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! 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 […]
Overcoming Dental Fear
About Dental Fear Dental fear is another common fear shared by many individuals. Despite the importance of dental care, there are quite many who despise the idea of going to the dentist for a visit. For some people, the pain associated with any type of dental problems is tied up with the fear of that […]