I heard this interesting statement the other day – “Ignoring a patient’s fear of dentistry will not make the fear […]
Imagine walking into your child’s room to find a stranger choking your child. Fear, panic and an immediate response would be instant, of course with a heroic end and a safe child. However, it is common to let our children snore, effectively choking, each night without investigation or treatment.
As dentists we are the gateway to the mouth. We see our patients regularly, we monitor their development and we should know the signs of sleep disordered breathing. And when we do, we can make a change in our patients lives.
Paediatrics and I have a love hate relationship. It’s still one of the few things on my schedule that I […]