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How Can I Get Over The Fear Receiving Upper Dentures
Desensitize parts: First, become aware of all the benefits of having those dentures. Visualize yourself enjoying those benefits feeling completely normal and comfortable (don't think about how you got to that point). Next, make a list of each of the specific things that disturb you about receiving them. Systematically desensitize yourself. See "freeing yourself from fear" at http://drmiller.Pinnaclecart.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
Help available: There are multiple possible causes of a fear like this; it's not a simple thing. It's important to understand the specific experience you're having. I'm not sure whether you're speaking of times you need to be in front of others, such as giving a talk -- or maybe times when you feel others are watching you for some other reason. A therapist or psychiatrist can help you with these issues. ...Read more
Talk to your dentist: Talk to your dentist or oral surgeon, who will be performing the procedure and tell them your exact concerns and have them tell you how they will address them. Open discussion will help you better understand, which ultimately will make you feel more at ease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not "get over": I would say we all have different parts to ourselves, or what some call "subpersonalities." a part of yourself has a deep fear of being abandoned, probably for very good reasons, and it's not going to go away. You need to work with a therapist who can help you access your other parts, to help reassure and take care of the part that is afraid. I've found the voice dialogue method to be very useful! ...Read more
There are ways: Have you ever obtained a driver's license before? In you don't have problem getting into a car you may start to practice with someone you trust in a quiet neighborhood after rush hour. If you can't even sit on the driver's seat, you would need systematic desensitization first before you can actually drive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fear : Imagery works fairly well. Close your eyes & visualize yourself in wheelchair until you start getting tense, and here you open your eyes & reassure yourself you are ok & no wheelchair is around. With drowning fear, same idea, except replace wheelchair with being in water swimming. ...Read more
CBT : Systematic desensitization is a specific type of behavior therapy that is very helpful to individuals to overcome fears. It involves gradual exposure to the feared stimulus while teaching a person to be able to be able to acclimate to their own feelings of fear. Contact a licensed psychologist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy for this type of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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