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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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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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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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10 Reasons Why Sedation Dentistry May Work for You

Let’s face it: Everyone loves a good top 10 list (especially David Letterman), so how about apply one to your dental care? While the following list may not be the top 10 reasons why people need sedation dentistry, they are … Continue reading

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The Three Types of Dental Fear

Fear of the dentist is a huge problem in the United States. According to Medical News Today “while as many as four out of five Americans admit to being afraid of the dentist, it is estimated that one in seven American never get any dental treatment at all because of dental phobia.”

I’m Dr. James DeFinnis of Back Mountain Dental, a cosmetic dentist, and these numbers are just unacceptable. I am proud to offer sedation dentistry to patients that may have dental phobias.

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