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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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Flossing Q and A

If you want to reduce the amount of time you need to spend in the dental chair, take good care of your teeth at home! Most people neglect flossing. Here are a few facts about floss that you might find … 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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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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Summertime Smiles

Back Mountain Dental just put out our Summer 2011 newsletter. Check it out here!

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Perfect Match: How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

We have a variety of toothbrush options available to us. But with more choices comes a tougher decision when purchasing a new toothbrush. Today, we have some pointers to make the toothbrush buying process a whole lot easier. Electric or … Continue reading

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Celebrate Men’s Health Month with a Dental Checkup

Last month we focused on Women’s Health Week. Now it’s time for men to focus on taking care of their health. Health care professionals around the country and the world are joining together to offer free screenings and encourage early detection … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Women’s Health Week with Back Mountain Dental

This week, May 8-11, is National Women’s Health Week, and I have some tips that can help you maintain your overall health. (Don’t just use these tips this week! You should take care of your body every day to maintain … Continue reading

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Strokes and Your Oral Health: Know the Connection

May is Stroke Awareness Month Strokes are widely known to be linked to diabetes and high blood pressure. There’s also a condition linking stroke dental health. The condition is periodontal (gum) disease. Health professionals have been aware of the connection … Continue reading

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