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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 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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When Sedation Dentistry Fails

 Many dentists advertise sedation dentistry because they offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and/or oral sedation (like Valium or Halcyon). However, these common sedation methods do not prove effective for every patient. If you’ve tried nitrous oxide and oral sedation and … 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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Dr. James DeFinnis explains who needs Cosmetic Sedation Dentistry

Most of us weren’t born with a naturally perfect smile. There’s always something that isn’t quite right, whether its misshapen teeth, gaps, damage or discoloration. These imperfections can make it very uncomfortable to show your smile, even around friends and … Continue reading

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Instructions for Your IV Sedation Dental Procedure by Trucksville Dentist Dr. James DeFinnis

At Back Mountain Dental, cosmetic and sedation dentist Dr. James DeFinnis uses intravenous (IV) sedation to keep his Wilkes Barre patients comfortable and relaxed during their dental procedures. This very safe and very effective sedation method has helped countless patients … 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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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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What’s the Harm in Waiting?

You needed a couple of fillings a few years ago. You now have one or two teeth that feel loose, your gums are sometimes sore, and you’ve tried chewing gum, mouthwash, and even eating parsley to get rid of your bad breath. But you hate—absolutely abhor –going to the dentist. Continue reading

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