Posts Tagged ‘ Comfortable Dentistry ’

Dealing with Excessive Tooth Sensitivity

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry If you suffer from excessive tooth sensitivity, you may be less inclined to visit Dr. Mulder for routine dental cleanings and examinations. You may also find yourself refusing to consider options that may enhance and beautify your smile for fear of the discomfort treatment may cause. Both of these… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

What Causes Dental Phobia?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry According to the DSM, around 4% of the population suffers from dental phobia. This places dental phobia equal with acrophobia (fear of heights) and ophidiophobia (fear of snakes). However, the American Dental Association suggests that dental phobia affects closer to 10% of the population. No matter which statistic you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 11 2015

Sleep vs. Sedation Dentistry

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry If you suffer from dental phobia or have any issues that prevent your seeking dental care, you may be an ideal candidate for sedation dentistry. With this option, Grand Rapids dentist Dr. Jerry Mulder can help you feel completely at ease but still capable of responding to basic directives.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 11 2015

Get Comfy in the Dentist Chair for Christmas

12 Days of Christmas – Day 9 On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a stress-free dental visit Take a cue from the warm holiday spirit and start the new year with a new approach to your dental visits: stress-free. We know that a visit to the dentist can bring about… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2015

First Trip to the Dentist

The dentist is definitely your friend – and your children’s friend too! Maintaining regular check-ups with Dr. Mulder is one of the best ways to help keep smiles healthy and that’s why it’s so important that first trips to the dentist are good ones. We understand that, and we work hard to make kids’ first… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

How to Make Your Visit to the Dentist More Relaxing

A visit to the dentist doesn’t have to be something to dread. In fact, it’s something to feel good about: in terms of your health, visiting the dentist is one of the best things you can do to help prevent disease, live a long life, and keep your smile healthy. Visiting our office should be… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

Sedation Dentistry

About Sedation Dentistry Sedation dentistry is one of the most effective ways to deal with issues such as dental phobia and anxiety. This option is also ideal for patients who will be required to remain seated during longer procedures or those who have: An overactive gag reflex Difficulties getting numb A dislike of the sights,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015

Sedation Dentistry – Dental Visits Without Anxiety

The benefits of sedation dentistry If the thought of a dental visit makes you nervous – you aren’t alone! According to the American Dental Association, over 100 million Americans experience some form of fear or anxiety about going to the dentist. Feeling uneasy over an upcoming visit is normal, but that feeling can be reduced.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015