What are you looking for in a dentist? It may be exemplary care, a good communicator, a friendly manner, or all three. However, if you have a fear of the dentist then your first priority is probably a professional who understands this. You are not alone. More than 12% of people have a fear of the dentist. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to help. It often requires assistance from a dentist for nervous patients in London, like Dr Bashar.
Dr Bashar is passionate about dentistry in general and he has spent lots of time during his career developing techniques that specifically support patients who have a hard time visiting the dentist. He has the following qualifications: MSc, BDS, LDSRCS (Eng.), Dip.D.Sed, Dip.Clin Hyp, MABCH,MCAHyp. NLP Master Prac., NLP Coach & Trainer. These can be split into three groups to give you a better idea of what they cover:
- MSc, BDS, LDSRCS(Eng.), Dip.D.Sed – these are general dentistry qualifications and they are, respectively: Master of Science, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Licence in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons and Diploma in Dental Sedation. Dr Bashar gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1984 and has been adding to his skillset ever since;
- Dip. Clin Hyp, MABCH, MCAHyp – these are all hypnosis and clinical hypnosis qualifications. It is these that contribute to Dr Bashar’s ability and knowledge around inducing a relaxed state in his patients. Clinical hypnosis has been in use for nearly 200 years and it is now accepted as beneficial for patients in many medical circumstances.
- NLP Master Prac., NLP Coach & Trainer – NLP stands for neuro-linguistic programming and it covers techniques that are used to redesign someone’s understanding and perception of their circumstances using the language through which their mind understands the world.
Qualifications are important when choosing your health professional but it’s what they choose to do with them that counts. Dr Bashar is committed to releasing as many people as possible from their fear of the dentist so he developed Enjoyable Dentistry Technique™. During his many years in practice, he has witnessed this technique transforming the patient experience at the dentist for nervous patients in London.