Category Archives: Sedation Dentistry

Am I immune to anesthesia or do I need a new dentist?

I don’t know what is wrong with me, but every time I have to get a cavity filled at the dentist, they can never get me numb. I really don’t like going to the dentist anyway, so when I have … Continue reading

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Why can’t my son’s dental work all be done in one appointment?

We had a regular visit with my son’s pediatric dentist today. It was very frustrating. We were told that my son not only has to have several cavities filled, but he also needs to get caps on a couple of … Continue reading

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Broken tooth must be pulled – do I need an oral surgeon?

I lost a filling in one of my molars a few years ago. I lived with the missing filling for quite a while, but then the tooth broke, and it got too painful to ignore. I had a root canal … Continue reading

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Treatment while in recovery

I have a problem. I need extensive work on my teeth, and I get really freaked out about going to the dentist. This wouldn’t be a problem for most people, but I am on methadone maintenance for opiate addiction. The … Continue reading

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