According to neuro-scientific research habits are composed of three parts – the cue, the routine, the reward. The cue prompts you to do something, the routine is what you do and the reward is why you do it.
It’s nothing new to be afraid of dentists. In fact, 4.3% of Americans are so afraid of going to the dentist that they simply don’t go [source: Department of Health and Human Services]. Truth be told, if you visit your dentists regularly and get your cleaning and your check ups done, you should never face pain. It is when you avoid going when things get worse. To justify these fears, some myths were created about oral hygiene and dentistry. We are here to bust them!