You are not alone if you have a significant fear of having dental work done.
There is a very effective solution to this barrier of fear to get your mouth healthy. It is oral sedation. It works very well for most healthy people. The medication has an amnesia effect, so most people have little to no memory of the dental appointment.
It happens all the time. We have helped many people get healthy again. We can even place crowns in the same visit with our CEREC technology. Our CEREC 3D impression and crown milling unit makes beautiful porcelain crowns all in one visit.