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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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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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Stress and Your Smile

We often blog about dental phobia and dental stress, and how sedation dentistry can help you overcome your fears to receive the dental care you need. While stress about dental visits keeps many people from enjoying long-term, good dental health, … 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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Truths About Dental Fear

Everyone fears something because fear is part of being human; it’s part of our survival instinct. Survival is good! Sometimes, however, we fear things that could help us, not harm us. For many, fear of the dentist leads to poor … 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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Patients Agree: Dr. James DeFinnis Keeps Dental Fear at Bay

If you suffer from dental fear, one of the best ways of preparing for your appointment is to research the dentist. Knowing the services they offer and the training and experience that they have will put you at ease. And … Continue reading

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