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Self Help Techniques to Help Overcome Dental Phobia in New York

October 16, 2019 | Other posts by | No comments

Estimations show that about 35 million Americans are afraid to go to the dentist. About 9-20% are so discouraged by their fear that they actually avoid going altogether. Dental phobia can be so strong that it may cause physical symptoms such as a pounding heart, nausea, diarrhea, trembling, feeling lightheaded and panic attacks. We all […]

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Ways to Ease Dental Phobia in Children

September 25, 2019 | Other posts by | No comments

Even though most dentist appointments are routine, a lot of children have negative preconceptions about dentists that can lead to the development of dental phobias. Some parents like to downplay this fear, but the truth is that it can persist if we don’t find ways to help our kids cope with it in a healthy […]

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How to Talk to Your Dentist About Your Fears

April 8, 2019 | Other posts by | No comments

Does the thought of going to the dentist make you weezy, anxious or panicked? Do you find yourself rescheduling your appointments or making your oral health a lower priority? If you do, you may suffer from dental phobia. You may be surprised, but dental phobia is a very common issue, so you are not alone […]

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Techniques to Manage Anxiety at the Dentist

March 7, 2019 | Other posts by | No comments

For many, heading to the dentist is a time of great difficulty, and can cause severe anxiety and fear. Some common reasons behind this can include, but are not limited to: general phobia towards dentists a sensitivity towards pain fear of needles or drills In many cases, dental phobia can result in a complete avoidance […]

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