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Does Anxiety Keep You From The Dentist?

Anxiety disorders are the most common of mental health issues in the United States. These disorders manifest in a variety of forms, including persistent, overwhelming feelings of worry, panic attacks, and even specific phobias. Each of us could easily name … Continue reading

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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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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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The Best of Back Mountain?

Ask not what your dentist can do for you, but what you can do for your dentist. Just kidding! When it comes to your dental care- especially when it involves sedation dentistry- the number one thing you need to know … 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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Does Your Child’s Smile Make the Grade?

Summer’s almost over, and it’s time to help your child get ready for school. You’ve got pens and pencils, new clothes, and notebooks; is a dental checkup on your to-do list? Now is a great time to schedule that appointment … 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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Is IV Sedation Right for You?

In my Trucksville, PA dental office, I administer IV sedation to keep patients comfortably sedated. Perhaps you’re familiar with IV sedation but don’t know if it’s right for you. These are just a few reasons that dental patients seek IV … Continue reading

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Can’t Sit Still? Try IV Sedation from Your Trucksville Dentist!

In past blog posts, I’ve spoken in depth about the benefits of IV Sedation dentistry for: patients who fear dental work, for whom local anesthetic doesn’t work, and who have a sensitive gag reflex. But IV sedation is also a … Continue reading

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How You Can Prevent Oral Cancer, Even if You Smoke

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and if you know anything about the risk factors for the disease, you know that tobacco use is the single biggest risk factor for oral cancer. The most recent statistics show that tobacco is … Continue reading

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