Managing Bruxism With The Berkeley Dental Clinic
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Do you tend to grind your teeth? Have you noticed your loved one grinding teeth at night? Teeth grinding or bruxism can affect anyone and cause a number of problems including sleep disorders, stress, migraines, earaches pain in shoulders, back, neck and other types of pain.
Studies have suggested that people are often unaware that they grind their teeth and that in a number of occasions it happens during the night.
If you tend to grind your teeth you are at risk of developing Temperomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD). TMD can cause clicking or locking of the jaw joint and heavily wear down your teeth.
Dr Mike Gow has recorded a special CD that can help you to stop clenching and grinding your teeth. The audio lasts for 60 minutes and helps you to relax and think positively and control your mind.
Dr Gow is a well-known dentist from Glasgow and a highly trained and experienced dental hypnotherapist. He has helped a number of people from all over the country and abroad to overcome their teeth grinding and dental anxiety problems. If you would like to find out more about Mike you can visit his website.
You can purchase CD on eBay for as little as £15 and start changing your teeth grinding habits right away.
If you would like to find out more about teeth grinding or our dental clinic in Glasgow contact us on 0141 564 1900.
Experience at the Berkeley Clinic
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Every year the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow welcomes dental students from all over UK and Scotland to get some dental experience at the practice. Students apply for the opportunity to shadow the award winning team and to explore a specific area of interest in more depth.
This year we have been visited by a group of dental students from Dundee Dental School who have spent some time with Dr Mike Gow. Dr Gow has presented a lecture on the dental anxiety management techniques. Dental students have observed sedation, hypnosis, cerec and dental anxiety management cases. They have spent a week at the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow learning about the most advanced dental technology, patient care and shadowing our clinical care team.
Many of them are now off to far flung places to continue their elective studies armed with 150 toothbrushes to donate to children and patients in deprived areas all over the world.
We would like to wish them the best of luck in their studies and future career. It was nice having you here!
If you would like to find out more, click the following link for Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow .
The World Congress Of Psychosomatic Medicine
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
Did you know that Dr Mike Gow is one of the key organisers of The World Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine which will be held in Glasgow SECC in 2015? The World Congress is organized every two years. It will be a first time for the congress to be held in Scotland, UK.
Last week Dr Mike Gow has been interviewed by Brigitte Postel who is a correspondent of French Dental Journal ‘L’Independentaire’. Brigitte was interested to hear about The International Society of Dental Anxiety Management, The World Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine and to see The Berkeley Clinic. The article will be published towards the end of the summer.
If you would like to find out more about The World Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine please visit the website or call +44 (0) 141 945 6880.
Do you have dental anxiety?
Monday, April 28th, 2014
Do you have a dental anxiety or fear? Would you like to overcome it and have any dental treatment in comfort? Have you ever heard about the benefits of dental hypnosis? Well, the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow can help you.
Earlier on this year Dr Mike Gow has been featured on the BBC Horizon documentary ‘The Power of Placebo’ and BBC Radio 5. He has demonstrated his abilities to extract teeth without local anaesthetic. Dr Gow used dental hypnosis instead. You can see the video with Mike here.
What is dental hypnosis and how can it help you? Dental hypnosis is used to reduce dental anxiety, discomfort, and even can help to control pain. It is especially beneficial when the patient doesn’t want or can’t take a local anaesthetic during his dental treatment. Through the years Dr Mike Gow has adapted and developed a wide variety of hypnotherapy techniques to help anxious or phobic dental patients. Hypnosis is an extremely valuable tool that helps to make dental treatment experience more comfortable and relaxing.
Recently BBC Horizon has released a CD about the power of human’s mind and hypnotherapy. We would like to thank BBC Horizon team for sending us a CD!
Dr Mike Gow says: ‘Many thanks again to the team at BBC Horizon. It was great to work with them and have the opportunity to demonstrate some of what is possible with hypnosis on national television’.
If you have a dental anxiety or fear don’t hesitate to contact Dr Mike Gow and the Berkeley Clinic on 0141 564 1900.
The Berkeley Clinic – Best In The Land
Friday, March 7th, 2014
A Clinical Director of the Berkeley Clinic Dr Jamie Newlands and a Clinical Director of the dental anxiety management Dr Mike Gow have been interviewed about the success of the Berkeley Clinic by the Dentistry Magazine. You can read a full interview in the March edition of the prestigious Dentistry Magazine or if you click on The Berkeley Clinic.
The Berkeley Clinic is an award winning dental centre located in the West End area of Glasgow. The clinic has won over 17 industry leading awards including ‘Practice of the Year UK’ and ‘Private Practice of the Year UK’ in 2013. If you are looking for the best dental care in Glasgow contact us today and book an appointment with our award winning team.
The Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow can offer you a wide variety of services including dental implants, crowns, veneers, dental bridge, dentures, teeth whitening, teeth straightening, braces, Inman Aligner, teeth extraction, wisdom tooth removal, facial rejuvenation treatments and the revolutionary fat freezing treatment Coolsculpting. The dental clinic in Glasgow is using the most advanced digital technologies such as CEREC which allows to undertake the majority of dental treatments in a single visit. Dr Jamie Newlands says: ‘Having a clinical dental technician means we can offer same-day implants, where appropriate. We have more dental implant surgeons on board, we can provide sonic welding and we have a dedicated hypnosis suite’. If you would like to find out more about our treatments and services simply call us on 0141 564 1900.
Dr Mike Gow Is Featured On BBC Horizon Documentary
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Are you looking for a highly experienced dentist who could help you to manage your dental anxiety, fears and phobias? Would you like to finally overcome your fear of a dentist and be able to have a beautiful and healthy smile? Dr Mike Gow has been working with nervous patients from all over the world with various problems and levels of dental anxiety.
Dr Mike Gow has received a number of prestigious dental industry awards including ‘Best Young Dentist UK’, ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year’ and ‘Best Treatment of Nervous Patients’. Recently he has been featured on the BBC Horizon documentary ‘The Power of Placebo’ and BBC Radio 5. Dr Gow demonstrated that it is possible to extract teeth without local anaesthetic, but instead just using dental hypnosis. Yes, just hypnosis and no local anaesthetic! You can read about it in the Sun Newspaper or watch a full documentary. Mike has appeared on BBC documentaries before where he has used dental hypnosis to place dental implants. You can watch a short video of the procedure here.
Mike has spent many years training to help people manage their dental anxieties and overcome their biggest dental fears. In the year of 2009 he was voted 6th most influential dentist in the UK by readers of ‘Dentistry’ magazine. Dr Gow is committed to providing highest level of care to the patients of the Berkeley Clinic and helping them to overcome their dental fears and phobias. If you would like to find out more about Dr Gow or know anyone who could benefit from his experience and skills visit his website www.whatfear.com/. Book a consultation today on 0141 564 1900.