Dental Anxiety

How You Can Really Change the Script to Be a Better Patient

One of the most common pieces of advice you will get to improve your life these days sounds simple enough: change the script. They argue that in our lives we follow certain scripts that control and limit our behaviors. All we have to do is rewrite our stories to get out of our ruts and ... Read full story>>>

By |September 19th, 2018|Dental Anxiety, Feel Better|

Why Modern Medicine Is So Stressful

People have likely always been afraid of the doctor to some extent. Doctors are associated with illness and death, so some level of anxiety is natural. But modern medicine is more stressful than it needs to be. Many people are terrified of going to the doctor or dentist. That’s why working with a [link id='31' ... Read full story>>>

Can Dentists Smell Your Fear?

There are lots of good reasons to control your dental anxiety when you see the dentist. It makes for a more pleasant experience, can help you get numb more easily, lets you avoid muscle tension and gagging. But new research shows another reason why you should control your dental anxiety: your dentist can actually smell ... Read full story>>>

The Most Anxiety-Inducing Dental Procedures

Dental anxiety is very common, and it can have the negative consequence of causing people to avoid getting needed dental care, which leads to poorer oral health. To understand how best to help patients overcome dental anxiety, it’s important to understand which procedures cause patients the most anxiety. We ... Read full story>>>

Soldier Hopeful Gift of NuCalm Will Help Overcome Drug Addiction

For many soldiers, serving their country comes at a terrible price to their bodies and minds. The rest of us should do what we can to pay veterans back for their service and help them manage the consequences of their injuries. And that’s what Wellington, FL NuCalm dentist Dr. Marianna Kaufman did. ... Read full story>>>