Distraction techniques for managing dental anxiety in children and adolescents

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This review assessing whether distraction techniques reduce children’s/adolescent’s anxiety and fear during dental treatment included 20 RCTs providing very low certainty evidence that these techniques have a positive effect.

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Relax, reduce stress and improve your wellbeing with new podcasts from the Mental Health Foundation

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The Mental Health Foundation have added a new podcast to their excellent collection.  It’s called progressive relaxation for better sleep and it supports the mental health awareness campaign they are running this week to promote the importance of sleep and relaxation. There are now 14 podcasts in the series, which have been produced over the [read the full story…]