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Category: Sedation Dentistry

Don’t Let Dentophobia Keep You From the Dentist

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on October 22, 2018

There’s nothing wrong or unusual about being afraid of the dentist chair. And if you do suffer from dentophobia or the fear of dentists resulting in marked and persistent anxiety, you’re not alone – about one in seven people are highly anxious about undergoing dental treatment. But fear is only an issue if you let… Read More

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Is Sedation Dentistry Right for my Dental Anxiety?

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on December 8, 2016

There’s nothing wrong with admitting the dentist chair might cause you some anxiety. You’re not alone – it’s estimated that between 30 and 40 million Americans avoid the dentist out of anxiety and fear. But avoiding routine visits can lead to health risks, along with more involved, sometimes more expensive procedures. And while the thought… Read More

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What is Sedation Dentistry

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on October 21, 2015

Does the thought of going to the dentist, even for a teeth cleaning, make you cringe? Do you get anxious about your appointment, even to the point of canceling it all together? If you answered yes to these questions, just know that you are not alone. A lot of people experience this phobia of going… Read More

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3 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Posted By: Dr. Lordo, on February 18, 2014

Even when dental treatment is absolutely necessary, many people put it off until they are in excruciating pain because the thought of dental care makes them extremely anxious. At some point, treatment is inevitable and you have to follow through with it no matter what. For patients with anxiety about dental care, whether it’s mild… Read More

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Sedation Dentistry