If you have a fear or phobia of dentists, you are not alone. Often known as ‘Dentophobia’- fear of the dentist is extremely common, in fact, according to the British Dental Association, around 12% of people in the UK suffer from extreme dental anxiety and 25% of the population suffer from some sort of anxiety or fear before visiting the dentist.
If you are someone that has considered dental implants, but are still unsure about the benefits of the treatment, here are ten good reasons why implants are the best available solution to tooth loss…
When Ron Virrill’s baby granddaughter was sat on his lap, she unexpectedly leant back and her head collided with Ron’s front teeth. After experiencing some pain where the impact occurred, he thought everything was fine. Unfortunately, the front tooth later became loose, so Ron visited his dentist to see what could be done:
We are delighted to welcome Natasha Bailey, as the newest addition to the Dental Confidence team.
Natasha joins us as a Dental Hygienist with a wealth of experience, having began her career as a dental nurse in 2005. Natasha graduated in Dental Hygiene & Therapy in 2014, and has worked in various dental environments including the specialist Maxillo-Facial Department at Poole Hospital, treating patients with head and neck cancer, and most recently as a clinical tutor for Dental Hygiene Therapy for students at Portsmouth Dental Academy.
Smiling is a wonderful thing. It can reduce stress, make you more attractive, calm you down, lift a bad mood- you can even make another person happy with a smile!
Smiling has also been proven to improve your health as the endorphins released when you smile can lower blood pressure, reducing levels of stress hormones such as cortisol, dopamine and adrenaline. Furthermore, in a recent survey- it was discovered that those that frequently smiled were more likely to be promoted in their work than those that didn’t.
Wake up to the fact that your sleep problems can be solved….
If you snore or make noises when you sleep, if you are frequently tired in the day or if you suffer irritable mood swings- you may well have ‘sleep apnea’ -a common disorder that causes you to momentarily stop breathing, or take shallow breaths in your sleep.
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Best Patient Care in the South’ and ‘Best Team in the South’ categories at the prestigious ‘Private Dentistry Awards’. The awards, which take place annually, aim to identify, reward and recognise excellence in dentistry.
Injectable procedures are becoming increasingly popular, with millions of people around the world opting to be facially rejuvenated through such treatments as Botox and fillers. In this article- Dental Confidence’s Facial Aesthetician, Sami Stagnell- explains the difference between the two treatments whist answering some of the most commonly asked questions about facial aesthetic treatments…
What exactly are ‘Botox’ and fillers?
The use of Botulinum Toxin (Botox) and fillers are non-surgical means of addressing facial aging by temporarily reducing the visible lines on the face.
In this Patient Focus, Richard Stanbridge, a Dental Confidence patient from Southampton, explains how he had tried dentures, but found they weren't for him. Richard's research led him to discover how implants were a much better option, allowing him to eat what he wanted and smile confidently....
Dental implants have revolutionised the world of dentistry, replacing dentures, bridges and single tooth gaps with a lifelong solution. Here, Dr Peter Sanders explains how dental implants can change the lives of those wearing dentures, offering a permanent solution to loss of teeth, lack of confidence and limitation on lifestyle…
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