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Parents are primarily responsible for children have dental fear


Parents are primarily responsible for children have dental fear

Going to the dentist really is one of the obligations of life that most people would avoid, if possible. After the scene of needles, noises and a coat of person is not one of the most attractive and almost portrays the pain. Among numerous studies that attempt to quantify how many are afraid to go to the dentist, the figures are around 50%. When it comes to odontofobia - those who do not go to the dentist no way out of fear - the number varies between 15% s 20%. The concern is that to give up dental treatment, the incidence of tooth decay and other oral diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis is significantly higher. To prevent your child to be an inserted this odontofobic adult population, just be aware of some attitudes and get in touch with the professional as soon as possible. The first visits should occur as soon as the first teeth born. Thus, the dentist will teach parents how to sanitize them and preserve them for the child to have both healthy dentition. The professional can also create the bond of affection with his new patient, which is paramount. For the dentist Luiza Ferrari Benetti, the ideal is that going to the office to happen naturally, with much talk and room for doubt of the whole family. "Children do not feel intimidated when visiting the dentist of course, but it is essential that his first contacts do not involve situations of dental emergencies, but check-ups of introduction of sanitization" he says. Dentist is not a monstroSem realize parents can negatively influence their children and develop in them the fear of going to the dentist. A child who only goes to the office in emergencies and times of pain, probably would not like the experience, like going to the hospital, for example. Another important thing is that parents do not use going to the dentist as a threat. "Do not tell your child that if he did not brush your teeth, it will take you to the dentist the start," explains Luiza. According to the specialist, pediatric dentists are studying various approach techniques to care for the health of small, but it is basically necessary for the child to feel safe and show sympathy for the professional. The important thing is to teach parents and children to take care of teeth is a basic act of hygiene and make it pleasurable. "This can be done with entertaining explanations for that, rather than making the mechanical act to sanitize the teeth, understand why and how to do it correctly." The dentists Luciana Saraiva uses motivational cartoon that patients can watch while doing the treatment, as well as DVDs with children's films that the patient chooses. Do not pass their trauma forward. The behavior of children is often a reflection of the feelings of the parents before the professional, so if the adult has difficulty feeling comfortable with a dentist that trauma must be worked out and resolved. Luciana Saraiva warns that parents should avoid comments on experiences of fears and traumas in front of children so as not to influence them. Usually when odontofobia is already installed, it comes with major dental problems and low self-esteem. "We must return to oral health and happiness to smile to that person, with specific treatments, aid deep sedation and therapies," says Luciana. Technology to drive away the fear Research from Brunel University in London points out that 30% of patients avoid or delay the visit to the dentist because of the drill noise. To end the problem, a device, like a headset eliminates the sound of the drill and also allows the patient to listen to music and the voice of the dentist. The invention is a King's College London team and Brunel universities and London South Bank. The device has a microphone and a chip that analyzes the drill sound frequency. It then produces an inverted frequency that neutralizes the noise. We hope that the novelty will soon arrive here.

Source: Terra Uol. Accessed on: 09/02/2015. Available in: