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Help! My teenager is refusing to smile! | The Dentists Blog
General health and wellbeing

Help! My teenager is refusing to smile!

I remember the first time a parent came to talk to me about their child not wanting to smile. She told me her 13-year-old had asked her to remove photos on Facebook “Because when I smile, I look ugly”, a statement no parent wants to hear

My child refuses the dentist!  | The Dentists Blog
General health and wellbeing

My child refuses the dentist!  

What can I do to help my child through their dental anxiety? 

They are often feeling unsure or scared, which is very natural. They are simply scared of the unknown, the noises and the unfamiliar and sterile environment.  

 

 

Dental Anxiety: Nobody loves going to the dentists | The Dentists Blog
General health and wellbeing

Dental Anxiety: Nobody loves going to the dentists 

Learn how to better prepare yourself for your visit to the dentist 

Dental fear is more common than you might think: up to 90% of patients we see show some degree of dental anxiety.  

Working with you rather than working on you | The Dentists Blog
General health and wellbeing

Working with you rather than working on you

What your dentist should do if you have dental anxiety 

We all know it, that feeling we get when we need to go to the dentist. Perhaps you haven’t been in a while, or you know that you might need something a bit more than a regular clean.

The Power of a Smile | The Dentists Blog
Happiness for life

The Power of a Smile

 Are you underestimating the power of your smile? Find out how to unleash the happiness superpower that's right under your nose.

“The Perfect Smile” is in the eye of the beholder, or is it? | The Dentists Blog
Happiness for life

“The Perfect Smile” is in the eye of the beholder, or is it?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder is a popular saying, but is it right? Where does the perfect smile come from?

Start the spread of smiles | The Dentists Blog
Happiness for life

Start the spread of smiles

Imagine a world where smiling is the norm. No matter where you look, people are smiling and happy.

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