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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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Don’t Deal with Dental Fear – Overcome It!

Sedation dentistry can make you feel relaxed and calm in the dentist’s office so that you can receive the care you need to revive your oral health. I prefer to administer IV sedation to extremely fearful dental patients. IV sedation is safe, and it allows me to control the level of sedative medication you’ll receive. 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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When Local Dental Anesthetic Doesn’t Work

I’m Dr. James DeFinnis, a sedation dentist at Back Mountain Dental. I appreciate your concerns, fears, stress, and anxiety. And I’m here to tell you, there is a solution. 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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