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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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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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Reduce Your Need for Dental Visits

However, if fear and stress have kept you from preventive dental care, your mouth may need restoration. As a Pennsylvania sedation dentist, I understand dental fear, phobia, stress, and anxiety. Whether you feel anxious just walking into a dentist’s office, you don’t like a dentist’s hands and tools in your mouth, or you’re scared of dental procedures, sedation dentistry can put your mind, and body, at ease. Continue reading

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What Does IV Sedation Dentistry Feel Like?

Some people refer to IV sedation dentistry as “sleep dentistry,” but that’s not a true description. The patient is not put to sleep with IV sedation in the dentist’s office. The term “twilight sedation” is more accurate. I’m Dr. Jamie DeFinnis of Back Mountain Dental in Trucksville, PA. For years, I’ve offered IV sedation dentistry to patients from Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and across the state. Continue reading

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Is Dental Sedation Covered by Insurance?

Most often, dental insurance won’t cover sedation for fearful, phobic, or anxious patients. However, at Back Mountain Dental, we help patients afford IV sedation dentistry by working with CareCredit, Springstone Financial, and Chase Health Advance. These three respected patient lending … Continue reading

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