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Find out for yourself on YouTube!

Nowadays, it’s not enough for a dentist to just care for their patients’ teeth and gums. Although keeping their patients’ smiles healthy and beautiful is the number one priority of most reputable dentists, patient education and media exposure, among other … Continue reading

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Tips from Your Scranton-Area Dentist on Overcoming Fear

Dental appointments are a source of fear and anxiety for many people for a multitude of reasons, from a past negative experience in the dental chair to a fear of dental procedures. While it’s entirely normal to suffer from dental … Continue reading

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What is IV sedation?

At Back Mountain Dental, Dr. James DeFinnis uses IV sedation to provide his patients with a comfortable, anxiety-free dental experience. What is IV sedation? IV sedation is a technique used by specially trained dentists to keep patients comfortably sedated throughout … Continue reading

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Relief for Sensitive Gag Reflex

Do you have a sensitive gag reflex that makes visits to the dentist uncomfortable or embarrassing? Does gagging prevent you from making dental appointments? I’m Dr. James DeFinnis, a sedation dentist in Trucksville, PA, and I have experience helping patients … 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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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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Sedation Dentist Wilkes Barre, Scranton, & Trucksville, PA

As a sedation dentist in Trucksville, PA, I help patients from Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and surrounding communities overcome their dental anxiety to receive the dental care they need for optimal oral health and better quality of life. Continue reading

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Are You Immune to Novocaine or Laughing Gas?

Redheads have the highest incidence of immunity to novocaine and lidocaine. Some people don’t respond to laughing gas, commonly known as nitrous oxide, either. The sad truth is, many people avoid professional dental care today because of painful dental appointments in the past. Continue reading

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“I’m Embarrassed About My Bad Oral Health”

A 2004 study showed that many people avoid dental care because of embarrassment over poor oral health. Did you experience a painful or traumatic dental procedure years ago, and you’ve not seen a dentist since? If so, your teeth have probably become less than perfect. You may suffer with gum disease, tooth decay, missing or loose teeth, and bad breath. Don’t let the state of your oral health today become a bigger hurdle than your bad dental experience. If you can put both aside just long enough to call me, Dr. Jamie DeFinnis, at 570.763.4360, I can help you. I want to help you! 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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