It only takes one bad dentist experience for a patient to develop dental phobia, but the damaging consequences can last for years. A traumatic experience at her previous dentist left Angela unable to face a dentist again. That was until she knew a bad tooth ache was only going to get worse if left untreated. Here's Angela's story. If you are nervous about seeing a dentist, your first step is to visit titchfielddental.co.uk/nervous-patients or call 01489 296123.