5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety Dr. Christine Hansen • Palo Alto, California Missing dental appointments due to phobias not only can prolong your dental discomfort, but it can also add to your anxiety because you may feel guilty for missing dental offices. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you relax…

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Christine Hansen DDS, Palo Alto, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something to…

Dental Myths Debunked!

Dental Myths Debunked! Palo Alto Dentist  “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral heath. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the morning…