Mental health resources for patients and dental professionals.
Helping dental patients and practitioners to recognize, understand, and overcome dental anxiety and trauma.
Learn about trauma to create an informed environment
Tools and practices to guide patient care
Created in collaboration between BCDHA and BCACC
By gaining a practical understanding of trauma, we can recognize it as a physiological response.
This site is a resource to help you to understand trauma-response.
Dental hygienists have collaborated with clinical counsellors to assemble tangible tools & practices to help reduce patient anxiety and pave the way for a better dental experience.
“Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health.” – Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score.
A Collaborative Project
Something about the collaboration between BCDHA and BCACC, with the intention to —provide resources —– mental health — dental.