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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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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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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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Why Should You Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day?

You might already know that you need to brush your teeth twice every day because it reduces the bad bacteria in your mouth, removes food debris and stains from teeth, and prevents halitosis. But you might not be aware of … 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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Foods That Keep Your Smile Strong and Beautiful

You probably realize how much what you eat affects your health. And you have a lot of factors to consider when planning and preparing meals: sugar intake, vitamins, minerals, fiber, calorie count. The food you eat affects the condition of … 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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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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