Reducing Dental Anxiety With Non-Drug Alternatives

Millions of people around the world suffer from dental phobia, in some cases so severely that they avoid the dentist all together. Fortunately, there have been many developments in the field of sedation dentistry to medically assist patients in receiving the care they so desperately need. Yet for some, drug interventions are not the best option, leading scientists to explore … Read More

Study: Virtual Reality Helps Ease Dental Anxiety

A recent study published in the journal Environment & Behaviour shows promise for the use of virtual reality in the treatment of anxious and fearful dental patients. According to a recent Science Daily article, a team of researchers at the Universities of Plymouth, Exeter and Birmingham teamed with the Torrington Dental Practice in Devon, England to determine if virtual experiences … Read More