Dental Patient Anxiety – How To Relieve Patient Anxiety

It is estimated that as many as 75% of US adults experience some degree of dental fear, from mild to severe. Approximately 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults are considered to experience dental phobia; that is, they are so fearful of receiving dental treatment that they avoid dental care at all costs. Many dentally fearful people will only seek dental care …

The Facts on Dental Implants

[ad_1] In order to give your conversations some extra spark, here are some fascinating facts you may not already know about dental implants: Historical knowledge Archaeologists discovered the skeletal remains of a Mayan woman in Honduras, who had replaced all her teeth with implants made from sea shells! Ancient Egyptians replaced missing teeth with …

Dental Care – The Top 3 Causes of Dental Anxiety

[ad_1] Do you suffer from anxiety at the thought of having to go to the dentist? A number of adults experience some type of dental phobia or anxiety when anticipating an upcoming office appointment with their provider. Many of them will only seek treatment when they have an emergency, such as a toothache or abscess and many may neglect necessary oral …

Dental Operatories – Should They Have Windows?

[ad_1] One of the great paradoxes in dental office design is whether or not the operatories should have windows or not. From the standpoint of creating a warm and welcoming environment for both patients and staff, having windows that look out onto a pleasant scene is a positive. Being able to see the sun lifts one’s spirits. (I know it sure does …

Dental Crowns: Types of Dental Crowns

[ad_1] There are different types of dental crowns to choose from prior to having crowns placed. You need to discuss the pros and cons of each different type of placement with your dentist before you make your choice. Many people prefer the natural look of porcelain fused to metal, all porcelain, or all ceramic placements. That is because these types …