Category Archives: Dental Anxiety and Fear

Help! My Tongue is Numb?

It’s easy to get concerned when you experience an odd medical symptom. We’ve all been there: you notice something slightly strange and begin furiously searching online for answers. In many cases, it’s hard to find a clear explanation for your … Continue reading

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3 Myths About the Dentist That Need to Stop

Do you or someone you know have dental fear or anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 40 million Americans have fear of visiting the dentist. Many of these fears and anxieties originate from old beliefs about the … Continue reading

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3 Ways to stay calm at the dentist

Are you nervous or afraid to visit your dentist? Perhaps you’ve skipped dental appointments in the past due to anxiety. Or, maybe you just get that shaky feeling when you walk into the office. Whatever your level of fear, there are … Continue reading

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How to Cope With Dental Fear

Having fear of something is completely normal. Some people are afraid of spiders, snakes, rodents, or other animals. Others are afraid of heights, closed-in spaces, or, yes, the dentist. Whether due to a negative experience in the past or simply … Continue reading

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Dental Anxiety: Tips to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Do visits to the dentist make you anxious or nervous?  Some people don’t look forward to appointments with their dentist. The majority of dental procedures aren’t painful, but for some, the dental examination alone can make them feel anxious and … Continue reading

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Sleeping Soreness: Nighttime Tooth Pain Causes

One of the last things you want to deal with when you’re trying to get your beauty rest is a toothache. Unfortunately, this throbbing pain, sharp sensation, or dull discomfort often comes about during the evening. Depending on its severity, … Continue reading

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Chewing More Cautiously: Breaking Bad Dental Habits

You use your teeth every day, so keeping them healthy and clean involves consistent care. Brushing twice per day for at least two minutes, flossing daily, and rinsing with mouthwash can help you keep bacteria at bay. However, your daily … Continue reading

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Our Tips for In-Flight Tooth Pain

When you jet off to an exotic locale for your vacation or jump on a plane to visit family this summer, the last thing you want to have to worry about is a toothache. Ideally, you should be able to … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Relaxed Smile on National Stress Awareness Day

Whether it’s about a sick family member, filing taxes, or a pressing deadline at work, you’ve probably experienced stress, which can cause your muscles to tense, your heart to race, and your head to pound as you struggle to cope. … Continue reading

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How to Pick a New Dentist

Choosing the right dentist is important. You’ll need to see this person at least twice a year and trust him or her to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful. If you’ve recently moved or had a poor experience with your … Continue reading

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