It is a very common for many people to be anxious, scared or even terrified of dental treatment. The best way to overcome your fear is to discuss your concerns with your dentist. Previous experiences may have contributed to your apprehension regarding dental treatment. However, much has changed in dentistry, thanks to improved technology and education. Dentists are well trained in dealing with patients who are apprehensive regarding dental treatment. Communication is the key. You must feel comfortable expressing your fears and concerns to the dentist and still have a sense that you are being listened to. There are also various options of anaesthesia and relaxation that can also be used effectively to help you gain a much more positive dental experience.