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Are you afraid of the dentist? You shouldn’t be. Here’s why.

For some adults, living with dental fear or dental phobia prevents them from receiving proper dental care. Even though they know that regular exams and cleanings are an essential part of good oral hygiene, their fears keep them out of … Continue reading

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Overcoming Your Phobia: 4 Facts to Ease Your Mind at the Dentist

Many people have a phobia of going to the dentist. There are lots of reasons you might feel uncomfortable about seeing your dentist. You might be scared that it will hurt, or you will feel vulnerable when you’re in the … Continue reading

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Wilkes Barre Dentist Suggests Aromatherapy to Reduce Anxiety

For many people, a trip to the dentist can cause undue anxiety. Even though regular dental checkups are essential for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, old stereotypes and fears keep some away for years. Wilkes-Barre sedation dentist, Dr. James DeFinnis, … Continue reading

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Wilkes-Barre Sedation Dentist Discusses Big Case Dentistry

Many people have an extreme fear of dentists. Because of this phobia, they put off important and necessary dental work for years. That has the vicious effect of requiring even more work to correct the years of neglect. For many … Continue reading

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Wilkes-Barre Sedation Dentist Offers Insight on the Gag Reflex

Having a sensitive gag reflex can create anxiety for dental patients, which leads them to avoid much needed dental work. Knowledge can be a powerful tool in reducing the sensitivity of your gag reflex through relaxation techniques. Our Wilkes-Barre sedation … Continue reading

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Tooth-Friendly Stocking Stuffers From Your Wilkes-Barre Sedation Dentist

The holidays can be very damaging to teeth. Chocolate and candy is even more abundant than usual, and nearly everyone will overeat at one point or another between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. However, there is no need to wait until … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Consider IV Sedation Dentistry

IV sedation is a safe and highly effective method of calming patient fears during dental procedures. The effects are easily reversible, and IV sedation will leave you with little or no memory of your visit to the dentist. Well trained … Continue reading

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What Our Patients with Dental Fears Are Saying about Dr. DeFinnis

Looking for a dentist in Wilkes-Barre? Whether you just moved into town, want to change dentists, or need a second opinion, Dr. DeFinnis can offer you comprehensive dental care. At Back Mountain Dental, we understand that finding a new dentist … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia?

Like so many things in life, dental fear is different for every person who suffers from the condition. Some people will eventually give in to the pain of dental problems and go to the dentist. However, there are some patients … Continue reading

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Too Busy for Dental Work? We Can Help You Make Time for Your Oral Health

Sedation dentistry is often thought of as a way for patients with dental fears or anxiety to get the treatment they need. While our sedation methods from nitrous oxide, to IV sedation are a great option for patients with dental fear, … Continue reading

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