Dental fear, anxiety, or phobia — whatever name you give it, some people have a legitimate fear of seeing the dentist or having their teeth cleaned. These feelings should be taken seriously not only by you, the patient, but your dentist needs to understand how uncomfortable you are feeling too. It’s the first step toward how we conquer your dental anxiety in Lake Oswego once and for all. It’s important to find a dentist like Dr. Dose who understands what you’re feeling and knows how to make you feel comfortable and cared for.