Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist | Everyday Health

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits.

Source: Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist | Everyday Health

There are quite a handful of people who are afraid of the dentist. It is a common fear but one you should learn to overcome. The dentist is there to help you keep your oral health in top shape and it really is not a scary place to be. This article talks about how to tackle this fear!

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
www.anchoragedentist.com

 

Brushing only partly protects children’s teeth – BBC News

A study of almost 4,000 pre-school children shows snacking habits are most strongly associated with decay.

Source: Brushing only partly protects children’s teeth – BBC News

Dental decay in children’s teeth have shown to be more prevalent when snacking all day rather than just eating 3 meals in the day. It also shows that brushing does not fully protect children’s teeth. Check out this article to find out more.

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Healthy Gums, Healthy Body | Synapse

It’s likely that you evaluate the status of your teeth on a daily basis. You smile in front of the mirror to pinpoint any stains, plaque, or stubborn food particles that have found a new home between your teeth.

Source: Healthy Gums, Healthy Body | Synapse

Do you ever wonder why your gums bleed or what that even means? Keeping your gums healthy is very important to your overall health. Gums should actually not bleed even when poked and prodded at. To learn more about your gums, check out this article above.

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Sit, stay, brush: Golden retriever helps teach kids oral hygiene habits in Kentucky

Dr. Matthew Riley knows elementary school students aren’t usually captivated by spiels on oral hygiene.

Source: Sit, stay, brush: Golden retriever helps teach kids oral hygiene habits in Kentucky

If this doesn’t gets kids to brush their teeth, I don’t know what will. A golden retriever helps teach kids oral hygiene habits in Kentucky. Check out this article to read more about this!

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