At the tender age of 49 I am still petrified to go to the dentist. It never matters what I'm having done. The thought of a simple cleaning makes me cold and clammy. It's not that my current dentist has ever caused me a great deal of pain. He and his staff are fantastic. I am afraid of going to the dentist today because I had a terrible dental experience as a child. I really think that the dentist featured in this story is on to something! Learn more after the jump.