Since 2005, there has been a highly specialised telephone counselling service for adults with dental anxiety in Leipzig.
The telephone counselling is run by the former extreme anxiety patient Andrea Herold. Ms Herold was the first patient who had the courage to go public with her dental fear.
Since 2005 (as of October 2021), more than 220,000 adults with dental anxiety have been counselled by telephone.
With this huge wealth of experience—after 16 years and more than 220 000 counselling sessions—we can distinguish between two types of adults suffering from dental anxiety: