How to Mindfully Tackle Your Fear of the Dentist
17 April 2015
For many people, the idea of visiting their dentist for a simple check-up is enough to make them feel tense, full of anxiety, and with off the scale fear levels. And when a fear is that deeply rooted, it can be difficult to know exactly how to overcome it.
Over recent years, mindfulness and meditation have become areas of great interest for people seeking a calmer and more relaxed life, and although these practices are great for a person's general well-being, they can also most certainly have an effect on specific things such as an overwhelming fear of sitting in the dentist's chair.
Do You Really Need to Stop Your Child from Sucking Their Thumb?
20 March 2015
Sucking on their mother's breast or the teat of a bottle is comforting, provides nourishment and allows for bonding between baby and parent. It's no wonder that the desire to suck is strong in a baby. This is why they will suck your finger, and their thumb, a habit which can start as early as week 29 in the pregnancy. As thumb sucking can give a child comfort as they grow, do you really need to wean them off the habit?
How to Work as a Forensic Dentist
20 February 2015
The field of dentistry has evolved over the years into an overwhelmingly wide field. One of the newer areas in dentistry is forensic dentistry. This branch involves use of forensic knowledge to identify individuals or even help to solve crime by analyzing dental evidence and bite marks. A forensic dentist's input is crucial when it comes to criminology, where criminals are careful not to leave fingerprints or get caught in surveillance cameras, but engage in some struggle that involves bites.
Answers To Questions Frequently Asked About Invisalign
19 January 2015
Invisalign is a remarkable method of correcting dental misalignments. It has been available since 1999 and millions of patients around the world have been able to enjoy new smiles, without the complications of traditional braces. When there is a need to straighten teeth and patients are given the choice between Invisalign and metal braces, there can be a lot of questions. Often times patients have questions regarding things such as what Invisalign is and how much it costs.