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Straight from the Mouth of Wilkes Barre Sedation Dentist Dr. James DeFinnis

When most people think of dental care, they think of having their teeth professional cleaned every six months. The truth is that the realm of quality dental care goes much deeper than just biannual dental cleanings and exams. Comprehensive care … Continue reading

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Overcoming Dental Fears in 2012

If you avoid dental care because of deep-rooted fear, anxiety, or stress about going to the dentist, Wilkes Barre sedation dentist Dr. James DeFinnis wants you to know that you have options to soothe your fears and ease your mind. … Continue reading

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Oral-Systemic Health

If dentists scare me, why would I care about oral-systemic health? As a sedation dentist in Back Mountain, PA, Dr. DeFinnis has helped many fearful dental patients overcome their apprehension and receive much-needed dental work. After restoring oral health, Dr. … Continue reading

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Radiation During Dental X-rays

Are you among the many people who avoid the dentist because you’re worried about radiation exposure when getting dental X-rays? Does even the word “radiation” make you uneasy? If so, you’re not alone—but you are misinformed. Many people feel nervous … Continue reading

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Bad Teeth Are Not Reason to Be Embarrassed with Dr. DeFinnis

The Cycle of Dental Neglect For many people who avoid dental visits, a bad experience at a dentist’s office created a fear or dislike of all dentists. Not going to the dentist for years led to poor dental health – … Continue reading

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Relax with Tryptophan Tomorrow

You may have heard that tryptophan in turkey is the reason Americans want to take a nap after Thanksgiving dinner. The truth is, tryptophan is an amino acid that aids in serotonin production, and serotonin tells the body to sleep. … Continue reading

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Take the Driver’s Seat at the Dentist Office

Control freak. It’s a term that has negative implications, but when we consider the type of people who are accustomed to being in control of things – at work, at home, socially – we quickly realize that the term describes … Continue reading

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Is IV Sedation for You?

 Do you get nervous about going to the dentist? Do you avoid going to the dentist because of that nervousness? Do you get anxious when you’re in a dentist’s office? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then … Continue reading

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Flossing Q and A

If you want to reduce the amount of time you need to spend in the dental chair, take good care of your teeth at home! Most people neglect flossing. Here are a few facts about floss that you might find … Continue reading

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Why Feeling Afraid can be Exhilirating- And Not an Option When it Comes to Your Dental Health

With Halloween upon us, scary movies are on every television channel, haunted houses are popping up all over, and a spooky sensation hangs in the air. Some people love this scary season, but others prefer to avoid the thrills and … Continue reading

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