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Friday, 11 November 2011

Acupuncture Eliminate Fear the Dentist

THERE IS a new way for you who are still afraid to visit the dentist. Researchers have found that acupuncture can help calm patients who fear while in the dentist's room.

There were about 20 people experience feelings of extreme fear and anxiety that just because the thought visiting the dentist. Therefore, some people even decide to postpone or altogether reluctant to go to the dentist.

In previous studies also have found that up to one third of patients have anxiety about dental care.

All patients aged 40's and experiencing anxiety and fear going to the dentist for two to 30tahun. Level of anxiety experienced by patients were evaluated before and after treatment using a questionnaire called the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI).

Each patient was described as moderately or extremely anxious to go to the dentist. Many of them have tried to conquer the fear Uses of dental sedation, relaxation techniques, and hypnosis.

The acupuncture treatment performed with a needle that is inserted in two specific acupuncture points, above the head for 5 minutes before the dental examination.

Acupuncture performed by a dentist himself, are all members of the British Dental Acupuncture Society


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