How adults and children can conquer their fear of the dentist

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Gregory A. Stiver, D.D.S., appeared on Friday's FOX 4 Morning Show and gave tips for adults and kids to help get over their anxiety of going to a dental appointment.

Tips for adults:

  •     Have confidence/trust in your doctor
  •     Book an early morning appointment
  •     Mediation and take deep breaths
  •     Constant care
  •     Sedation



Tips for children:

  •     Educate them
  •     Don't talk about needles or shots
  •     Accompany a parent to one of their appointments.
  •     Bring a comfort item.
  •     Reward the child/children.



For more information:

Practice of Dr. Greg Stiver
13643-A Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64145
Phone: (816) 941-7788
Fax: (816) 941-4413

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