What To Know Going Into A Sedation Dentistry Procedure

For many people, the dentist and the tooth fairy pose real threats. They are more scared of the dentist than at the threats posed by neglecting their own health. This common condition can be remedied with a procedure such as sedation dentistry.

This type of pain free dentistry offered by Wynnewood Dental Arts in Philadelphia and the surrounding region. Before undergoing this procedure, there are some things you should know and do.

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Debunking 3 Myths About Dentists

The fear of dentistry is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Much of the reason behind the irrational anxiety associated with routine checkups was due to their portrayal by mass media.


The fear of dentists is similar to the fear of clowns. Similar to clowns, a dentist’s goal is to help make people feel better. We strive to bring out the best smile at every opportunity. Yes, sometimes that means we have to fill a cavity or take an X-ray, but all-in-all dentists have the best intentions for all patients.

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The Tooth Fairy Is Real! (Kind Of)

Waking up without a tooth can be scary, until you notice the five dollar bill under your pillow. (Thanks, Tooth Fairy!)

If incentivizing a child’s dental care can drastically improve their experience, why do we only do it to baby teeth? Although implementing a pay-per-brush structure in your home is highly impractical, there are ways to encourage better oral hygiene. Rewards are not always monetary; they can be emotional too. This is why Wynnewood Dental Arts has revolutionized the stigma attached to visiting a dentist. Improving a patient’s experience leads to less resistance well scheduling future appointments.
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The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Let’s all take a deep breath and acknowledge one thing: It’s okay to be afraid of going to the dentist. It’s not against the law, and it’s certainly no reason to feel ashamed. A large part of our job at Wynnewood Dental Arts is to help patients identify what is that makes them feel afraid and then subsequently guide them through it using gentle medication and expert treatments. We understand that dental anxieties are a very real and common occurrence in America, so we wanted to take some time to talk about the benefits of sedation dentistry.

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Types of Sedation Dentistry

Here at Wynnewood Dental Arts, one thing that sets us apart from other practices is our experience in sedation dentistry. We understand that there’s a stigma of fear when it comes to a visit to the dentist’s office, and we utilize the method to help combat all those butterflies floating around in your stomach.

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Smile Again with Cosmetic Dentistry

Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, everyone can enjoy the more beautiful and confident smile that they have always wanted. However, cosmetic dentistry is not just about making your teeth beautiful and smile-ready; there are also other benefits that you can get when you undergo cosmetic dentistry.

Proper Care for Your Teeth and Gums

Looking after your teeth is important to help prevent tooth decay and gum diseases. It can also help avoid problems in your overall health. Gum diseases have been linked to strokes, diabetes, and heart disease. With proper care, your teeth and gums can stay in good shape throughout your life.

Philips Zoom Teeth Whitening Available at Wynnewood Dental Arts

Caring about your appearance is not just a matter of vanity. With your smile, you show those around your feelings. Studies show that people with attractive smiles are considered more friendly, intelligent and successful. With Philips Zoom Quick Whitening, a more beautiful smile can be achieved. The first step toward a more beautiful smile is a cosmetic dentistry consultation with Dr. DeFinnis.

Teeth Replacement Options

Missing teeth aren’t only an aesthetic problem; they can also cause a multitude of other problems. Complications from missing teeth can range from crooked smiles to the deterioration of the jaw bone, hence making it important to address the issues. Fortunately there are several options available to remedy the situation. Contact your dentist for a consultation to see which option is the best for you.