A good smile can brighten up the room. People who frequently smile are perceived to be more in control, at ease and attractive than those who don’t (Lau, 1982). However, a genuine smile may do more than just improve your appearance. New research has found a strong connection between smiling and your general health and well-being. So, if you are reluctant to smile due to self consciousness or embarrassment over your smile, it can be hurting more than social life. It may be affecting your overall well being.
About ten percent of all adults in America are believed to have some level of dental phobia. The stress caused by the sights, smells, and sounds of a dental office may cause more anxiety for some patients than they can handle. In fact, of all the phobias, dental anxiety is considered to be one of […]
While we all want our kids to have good dental habits, it’s challenging without having a hint of how to do that. To help, Dr. Miller and our staff at Community Dental Group offer these 7 straight-forward suggestions: 1. An Early Start: As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, make daily cleaning a habit. […]