Dental Anxiety

Dog Directs Spotlight on Dental Anxiety, Importance of Preventive Care

Tens of millions of Americans avoid preventive dental care due to anxiety, a national health concern that’s received significant media attention over the past month due in part to the story of a dental-treatment comfort dog that went viral. Dental Anxiety and Your Oral Health Various studies estimate that between 5 and 10 percent [...]

Spider-Man Star Zendaya Shared Her Wisdom Teeth Extraction Journey

Last week, the trailer for Spider-Man: Far from Home dropped. One of the most anticipated movies of 2019, the trailer showed that the Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man would be going on a journey that made him a stranger in a strange (or dare we say “Mysterio-us”?) land. But a couple weeks before, the star Zendaya tweeted [...]

When They Can Get Them, Phobic Patients Love Dental Implants

If you have lost one or more teeth, you have several replacement options. But the best option is dental implants. Dental implants provide the best appearance and the best function of any tooth replacements. However, some of the people who most likely need dental implants may find that they can’t get them. [...]

How to Help When a Loved One Is Afraid of the Dentist

Dental anxiety is relatively common. Most of us feel some level of anxiety when it comes to the dentist. However, a few people have high levels of dental anxiety that keeps them from getting needed dental care. If a loved one has this level of anxiety, it can be hard to see them suffer the [...]