How to Prevent Gag Reflex in the Dentist’s Chair
Posted by Ron Briglia on August 7, 2017 in Helpful Tips, Sedation Dentistry

While many people are apprehensive about getting into the dentist’s chair, the thought of doing so can be even more daunting for patients with a strong gag reflex. Avoiding going to the dentist, however, is no solution; delayed dental care due to fear of gagging can increase your risk for serious oral health concerns. Whether […]

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What Dental Procedures Can Be Performed Under Sedation?
Posted by Ron Briglia on July 10, 2017 in Sedation Dentistry

Are you one of the 10 percent of people in this country who let fear of going to the dentist keep you out of the chair? Dental phobia is a real thing – one that exists for real reasons. Dental professionals understand why patients don’t like to make appointments, but, they didn’t always have a […]

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IV Sedation Dentistry vs General Anesthesia
Posted by Ron Briglia on June 21, 2017 in Sedation Dentistry

Many patients fear going to the dentist, and they avoid dental care due to anxiety, which can have serious oral health and overall health consequences. As more and more dentists realize that patients are avoiding care due to fear and anxiety, new dental options, such as IV sedation dentistry and other types of sedation dentistry […]

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Preparing for and Recovering from Oral Surgery
Posted by Ron Briglia on March 15, 2017 in Dental Surgery, Sedation Dentistry

When you come for an appointment at our office, we want you to be entirely prepared for the experience. That’s why we’ve created this set of guidelines for you to follow before and after your sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, root canal, or dental implants. By heeding these tips, you’ll have a pleasant procedure and successful […]

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Top Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Posted by Ron Briglia on January 31, 2017 in Sedation Dentistry

Does the thought of having dental treatment make you nervous? You’re certainly not alone. Studies show about 15 percent of adults in the U.S. avoid seeing the dentist because of fear or anxiety surrounding potential treatments – that’s about 30 million people who put off dental care, significantly increasing their risks for serious infection, tooth […]

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When Is Sedation Dentistry Used?
Posted by Ron Briglia on September 29, 2016 in Sedation Dentistry

Are you afraid of the dentist—so afraid, that you often delay your own dental care? If so, you’re in good company. In fact, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation estimates that as many as 30 percent of men and women in the United States avoid dental care due to fear and anxiety, resulting in significant […]

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Dental Sedation Levels: Painless Options to Oral Health
Posted by Ron Briglia on October 23, 2015 in Sedation Dentistry

If “wake me when it’s over” is your first reaction to scheduled dental procedures, you are not alone. Getting beyond the fear and trepidation of dental appointments is much easier today than it has ever been before. Even though the use of general anesthesia is a viable option for some patients who require extensive work, […]

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IV Sedation: A Way to Get Beyond Your Fear of Dental Work
Posted by Ron Briglia on June 24, 2015 in Blog, Sedation Dentistry

Many people can’t quite explain their fear of dental work, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist; not being able to pinpoint the exact source of a fear doesn’t make it any easier to deal with, either. If you have a longstanding tendency to avoid seeing your dentist — for even preventive exams and cleaning […]

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Pain-Free Dental Injections? Look No Further!
Posted by Ron Briglia on June 3, 2015 in Dental Surgery, Sedation Dentistry

Pain from dental injection ranks as the leading cause of fear during dental visits and an estimated 9-15% of Americans avoid visiting their local practice due to this anxiety, totaling over 40 million people. This fear stems from either ‘horror’ stories told by others or a former unpleasant experience. We want to change that. Most […]

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An Interview with Dr. Briglia on Sedation Dentistry
Posted by Ron Briglia on March 6, 2015 in Sedation Dentistry

Briglia Dental Group has been providing sedation dentistry services to patients for over thirteen years. They have extensive experience in oral and IV sedation dentistry. At Briglia Dental Group, we receive many questions about our sedation practice, so we decided to interview Dr. Ron Briglia, owner of Briglia Dental Group, to tell you a little […]

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