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Lost trust in dentists?

Building trust is a big part of the journey for many people overcoming dental anxiety. Often bad previous experiences make this particularly challenging. Trust isn’t something that should be assumed by a dental team or should it be expected to happen automatically. It has to be earned and it can take time. That is OK.…

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Regret length of time not visiting a dentist?

People often regret the length of time they have waited before visiting a dentist because of their anxiety. In this short clip, Dr Mike Gow explains how while we cannot change the past, we can make changes today that will positively impact our future! There is really no reason to be embarrassed about visiting your…

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Embarrassed about your teeth?

Embarrassment is a common concern for people with dental anxiety, fear or phobia, many of whom haven’t seen a dentist for many years. In this short clip Dr Mike Gow explains that dentists who understand dental anxiety will not judge or lecture you. They will listen to what your goals are, reassure you about your…

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Dental Sedation Myth Busting (Part 3)

Dental Sedation – Dr Kaila Girvan describes what happens when a patient undergoes sedation. This is part 3 of 3 videos so that patients can feel relaxed about their dental procedures under sedation. Dental sedation is an option for patients undergoing dental treatments. It is not suitable for everyone and not appropriate for every treatment,…

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What is Dental Sedation (Part 2)

Dental Sedation – Dr Kaila Girvan describes what happens when a patient undergoes sedation. This is part 2 of 3 videos so that patients can feel relaxed about their dental procedures under sedation. Dr Kaila Girvan discusses Dental Sedation as part of a dental procedure. If you are considering a dental treatment, then it may…

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What is Dental Sedation? (Part 1)

Part 1 of 3 videos on Dental Sedation – Dr Kaila Girvan describes what happens when a patient undergoes sedation.

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Bruxism: What is it?

Have you noticed your teeth wearing down? Do you suffer from headaches, earaches and inflamed gums? You might be suffering from Bruxism. What does bruxism look like? Commonly known as grinding your teeth, bruxism is fairly common. It can have a huge impact on the look and health of your teeth. Around 10% of adults…