6 Ways to Control Fear and Anxiety

Hello my friends.  In my last article I spoke about my FEAR AND ANXIETY experience I had as a child.  Well this experience, even though, was a very unpleasant one at the time created a very serious approach to fearful and anxious patients in my practices. There are several excellent modalities to controlling fear and anxiety.  I would like to give you my top six list of best ways to control fear and anxiety: Number 6:   Have a candid conversation with your dentist about the fear and and anxiety you’re having.  You should let the...

Dads’ dental fear may be passed on to their children

Dads’ dental fear may be passed on to their childrenA father who is afraid to go to the dentist is likely to pass on his fear to his children, say Spanish researchers. Although the researchers at Rey Juan Carolos University of Madrid say that previous studies have identified an association between fear levels of parents and children, no study has focused on the different roles of mothers and fathers in passing dental fear to children. In a study published in the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, scientists surveyed...

Dental Fear

DENTAL FEAR…. by Dr. Ilya Zak This is one of the top problems patients have in coming to the dentist and one of the top comments we hear from the patients. My name is Dr. Ilya Zak and I would like to share a personal story which actually propelled me into the profession when I was a child. I was 6 years old and growing up in Russia.  One morning my tooth started hurting me a great deal.  My mom scheduled me to see a dentist.  This place was a large dental clinic in the middle of Moscow set up in a hospital type setting.  It was 4 stories...