Daily Archives: March 5, 2021

How to Make Your Dental Visit Less Painful

There are few things that can make you squirm in your seat as much as the sound of a dental drill. Even the scraping and digging that a hygienist does during a regular teeth cleaning can be enough to make you want to bolt out of the office. And it’s even more stressful and painful if you have to get a root canal or a tooth pulled. But there are ways to tame the pain and drown out the negative so your nervous system doesn’t spring into overdrive.
 

 
What is a dental visit like?
Your dentist’s office is a sterile, tidy place. There are instruments of all shapes and sizes, each designed to get deep into your mouth and loosen and/or kill the offending offending object. In your head, you may be picturing a sort…

What You Shouldn’t Eat Before Going To The Dentist

Can I eat before going to the Dentist? It is recommended you do not have anything to eat or drink (except for water) at least 5 hours before your scheduled appointment.
 

 
What you should not eat before going to the dentist
You shouldn’t eat anything that could cause heartburn. You could have heartburn if you are anxious or under stress. For people with heartburn or gastrointestinal issues, it is a good idea to not eat anything when getting an appointment. You could also have acid reflux and this could make you more nervous. You could have heartburn if you are anxious or under stress. For people wi…