Meet Julie. She had braces done in our clinic before many years ago. But unfortunately for her, she stopped wearing her retainers and lost them after a while. The result of not wearing retainers usually ends up with a bit of relapse of her teeth…
Tag: tooth fillings
It has been so many years since I last saw this patient of mine and he told me that his front fillings had came off for quite some time. He was unwell, hence the absence and now that he’s better he came to get the…
This lovely patient of mine, Mrs. Linda came to me after her husband told her that he had the most wonderful dental session with me. He actually fell asleep throughout the whole treatment when I did his scaling and fillings. He woke up with cleaner, shinier and natural looking teeth; thus decided his wife should go through the same procedure!
Mrs. Linda was of course reluctant, scared and a bit nervous about getting treatment done (as do all patients).
I only had 30 minutes with her, so I took the opportunity to change her front two fillings first. I assured her a quick treatment session, but huge changes!
Knowing that she was nervous, I knew she needed to get a boost of confidence by giving her a better smile. And FAST!
And with 30 minutes, I managed to her smile to change, increased her confidence with receiving dental treatment, and uplifted her spirits!
It helps plenty that the trust is built initially. Sometimes starting small can be helpful enough to make it easier for patients to come for their required treatments. Don’t you think?
It was fillings done so many years back. It had stayed in its’ place and fulfilled its’ purpose without giving any problem until now. Pain? No, there’s no pain at all ever since the day the fillings were done. So, what is the problem? Ahhaa…the…