No one likes going to the dentist, but some people really hate it. My Stress Free Dentistry’s Dental Success Program can help you overcome dental anxiety, fears and phobias.afraid dentist “It is not easy to give over control to someone who is going to crawl inside your mouth and do some work, in your mouth, […]
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You CAN Manage Your Dental Anxiety!
So let’s start at the beginning: what is dental anxiety? Well, as a 2019 DMD Candidate at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, I can say one thing for sure: it is a well-studied, very significant topic. Dental anxiety and phobia is, plain and simple, the fear of the dentist. It is the fear of the […]
Dentistry Has Gotten So Much Better. Why Are We Still Scared?
Dental visits have never been something people look forward to. From the original barber-surgeons—handy for a shave, a haircut, and a tooth extraction—to the first foot-powered dental drill, which was a re-purposed spinning wheel, getting our teeth fixed has been a source of trauma. dentistry scared Even well after the invention of Novocain, it still […]
5 Tricks to Help Children Overcome Fear of the Dentist
1. Start Them Early It is important to establish a dental home for your child at a young age to ensure optimum dental health. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents bring their child in for his or her first dental appointment within 6 months of the eruption of the first “baby tooth” […]