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Patient Anxiety

September 6, 2019 News News

The Boxing Dentist: A Fighter Who Breaks And Remakes Teeth For A Living

by The Guardian

Boxer and dental surgeon Dr Arthif Daniel occupies two parallel professional environments: the calm clinical atmosphere of his surgeries in Runcorn and Manchester during the week and the frenetic and brutal world of boxing across Europe at the weekends. There are times

August 22, 2019 News News

General Anaesthesia Can Aid Dental Implant Rehabilitation Among Anxious Patients


Dental phobia also known as dental anxiety has an enormous impact on patients’ oral health and it is not at all uncommon. Estimates say that at least 40 per cent of Canadians are strongly afraid of dentists and they avoid

July 8, 2019 News NewsOral Health

OperaVR Extracts Pain, Anxiety From Dreaded Dental Visits

by Las Vegas Review Journal

He knows he’s hated, this pinata of medicine. Dr. Bryan Laskin gets that it’s not really about him. It’s not personal that for many a trip to his office is as much the stuff of nightmares as that fanged creature

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Intraosseous Local Anesthesia Revisited

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Your patient in the chair has confirmed that their lips and tongue are numb from your block local anesthesia. As you are beginning to start the clinical procedure, your patient

May 2, 2018 News News

Acupuncture May Help Patients with Dental Anxiety

by University of York, Science Daily

Researchers have found evidence that acupuncture could help people who experience dental anxiety. Dental anxiety affects up to an estimated 30% of the adult population in countries world-wide. Patients can experience nausea, difficulty breathing and dizziness at the thought of