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January 11, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Fear Treatment in Childhood Has a Positive Impact on Later Dental Care

by The University of Oulu

Treating the fear of dental care in childhood is effective and predicts more regular dental examinations later in life, according to a study by the University of Oulu, Finland. Approximately one in two adults say that they are at least

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December 28, 2020 News Blogs

Treating Patients with Dental Phobias

by Jennifer Grzebien, RDH

So many suffer from dental phobias and the anxiety they suffer with can be a huge barrier to care. Some may go years without seeing a dental hygienist or a dentist. As a dental hygienist, I have seen how dental

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November 13, 2020 Feature Dental Hygiene

Scents, Sounds, and Sights: Managing Dental Fear in 2020

by Alina Fintineanu, RDH, C.A Ed, CTP

An Updated Look at Options for Setting Our Patients at Ease Two of the main culprits that prevent our patients from seeking care are fear and anxiety. Dentophobia (or odontophobia) is defined as “the extreme fear of going to the

August 26, 2019 News News

Why Some People Are Afraid Of The Dentist

by Global News

Very few people enjoy going to the dentist, but for some, the sound of a dental drill is enough to send shivers down their spine. Anywhere from 48 per cent to nearly 60 per cent of the population experiences a form dental anxiety or

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

June 30, 2011 News Dental phobia

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

by ken

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