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Dogtor Gizmo THD

Dogtor Gizmo THD

I am a Dental Therapy Dog that loves to make people smile! I work at Sleep Dentistry Erie with Dr. Kevin Mahoney. My job is to help patients with dental anxiety and phobias get through their dental treatments with hugs and cuddles. I would also like to visit sick children in hospitals and lonely Seniors in nursing homes. Come see me at Sleep Dentistry Erie for your next dentist appointment with Dr. Kevin Mahoney!

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Recent Posts

Teething Relief: A Pediatric Dental Care Plan During Tooth Eruption

March 25th, 2020, 10:43 AM

Teething occurs throughout a child’s first 2 to 3 years of life as primary (deciduous teeth) erupt through the gums. As your child endures this at-times painful process, it’s important for parents to practice the safest teething relief methods and establish a quality pediatric dental care plan to preserve baby teeth until permanent (adult) teeth replace them later in childhood. 

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The Benefits of Dental Therapy Dogs (featuring Dogtor Gizmo)

February 20th, 2020, 5:18 PM

Dental therapy dogs(such as Dogtor Gizmo) are finding their way into more and more dental offices around the country. Learn how they help patients with dental anxiety or phobia.

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How To Overcome Dental Anxiety: It’s A Collaborative Effort

January 30th, 2020, 5:36 PM

Dental anxiety affects an estimated 20 percent or more of dental patients. Both patient and dentist have a role to play in the management of dental anxiety and its more intense form — dental phobia.

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