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February 28, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentists Use Dogs for Anxious Patients

by The Washington Post

The first time 11-year-old Levi McAllister had a tooth pulled, he screamed, kicked and struggled so much that his mom had to hold him down. So when Levi returned to Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry in January to get two more teeth

February 1, 2022 News DentistryNews

The People So Terrified of Dentists That They Haven’t Been for Decades

by Daily Mail

Say the word “dentist” to Hazel Phillips and she might actually faint. She can’t see a dental procedure on TV without her heart pounding and her palms going clammy. Hazel even feels nervous watching adverts for toothpaste and avoids looking

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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

December 17, 2019 News News

New Study Seeks to Improve the Way Dentists Measure Children’s Pain During Appointments

by University of Washington

So, since childhood fears of the dentist last into adulthood and can lead to health problems, why isn’t more being done to understand young people’s experience of dental pain? That’s exactly what Cameron Randall, a clinical psychologist and acting assistant professor

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