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Wilkes-Barre Sedation Dentist Offers Insight on the Gag Reflex

Having a sensitive gag reflex can create anxiety for dental patients, which leads them to avoid much needed dental work. Knowledge can be a powerful tool in reducing the sensitivity of your gag reflex through relaxation techniques. Our Wilkes-Barre sedation … Continue reading

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Does Anxiety Keep You From The Dentist?

Anxiety disorders are the most common of mental health issues in the United States. These disorders manifest in a variety of forms, including persistent, overwhelming feelings of worry, panic attacks, and even specific phobias. Each of us could easily name … Continue reading

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Straight from the Mouth of Wilkes Barre Sedation Dentist Dr. James DeFinnis

When most people think of dental care, they think of having their teeth professional cleaned every six months. The truth is that the realm of quality dental care goes much deeper than just biannual dental cleanings and exams. Comprehensive care … Continue reading

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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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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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Take the Driver’s Seat at the Dentist Office

Control freak. It’s a term that has negative implications, but when we consider the type of people who are accustomed to being in control of things – at work, at home, socially – we quickly realize that the term describes … Continue reading

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Why Feeling Afraid can be Exhilirating- And Not an Option When it Comes to Your Dental Health

With Halloween upon us, scary movies are on every television channel, haunted houses are popping up all over, and a spooky sensation hangs in the air. Some people love this scary season, but others prefer to avoid the thrills and … 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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What does “twilight” have to do with your smile?

When you hear the word “twilight,” what comes to mind? If it’s vampires, teen angst, and werewolves, you’re among most of the American population. Dr. James DeFinnis, a cosmetic and sedation dentist in Trucksville, Pennsylvania, has a different connotation of … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Sedation Dentistry May Work for You

Let’s face it: Everyone loves a good top 10 list (especially David Letterman), so how about apply one to your dental care? While the following list may not be the top 10 reasons why people need sedation dentistry, they are … Continue reading

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