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How to use virtual reality glasses for dental care?

According to data from the World Health Ministry, the number of people having anxiety to dentists has only risen year by year, in trials conducted in recent years in virtual reality by patients at dentists around the world, studies have found that a dentist's treatment of virtual reality glasses can be a peaceful and relaxing experience for the patient.

Dentists can enjoy a relaxing virtual reality experience after a short preparation period.

Many hospitals in Israel are already making use of virtual reality, many medical projects are dealing with virtual reality, the enormous success has led to the use of virtual reality in the medical field is amazing, now the virtual reality queue in dentistry has also arrived.

A senior virtual reality researcher says: "We designed a relaxing environment that could easily change the patient's atmosphere and feel. For example, dolphins, crabs, bubbles, we can introduce divers when the doctor himself can control the entire patient environment while using the therapy.

VR for Dentists Can also assist children who are anxious about going to the dentist. "We give therapists the ability to create a world with more or fewer stimuli by using virtual reality. It aids in their relaxation and balance." We can add stimuli of infinite variety to children who show indifference. All the child has to do is put on the virtual reality glasses and sit next to the doctor who sees everything, a tablet or smartphone. In this way, the therapist can constantly see what the child sees and gain a better understanding of how to calm the treated child.

Treating virtual reality in pediatric dentistry, in principle, takes only a few minutes, and it is important to note that there is a different treatment method from child to child. Every child has a treatment that suits him. What is really interesting is that the children remember the treatment of virtual reality as a positive experience and they want to try it again? "

There are several serious clinics in the world today that already provide dental care in and unfortunately only now Israel is entering the field late in Israel, according to experts in the field, children who also do a short treatment of virtual reality before entering the doctor will enter if less eager to the dentist.

Associate Professor of Virtual Reality Israel says, the potential of virtual reality in dentistry as a therapeutic tool is being asked, considering the results of the studies. We have seen great enthusiasm in adults, children, dentists themselves, and long-term use of virtual reality glasses can help patients achieve emotional and sensory regulation. That improves their stamina and nerves by concentrating on something else ,Think about it the next time you go to a dentist without :)

The effect of virtual reality glasses on the distraction of kids during dental care seems positive.


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of virtual reality glasses (VR glasses) as an audiovisual distraction technique on dental anxiety, pain perception, and dental behavior triggered during dental treatment in children up to 12 years old. In this study, the research question asked was: Can improvements seen in the child's behavior, pain perception, or anxiety when VR eyeglasses used during dental treatment? We conducted a search in five databases in a manner that produced one hundred studies. We selected the articles from titles and abstracts, followed by reading the full text. The results were meta-analyzed and pooled for each procedure, followed by a presentation of the mean difference of each procedure, using a random-effects model. Nine randomized clinical studies determined Oculus Rift VR glasses do not have any effect on children's behavior during dental visits.

 Local anesthesia, the use of rubber dam, at restorative procedures and anxiety not found to be different in children compared to adults. In addition, we found similar results in children with irritable behavior and the leakage of the dam. The findings show that the use of virtual reality glasses is effective for the improvement or behavior and also reducing the pain a child can experience during dental treatment. Children who had used VR sunglasses were better able to cope with their flat-cavity and showed lower levels of pain while restoration work had done.