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Dr. James DeFinnis explains who needs Cosmetic Sedation Dentistry

Most of us weren’t born with a naturally perfect smile. There’s always something that isn’t quite right, whether its misshapen teeth, gaps, damage or discoloration. These imperfections can make it very uncomfortable to show your smile, even around friends and … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Oral Problems

During holiday celebrations, you want to keep your mouth and smile beautiful for any unexpected mistletoe moments. What happens if you get a minor dental issue and you can’t reach Dr. DeFinnis? Many of your common household products can bring … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Holiday Treats and Stocking Stuffers

Have you started your holiday shopping? You may be focused on the big gift, but you can’t forget the small treats, too. This year, try giving your friends the gift of a great smile with these fun cosmetic stocking stuffers. … Continue reading

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How Thanksgiving Foods Reflect on Your Smile

Thanksgiving is just one week away! As you’re planning your feast this year, keep these healthy smile tips in mind. Tooth Enamel Staining Your tooth enamel is porous and can soak up stains from the foods and beverages. Red wine … Continue reading

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Are You a Bleachorexic?

When you whiten your teeth, you may need to wait a little while to notice the results. Overusing a teeth whitening product in hopes of achieving your desired look faster can actually do more harm than good. Bleachorexia is the … Continue reading

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Sprucing Up Your Smile for the Holidays

Today is Halloween, so that means that Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah are just around the corner. How does your smile look? Are you ready for the holiday parties…and pictures? A yellowed, chipped, or metal-ridden smile can make you want to … Continue reading

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Scranton Smiles Transformed by Porcelain Veneers

Is your smile not quite as shining as you want it to be? Are you looking for a more permanent way to fix unsightly stains? Do your teeth look crooked, chipped, or cracked? You may be an ideal candidate for … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening from Your Wilkes-Barre Dentist

Are your teeth stained from daily habits like drinking coffee or smoking? Has age discolored your smile? Or have you always wanted to make your teeth whiter? I’m Dr. James Definnis of Back Mountain Dental, and I have a solution … Continue reading

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Spring Into a New Smile

It’s April, which means spring is in full bloom (well … in parts of the country). Spring is symbolic of renewal, rebirth, and change. A wonderful way to partake in the spirit of the season: a smile makeover. At my … Continue reading

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The Worst Foods & Beverages for Teeth Stains

If you have stained, yellowed, or otherwise dingy teeth, whitening can make your smile, and your overall image, appear 10 years younger. To keep your smile white, you can rely on teeth whitening systems, but you might also consider limiting your intake of the worst staining foods and beverages, including*: Continue reading

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