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It can be hard for children to understand anxiety, which is part of what makes it so scary. When you have a child with anxiety or phobias, it may be tempting to avoid things that that trigger that anxiety, but this teaches children avoidance, … [Read more...] about The Best Way to Deal with Your Child’s Dental Anxiety
If you are putting off a root canal due to fear or anxiety, it may lead to a serious infection. For most patients, a root canal sounds a little overwhelming. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be. If you are afraid of the pain associated … [Read more...] about Do I Need Sedation Dentistry for a Root Canal?