Somewhere between 5% and 8% of Americans avoid going to the dentist out of fear. That’s quite a large number of patients! To give your dental practice a competitive edge, consider tailoring your services specifically toward fearful patients. This article will give you some suggestions for specific “no fear dentistry” services you can offer to help patients overcome their fears and get the dental care they need.
Traditional Western medicine offers solutions to a variety of dental problems: fillings, root canals, extractions, and bi-annual professional cleanings. However, it’s possible to think beyond the traditional in dental care: there are natural remedies that can be combined with these approaches to dentistry to alleviate symptoms, protect teeth, heal gum tissue, and improve patients’ experiences of treatment and recovery. In this post, we’ll look at some examples of homeopathic remedies for typical oral diseases and symptoms.