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“Painless Dentistry”: Helping Patients Overcome Fear of the Dentist

We live in an exciting era to be practicing dentistry. With recent developments and enhancements in dental implants, CAD/CAM restorations, esthetic dentistry advancements, Botox and Restylane, high-tech root canal therapy, CT imaging, etc., dentists are on the cusp of meeting and surpassing our patients’ needs and expectations. However, in our zest to use the most up-to-date equipment and techniques, we can sometimes forget that patients’ dental fears and anxieties can prevent them from getting the care they need.