Who Would Benefit From Cosmetic Dentistry?

Posted on: 31 August 2015

There are many benefits to be reaped from cosmetic dentistry aside from having a better smile, more confidence and self esteem, etc. With innovative, new technologies such as Invisalign orthodontic treatments and improved teeth whitening procedures, cosmetic dentistry sure has come a long way over recent years. It has now given you a way to deal with many oral health problems that could cause even greater issues later on in life.  [Read More]

Dental Work and Past Sexual Trauma Triggers: Things You Can Do to Help

Posted on: 21 August 2015

If you were a victim of sexual abuse, you may find yourself triggered at seemingly unrelated moments such as when you are in a dental chair. Actually, dental appointments can often trigger PTSD symptoms due to things such as being in a room with someone who has more power than you, being in a supine position, being unable to talk or feeling restrained. If you are experiencing sexual abuse triggers when you are at the dentist's office, you are not alone, and there are things you can do to make the situation easier for you. [Read More]

You Don't Have To Pick The Pick: The Benefits (And Drawbacks) Of Ultrasonic Scalers

Posted on: 28 July 2015

If you ask anybody who fears their dental appointments why they're afraid of them, it's a safe best that most of them will talk about the dental instruments involved. The vast array of picks, scrapers, drills and chisels would not look entirely out of place in a medieval torture chamber, and while the science of dentistry has advanced to such a degree that the pain and discomfort involved has been drastically reduced, these cold titanium instruments can still be a chilling sight for some. [Read More]

Afraid Of The Dentist? Try Hypnosis

Posted on: 29 June 2015

Many people approach their routine dental visits with some degree of trepidation, but some are truly terrified of the experience no matter how gentle and pleasant their dentist is.  Really nervous patients welcome sedation for a simple check-up, and even undergo general anaesthesia for a routine filling.  Now some dentists are trying a new approach to help fearful patients: clinical hypnosis.  So, what does this entail and can it work for you? [Read More]