Archive | Music and Dental Surgery

NPR story on Music with Surgery documents the benefits!

Tweet Surgery with music is a topic that I’ve spent that last 25 years writing and speaking about.  It is such an easy yet powerful intervention for the patient who is filled with anxiety and dread Now this wonderful meta-analysis has been published in the “Lancet,” a prestigious and highly respected British medical journal.  I […]

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Healing Music Delivery: What’s Best?

Tweet What is the best method for healing music delivery?  People want to know if live music, recorded music through headphones or speakers is best?  And the fact is, all of the above are viable and effective choices if you want to use the music you love for healing purposes.  As a general rule, live […]

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Music in the Operating Room: For surgeons, this time

Tweet Music and medicine are deeply connected. But what kind of music should your surgeon really be listening to? BY RAHUL PARIKH iStockphoto/lisagagne/Salon PopRX is a new weekly column about the intersection of pop culture and medicine. In 1889 Nietzsche wrote, “Without music life would be a mistake.” As someone who regularly spends a chunk […]

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Surgical Headphones Being Used in More Hospitals

Tweet Surgical Headphones are being used in more and more hospitals.  As people learn about our Surgical Serenity Headphones they want to use them.  People remember reading about them and know  that they will use them if they are told that they need surgery.  That’s exactly what happened with a customer today and she  will be “practicing” with them over […]

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Fear of the Dentist: How much could music headphones help?

Tweet Nearly one-quarter of all Americans avoid dentists because they’re afraid, according to American Dental Association surveys. And the fear comes in many forms. In an attempt to win back fearful patients, dentists like Dr. Eda Ellis in New York offer spa-like services. WSJ’s health columnist Melinda Beck reports. There’s fear of pain, fear of […]

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More Research on the power of music with Dental Surgery

Tweet J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] Musical Intervention Reduces Patients’ Anxiety in Surgical Extraction of an Impacted Mandibular Third Molar. Kyoung Kim Y, Kim SM, Myoung H. Primary Researcher. Abstract PURPOSE: Patients undergoing impacted mandibular third molar (IMTM) extraction often have severe perioperative anxiety, which may lead to increased […]

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