Category Archives: Patient Education

  1. Afraid of the Dentist? Relax!

    I know that some of my patients suffer from anxiety and don’t look forward to our visits. If you are one of them, you aren’t alone. It is estimated that nearly 60% of the population has some fear or anxiety, with as many as 10% having a phobia deep enough to avoid getting the dental...
  2. Let’s Dispel the Most Common Dental Myths — Part 2

    In a recent article called Dispelling the Most Common Dental Myths, we discussed how the internet may not be the ideal place to learn about your health and wellness. At Baldwinsville Gentle Dentistry, we want to make sure you have the right information for making decisions about your oral health. We corrected a few common...
  3. Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry

    Cosmetic dentistry has been around for a long time. It’s believed the first dentures were made way back in 700 B.C. The materials and methods have changed over the years, but the aim of cosmetic dentistry has always been to create a healthy, appealing smile. How do we do that today? Faster Crowns Crowns are...
  4. Let’s Dispel the Most Common Dental Myths

    Humanity has always been willing to believe the wisdom of trusted sources; that’s why “Old Wives Tales” exist, afterall. We’re all still seekers of wisdom, but these days, our trusted source tends to be the internet. The internet is perfect for finding out which actor played a character in that movie you just watched, researching...