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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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Oral vs. IV Sedation: Which One is Best for You?

As a cosmetic and sedation dentist, I constantly see patients that are nervous to have their dental work done. Here at Back Mountain Dental, we offer sedation options to soothe your anxiety and make your dental procedure much more comfortable.

I often have patients come in who have had work done by dentists that use “magic pill/twilight” sedation. I, Dr. James DeFinnis, treat patients with unique dental cases and severe dental phobia’s daily, and I am here to tell you that IV sedation is much safer than oral sedatives. Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Sensitive Gag Reflex Keep You from Dental Care

There is absolutely no need to be embarrassed about something you can’t help. If you’re like many people who gag during dental care, we can try a few things to relax the reflex – or I can administer sedation during your visit. I’m Dr. James DeFinnis at Back Mountain Dental, and my team and I want you to feel confident, comfortable, and relaxed during your dental visits. Continue reading

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