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Banish that fear of the dentists by Sophie N. Health Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:29pm At the weekend, I was happily sipping hot coffee in bed whilst perusing the Saturday papers - what luxury! -  when I came across the horrifying story of Sophie Waller, the little girl who died as an indirect result of her trauma after having teeth removed. Stop! Can this actually be true? An eight-year-old girl starved to death due to, as the ... Read on »
Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist by Randall LaFrom Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm 1 Comment Many children and adults dread their visits to the dentists and some even avoid going to the dentists due to dental phobias and anxieties. Dr. LaFrom – a leading dentist in Cupertino, informs us that many of his patients are indeed terrified of visiting the dentist. However, he adds that there are many ways to overcome the fear. You can start ... Read on »
Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist by Randall LaFrom Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Many children and adults dread their visits to the dentists and some even avoid going to the dentists due to dental phobias and anxieties. Dr. LaFrom – a leading dentist in Cupertino, informs us that many of his patients are indeed terrified of visiting the dentist. However, he adds that there are many ways to overcome the fear. You can start ... Read on »
Help Children Overcome Fear of the Dentist by Randall LaFrom Posted Tue 17 Sep 2013 8:30pm Parents are responsible for introducing their children to dental hygiene and oral health care. Teaching them to brush and floss their teeth every day is one of the first and most important experiences in their young lives, but a lifetime of good oral health care also involves routine visits to the dentist’s office. For many children, the firs ... Read on »
Study: Redheads’ extra pain may cause fear of dentists by Cory K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Aug 2009 10:25pm Study: Redheads’ extra pain may cause fear of dentists Some redheads have more sensitivity to pain, may need more anesthetic… Read on »
Easy Steps to Control Your Fear of the Dentist by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 1:45pm Consider these facts (according to Dr. Milgram of the Dental Fears Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle): 1) 8% have a fear sufficient to prevent them from going at any time 2) About 20 % have enough dental anxiety that they will visit the dentist ONLY when EXTREMELY necessary 3) Many would rath ... Read on »
Easy Steps to Control Your Fear of the Dentist by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 1:45pm Consider these facts (according to Dr. Milgram of the Dental Fears Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle): 1) 8% have a fear sufficient to prevent them from going at any time 2) About 20 % have enough dental anxiety that they will visit the dentist ONLY when EXTREMELY necessary 3) Many would rath ... Read on »
Health Tip: Don't Fear the Dentist by HealthFinder Posted Wed 20 Apr 2011 12:21pm healthnewslink Here's how to ease anxiety before a checkup (HealthDay News) -- Though clean and hea ... Read on »
No Need To Fear The Dentist by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 10:07am It is difficult for me imagining most people being so afraid of the dentist. I don't really understand why, but when I hear they rather go to a doctor then a dentist, it totally blows my mind. I prefer the opposite, because going to the dentist means whatever ails you is limited to your mouth, while you never know what condition you may be diagn ... Read on »
Overcoming my fear of the dentist by jandent Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:56pm I've had ugly teeth all my life. I got teased all the time, especially when I was younger. It was horrible. Kids could be so mean. They would call me razor teeth or snaggle teeth. I would cry, I didn't smile and I wouldn't talk. Or, I would kind of cover my mouth when I did talk. I was alone a lot. The kids didn't really care that my parents c ... Read on »