According to reports and our experiences, nearly half of all adults dread going to the dentist. From root canals to TMD to the smallest filling, many adults are afraid of the dental procedures they need to maintain or improve their oral health. Many even avoid going to the dentist altogether because of these fears. Check out this slideshow put together by Everydayhealth.com that explains some of the procedures that people find the most frightening. A little education can go a long way to allay patients’ fears about dentistry!