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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Hello again from Sommerfly!   We are excited to hear from Hollie Marron, occupational therapist, one of our newest Sommerfly blog contributors. She brings you tips this week to help with increasing your sense of calm for dental visits. October is National Dental Hygiene Month. For some of us adults who experience dental anxiety and sensory sensitivities (or both which is quite common!), just thinking about a visit to the dentist can bring on anxiety, dread, or even total avoidance. Here are some tips to help you take charge and prepare for your next dental visit:  Use your sensory smarts to...

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