It is estimated that approximately 45% to
58% of all patients attending for dental treatment will exhibit symptoms of anxiety either in the dental environment or prior
to entering the dental environment. For some these symptoms are severe and are expressed as an overt phobia, which will
lead to avoidance of dental treatment, resulting in deterioration in the patients dental health. In the region of six
million people in the U.K. suffer from dental phobia. There really is no need for you to be one of them.
THE MAIN USES OF HYPNOSIS IN DENTISTRY.
co-operation from patients.
3---The reduction of anxiety and fear.
4---The preparation of the patient for local
or general anaesthesia.
5---The production of analgesia.
6---The production of amnesia.
7---The control of
8---The control of bleeding.
9---The control of salivation.
10--The induction of muscular rigidity
of the jaw and neck.
11--The extension of the period of analgesia.
12--The toleration of impression taking without
gagging or sickness.
13--Improvement of the effort necessary for the wearing of prosthetic or orthodontic appliances.
How do you Feel?
Hypnosis is acknowledged as an effective intervention in the treatment of dental anxieties and phobia. It is also an
effective intervention for other dental problems, as well as helping patients to comply with dental health recommendations.
Most patients who visit their dentist are in some condition of fear, hypnosis can be employed to reduce the fear of any