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Sedation Dentistry News Posts

4 Myths About Wisdom Tooth Removal You Need to Stop Believing

When myth is stronger than fact, it can spell disaster for your oral health. We’ve spoken with hundreds of clients who had heard some truly outrageous stuff, and frequently, it was this misinformation that kept them from making an appointment for the dental services they needed and wanted. One particularly frequent subject where this pops…

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5 Ways You’ll Know You Need a Root Canal

We’ve talked about root canals on our blog before. If you missed that discussion, the takeaway was that root canals aren’t nearly as bad as they’re portrayed in the media. The procedure can help relieve painful symptoms of an infected pulp, and it can also preserve the tooth’s structure. Even if you’re completely fine with…

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dentist in Barrie

There are several reasons why you might be looking for a new dentist in Barrie. Perhaps you’re new to the area, or maybe you’re just ready for a change. Either way, you’re looking for someone who specializes in the care and maintenance of your oral health, and you want to be certain that whoever you…

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How Do You Know if You Need Sedation Dentistry?

For most dental checkups or work, you can simply sit down in the dentist’s chair, lean back, and relax. Teeth cleaning is straightforward, and shouldn’t cause much – if any – discomfort. However, everyone’s pain tolerance is different, and everyone has different thoughts and feelings associated with a visit to the dentist. In some cases,…

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6 Reasons Sedation Dentistry Might Be Perfect for You

There are plenty of reasons why you might feel uneasy about going to the dentist. Perhaps you’re anxious about the pain you might feel, or maybe you had a bad experience at a dental office when you were younger. Whatever the source of the worry, it’s usually strong enough that you might put off going…

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Our Best Tips for Getting Rid of Anxiety About Dental Services

  Fear of the dentist isn’t uncommon. In fact, it’s estimated that 36% of people experience some kind of dental anxiety. When you’re dealing with fear or anxiety around the idea of a visit to your dental office, you’re much more likely to engage in an activity called dental avoidance. Dental avoidance is – as…

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How Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Every Day

There’s twenty-four hours to go until your dental appointment, and you’re already feeling nervous. Maybe your hands are shaking, or your stomach is turning. Visiting a dentist at least once every six months is essential for your oral health, but what options do you have when the very idea of walking into an office makes…

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Nitrous Oxide Sedation – I’ll give you gas and you’ll like it

For various reasons, some people suffer from some sort of anxiety when coming to their dentist.  For these people, the anxiety can sometimes be so overwhelming that they avoid going at all. If you’ve had that problem, or you would like your dental visits to be more pleasant, sedation can often provide the relief that…

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