Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Do you feel stressed, nervous, or even anxious leading up to or during dental visits? You are not alone! Many people feel some degree of dental anxiety. Some are so nervous that they even avoid going to the dentist altogether. Here at Jones Bridge Dental Care, our dentist and team are happy to work with you to ensure your comfort... read more »

Sedation Dentistry Treatments for the Summer Season

Sedation dentistry treatments are the perfect way to enter your summer season with a smile. Oftentimes, a dental treatment may cause dental anxiety or stress in patients, but sedatives can be used to help and relax them. Listed below are some of the spectacular ways sedation dentistry can be used in dentistry today: - One common type of sedation is... read more »

COMFORTS OF SEDATION DENTISTRY

Nobody likes to go to the dentist. In fact, it can cause so much anxiety for some people that they avoid the dentist, perhaps for years. Such actions can produce health risks on multiple levels. Avoiding dental care can cause problems like general tooth decay, gum disease, or gingivitis, which can eventually lead to even more serious problems like tooth... read more »

5 REASONS NOT TO FEAR YOUR DENTIST

Many people have had a painful experience at the dentist’s office. When this happens, it’s only natural that you may feel slightly apprehensive about going back. However, when an apprehensive feeling goes more towards anxiety and avoidance, then it’s time to look at what is causing the root of that fear. Those who feel anxious at the thought of visiting... read more »

SEDATION DENTISTRY: UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEDATION USED

When you need dental surgery, chances are you will be offered a range of options for sedation dentistry. Sedation can be a great option for more involved surgeries, as it can offer a reduction in pain and anxiety. Sedatives work by depressing the central nervous system, and there are typically three types of sedation: minimal, moderate and deep. With minimal... read more »

GOODBYE CAVITIES… HELLO BEAUTIFUL SMILE!

Everyone is susceptible to cavities, and I mean everyone. In fact, they are so common and lacking in mystery that most people think they have a good understanding of them. Interestingly, that’s not what I see and hear when I talk to some patients at Jones Bridge Dental Care, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to go back... read more »