Does the mere thought of seeing the dentist make you nervous? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 15 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist because of dental anxiety or fear. At Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi, we regularly see patients who are nervous or scared of undergoing dental treatment. If you’re hesitant to visit the dentist, read our tips for easing dental anxiety and fear below.