t the End of the World. Whilst no one wants to find out they have a cavity, it’s part of life. Again, think positive thoughts and strive to do better for your next checkup. If you have to have a tooth removed don’t fret about it as there are now many different cosmetic dental procedures like a tooth implant that will allow you to have a beautiful smile just as you once had in the past.