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Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Keep You From Getting the Oral Care You Need: We Have Sedation Options

November 25, 2019

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Even though contemporary dental procedures are virtually pain-free, it’s still common to have anxiety about a trip to the dentist. Sometimes it’s the sights, sounds, and sensations of the experience rather than the pain that puts people off, or an experience in their past simply raises anxiety in the present.

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Learn How Our Advanced CEREC Technology Delivers Same-Day Crowns

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Over the course of your life, you spend approximately 43 days on hold with customer service, six months standing in line, and 21 minutes waiting on your spouse each time you go out. When it comes down to it, Americans spend a lot of time in a state of waiting.

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How to Prepare for Your First Root Canal

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If you need a root canal, you’re not alone. More than 15 million root canals are performed every year, alleviating tooth pain and avoiding the need for extraction. Anxiety about root canals is unwarranted these days. Performed under local anesthesia, the procedure is no more painful than having a cavity filled.

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What is Invisalign® and Why Should I Consider It?

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You may have noticed, even if you’ve had braces at some point in your life, that your teeth are slowly creeping out of alignment. This is caused malocclusion and may cause other dental problems in your mouth like overcrowded teeth, unevenly spaced teeth, or an abnormal bite pattern. In addition, crooked teeth can make proper cleaning with floss difficult, increase your risk for gum disease, cause bad breath, increase general wear and tear on your teeth, put you more at risk for tooth injury.

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Combat Dental Visit Anxiety with Oral Conscious Sedation

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Let’s face it—no one really enjoys going to the dentist. But, regular checkups and cleanings as well as treatments like root canals and dental implants are vital to keeping your oral in good condition. Beyond that, regular cleanings and dental checkups also improve your overall health and confidence levels.

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Why We Recommend KöR Whitening

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You may not be new to the teeth whitening world. If you’ve ever used whitening toothpaste, strips, or even undergone a whitening procedure, you know that the results are sometimes disappointing. They don’t last as long as you’d want or your teeth aren’t quite as white as you’d like. As dentists, this is something we care deeply about. We want to make sure we provided the best whitening options for our patients who need it.

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Meet Our Hygienist, Mandana Moghadas

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Mandana Moghadas graduated from Dental Hygiene school in May 2015 and is laser and local anesthesia certified. She has been with Lowes Island Dentistry since 2017. In her spare time, she reads dental articles and furthers her education on oral health to ensure all patients get excellent care. While working with patients of all ages and different levels of periodontal conditions over the years, she has gained valuable experience.

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Prevent Oral Cancer – Dental Health can Help!

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April is Oral Cancer Month, and it’s an excellent time to discuss why dental health is so important. The primary reason to recognize Oral Cancer Month is that the disease is preventable. That’s why this month focuses on raising awareness about the signs of oral cancer and ways to keep your dental hygiene in tip-top shape, so you never have it at all. Even if you’ve heard of this disease, you may not know the symptoms or preventative measures. To give you a starting point when it comes to oral cancer and dental health here’s some information to help.

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Dental Health is Important for Seniors!

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Over the years, you may notice your dental health changing with age, and this is natural. Just like other parts of our bodies, teeth and gums demand a little more attention and care as we put a few more birthdays behind us. But, knowing what to focus on when it comes to your dental health as a senior can be easier said than done. To help you learn a little more about what you can do to improve your oral hygiene after 60, here’s some information.

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Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation at Lowes Island Dentistry

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“SOOOO, I have been told by my dentist and hygienist that I have receding gums! What does that mean? My mouth isn’t sensitive except for when I drink really cold things or the hygienist puts her instruments there…”

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