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June 27, 2019 News Dental phobiaLaser DentistryNews

New Dental Laser At Pitt County Dentist Eases Patient Fears


A new treatment option at a dental practice in the east is helping ease fears of going to the dentist. Vinson Family Dental in Winterville is using Solea lasers to better accommodate its patients. Dr. Brian Vinson is the owner

May 27, 2013 News Dental CareDental phobiaGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical news

Anxiety and going to the dentist

by Kahaliah Richards

Dental research has customarily focused on another anxiety – the fear of the needle and the drill. We know, for example from the 2009 Adult Dental Health Survey in the UK, that 1 in 3 adults sitting in the waiting

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Shifting gears; the unexpected, the uninvited and the inevitable

by ken

I have a birthday looming. When I’m sixty-four isn’t that much farther. Eliot’s suggestion that I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the cuffs of my trousers rolled is beckoning, and the Simonesque image of sitting on a

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

September 18, 2011 News Dental phobiaGeneral News

Dentistry is going to the dogs – looking for love in all the wrong operatories

by ken

…provided it’s not a pit bull, maybe not a bad idea…….. September 13, 2011 — If dog is man’s best friend, it’s especially true when he’s in a dentist chair. For many patients who see Lori Doran-Garcia, DDS, a general practitioner

July 19, 2011 News Dental phobia

‘By applying hypnotherapy, dental anxiety and phobia in patients can be alleviated’

by ken

By Yvonne Bachmann – Dental Tribune International The term “hypnodontics” describes the application of hypnosis in dentistry. It was introduced some decades ago in the US. As the term appears to cause confusion, experts also use the term “dental hypnosis“.

June 30, 2011 News Dental phobia

Reality Dentistry – Big Screen Star Cured of Dental Fear by Dentist

by ken

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April 11, 2011 News Dental phobia

Dental Hypnotherapy – more relevant than ever, than ever, than ever, than ever

by ken

I’ve been practicing for 137 years, but increasingly, the times, the economy, the state of the world seems to be creating a heightened sense of anxiety in many patients……thought I’d open this up to folks that work with hypnotherapy, one

February 23, 2011 News Dental phobiaGeneral News

More Dentists Taking Pains to Win Back Fearful Patients – Just don’t break wind…

by ken

HEALTH JOURNAL FEBRUARY 1, 2011   /    Wall STREET JOURNAL Nearly one-quarter of all Americans avoid dentists because they’re afraid, according to American Dental Association surveys. And the fear comes in many forms. In an attempt to win back