Category Archives: Sedation Patients

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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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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Could Redheads Have a Tougher Time with Sedation Dentistry?

After hearing interesting rumors and anecdotes from his colleagues, Dr. Daniel Sessler, anesthesiologist and department chair of Outcomes Research, decided to test a theory relating to hair color and response to sedation. The myths suggested redheads had a tougher time … Continue reading

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Causes of Dental Phobias Explained by Dr. DeFinnis

Dental phobias should not be taken lightly. For whatever reason you may feel fear about visiting the dentist, it is keeping you from getting the dental care you need and experiencing the quality dentistry services that come with patient trust. … Continue reading

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Tips to Relax Before Your Scranton Dentist Appointment

Back Mountain sedation dentist Dr. James DeFinnis strives to help all of his patients receive the dental care they need to maintain healthy teeth and gums, beautiful smiles, and high quality lives. Because he’s an expert of sedation dentistry, however, … Continue reading

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Just make the phone call, and we’ll take care of the rest.

When it comes to coping with your dental fear and phobia, being brave may be overrated. Confused? Most patient with a fear of the dentist believe that coping with their fear requires them to completely overcome it and go to … Continue reading

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You have options when it comes to overcoming your dental phobia.

This past Monday, October 10, 2011, was World Mental Health Day, and, as a sedation dentist, Dr. James DeFinnis wants to take this opportunity to talk about dental fear and phobia. Why? Because feelings of fear and anxiety are directly … Continue reading

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Find out for yourself on YouTube!

Nowadays, it’s not enough for a dentist to just care for their patients’ teeth and gums. Although keeping their patients’ smiles healthy and beautiful is the number one priority of most reputable dentists, patient education and media exposure, among other … Continue reading

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Tips from Your Scranton-Area Dentist on Overcoming Fear

Dental appointments are a source of fear and anxiety for many people for a multitude of reasons, from a past negative experience in the dental chair to a fear of dental procedures. While it’s entirely normal to suffer from dental … Continue reading

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What is IV sedation?

At Back Mountain Dental, Dr. James DeFinnis uses IV sedation to provide his patients with a comfortable, anxiety-free dental experience. What is IV sedation? IV sedation is a technique used by specially trained dentists to keep patients comfortably sedated throughout … Continue reading

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