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.
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 […]
New research could signal a future without fillings, but what about the dentist’s drill?
Does the thought of going to the dentist make you shudder? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. But help could be on the way for the one in four people who suffer from dental anxiety. Stem cells: the key to tooth repair Stem cells are often heralded as the future of […]
For some people the prospect of going for even a simple check up is a cause for great anxiety and dread.
There very few people who relish a trip to the dentist, but for some people the prospect of going for even a simple check up is a cause for great anxiety and dread. Having a dental phobia can have serious long term dental health consequences, and can even leave you […]