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Don’t let fear stop you smiling

Monday: dental appointment. Is there another date in the diary guaranteed to strike fear into the heart of so many? Why is it that so many of us who positively ooze confidence in the world of business, laugh in the face of the most stressful school run, or spend our weekends courageously abseiling off of […] Read more ›

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Are you a nervous dental patient?

You aren’t on your own, an estimated 10 per cent of us have an exaggerated fear of going to the dentist. After spiders and heights, it is the third most common phobia. [1] Modern dentistry gives no reason for anyone to feel that way. That anxiety can be alleviated even eliminated with a variety of techniques. […] Read more ›