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Calming Your Nerves at the Dentist’s Office

Calming Your Nerves at the Dentist’s Office

by Shearly (SU)
If you are afraid of the dentist, you are not alone. Dental anxiety is actually quite common. In many cases, people feel so nervous about seeing a dentist that they actually neglect their dental health, which can lead to tooth loss, gum disease, and other issues. In some cases, patients may have experienced some form of dental trauma, often in childhood, that leads to anxiety during dental visits. The good news is that advances in dentistry have made it possible for you to feel much more relaxed and comfortable than ever before. If you need help calming your nerves at the dentist’s office, these tips may be all you need to feel better.

Why you shouldn’t be ashamed: how your dentist can help with missing teeth

Why you shouldn’t be ashamed: how your dentist can help with missing teeth

by Shearly (SU)
Over time, people may come to lose a few teeth, but it’s nothing you should be ashamed of! In some cases, losing teeth is due to poor oral hygiene, but in many cases people can’t help missing a tooth. You might have needed a root canal for whatever reason, cracked a tooth, or they might have grown in that way.