Dentists don't necessarily need to cause fear or remind you of unpleasant experiences. There are plenty of jokes that remind us of the funnier situations in which patients who come in for dental treatments can end up in. And there are plenty of funny dentist jokes, too. We have gathered here some of the funniest jokes about dentists and their patients.
Dental fear, also known as dentophobia or odontophobia is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental treatments. The fear can be excessive or unreasonable and can cause the patients to avoid any kind of dental treatments. The phobia can be caused by previous painful or even traumatic dental experiences. There are various degrees of dental phobia, and while most people suffer from mild degrees of fear, it is best to seek professional help for treating severe cases of dental fear.