Blog tag: dental anxiety

Could VR cure your dental phobia?

Virtual reality looks set to revolutionise our leisure time. But new research suggests it could even affect our experience at the dentist, especially if you suffer from dental phobia.
Could VR cure your dental phobia - Notting Hill Dentist Number 18 Dental

Scientists have been hard at work trying to find out whether virtual reality headsets could help some anxious patients overcome their fear of the dentist. And it seems to have paid off! But there’s a catch. Published in the Environment and Behaviour journal, this research found that patients in the […]

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What do you think about in the dentist’s chair?

We address some of the most common thoughts and worries that go through patients’ minds while they're in the dentist's chair...

Sitting in the dentist’s chair might not be everyone’s favourite experience – but at our comfortable and modern dental practice in Notting Hill, we try to make it so! This week we offer our insight into some of the most common thoughts that patients have while they’re waiting for treatment… […]

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10 ways to overcome fear of the dentist

It might be the season of fright but for some of our patients fear of the dentist lasts all year long. If that's you, we’ve got some top tips to get you back in the dentist’s chair

Does the thought of going to the dentist leave you spooked? We want all our patients to feel as relaxed as possible. That’s why we’ve put together 10 tips and facts to take the fright out of your visit. You’re not alone! Did you know one in four people have […]

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The future of dental hygiene is here!

We’re delighted to bring some of the latest dental technology to Number 18 Dental. Find out how the EMS Air-Flow system of air polishing can benefit your smile…

Isn’t it great when you visit the hygienist and she leaves your teeth clean, stain-free and silky soft? Well, now Number 18 patients can experience this on a whole new level. Our recently installed EMS Air-Flow system means we can give your teeth the best possible clean during dental and […]

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