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The Dog That Helps Calm Anxious Children before Dental Treatments

teeth health smile dentist dentalphobia childrenA dog has been helping out at a dentist’s office for a number of years now. The dog named Jojo has been used to calm down children.

Key takeaways:

  • Jojo works as a comfort dog that has been helping out at a dentistry clinic.
  • Jojo’s work is to cuddle and comfort nervous children who anxious of getting dental treatments.
  • Jojo has been in high demand to offer the services even though the dog has limited time to spend at the clinic.

Her ability to sense a child’s nervousness and anxiety is what astounds parents. She puts her head on their lap and offers a paw to hold on to.

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Dr. Sam Etemadi DDS Lund University – Sweden July 1998

Dr Sam Etemadi DDS graduated from Lund University in Sweden with a degree in dental surgery (DDS) in 1998. His career has encompassed both national health and private practice with a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry. Dr Etemadi also has a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) and holds a certificate in endodontology gained from University of Chester.