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How to Deal with Dental Anxiety in Recovery: An Interview with Dr. Tasha Bollermann

Article from The Fix by Olivia Pennelle


Sad Broken Tooth Image

"Lying in a dental chair and having someone work on something so vital to survival is a very vulnerable position to be in, especially for those of us in recovery from addiction who have neglected our health and self-care", says article author, Olivia Pennelle, who suffers from near-debilitating dental anxiety. 

In this article, curious to find out more why people in recovery neglect their dental health, and the impact that drugs have on teeth, Olivia Pennelle, interviews Dr. Tasha Bollermann. 

  • Keywords:
  • Addiction
  • anxiety
  • Dental
  • Drugs
  • Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Ptsd
  • Recovery