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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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Just make the phone call, and we’ll take care of the rest.

When it comes to coping with your dental fear and phobia, being brave may be overrated. Confused? Most patient with a fear of the dentist believe that coping with their fear requires them to completely overcome it and go to … 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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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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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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Can’t Sit Still? Try IV Sedation from Your Trucksville Dentist!

In past blog posts, I’ve spoken in depth about the benefits of IV Sedation dentistry for: patients who fear dental work, for whom local anesthetic doesn’t work, and who have a sensitive gag reflex. But IV sedation is also a … Continue reading

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