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How Parent Behavior Affects Children at the Dentist Office

Note: The following story is for illustrative purposes and isn’t meant to refer to any specific patient. Rather, it’s a combination of multiple patient encounters distilled into a single event to simplify the story and protect patient privacy. A 9 year old child was brought to the office for dental treatment with general anesthesia. [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:50:36-05:00December 21st, 2018|Dental Advice, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

An Easter Candy Alternative

Greeting, friends. Easter is nearly here, and perhaps because of the recent snow storm on the first day of spring, I can sense the excitement around the Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville office for spring to finally get here. We’re ready for warmer weather, picnics, blooming flowers, breezy days for flying kites, spring break, and [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:26:16-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Community, Dental Advice, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Finally, a Dental Home for Teens: The Complexities of Teenagers and Oral Health

Hello world. It’s blog time and this month we’re talking about dentistry for teenagers. You know – that messy time of life where everything is awkward and awesome all at once. In a lot of ways, being a teenager is like being caught in No-Man’s Land. You’re not a child anymore, but also not [...]

By |2018-07-23T18:50:49-04:00December 7th, 2017|Dental Advice, Dental Habits, Dentists, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Three Habits That Can Help You Avoid Cavities

I read a book earlier this year called The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg. I read it hoping to gain some insight into creating better habits for myself. My goal was to optimize my routines and become more productive and efficient in my daily life. The book was a fascinating read, and I [...]

The Problem with the Dentist

Wasn’t Today Just Supposed to Be a Cleaning?! There’s a certain type of anxiety every patient experiences when going to the dentist. No, I’m not talking about the discomfort associated with dental treatment, the sound of the drill, or even the sting of the local anesthesia. I’m talking about the anxiety and disappointment of [...]

By |2018-07-23T18:53:40-04:00August 14th, 2017|Community, Dental Advice, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments
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