Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

Thumb Sucking & Your Child’s Teeth

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Thumb sucking is a very natural and common way for babies to self-soothe. Even as newborns, roughly 90% exhibit some form of hand sucking only two hours after being born.As babies begin to explore more and work to make sense of their world, they try to put pretty much everything in their mouths. Hands are…

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Teeth Grinding & Dental Symptoms Of Stress

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Stress and anxiety. Sometimes it’s hard to escape this troublesome duo and their ill effects on our health. In a September 2020 report, the ADA Health Policy Institute found that more than half of dentists surveyed saw an increase of patients with dental conditions often associated with stress. Dental Side Effects Of Stress Stress can…

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Keep Calm, We’ve Got You Covered!

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Fear of the dentist has been a go-to comedy shortcut in our society for years. But we’re here to tell you that there’s no need to feel anxious when your next dental appointment gets closer on the calendar. With the current level of technology and patient care, we are helping to make those old jokes a…

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