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How to Relax in the Dentist Chair

May 24th, 2021

Do you experience dental anxiety when you have to go to the dentist? Or maybe when you know that you have dental surgery coming up? Approximately 36% of the population has admitted to associating the dental office with fear. For some who go out of their way to avoid their bi-annual checkups because of this fear, sedation dentistry could be a good alternative option.  

Sedation dentistry, or the use of medication during dental procedures, can greatly help patients feel more comfortable and relaxed in the chair. Sedation dentistry is quite simple and effective method to ensure you get the dental care you need to stay healthy, without the anxiety associated with dental visits. Our modern sedation dentistry techniques let you relax completely during dental procedures. While in a tranquil state, Dr. Paul Matthew will complete the procedures you need.

Fear and anxiety should not stop you from keeping your mouth healthy and clean. Serious dental issues that are left untreated can have extreme complications, which is why you should go to the dentist regularly. If you are curious about sedation dentistry, ask your dentist beforehand. They will assess your medical history and determine whether you are an appropriate candidate for sedation.
If you’re interested in sedation dentistry don’t hesitate to contact us at either our Salem, NH or Newburyport, MA dental offices.

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Our 5 Year Warranty

Anyone can train to be a technician, but few have the talent to become an artist. That’s why Dr. Mathew is able to guarantee his cosmetic dentistry work for a full 5 years. If anything goes wrong with the work, Dr. Mathew will fix it free of charge, as long as you continue with your regular 6 month preventative care cleaning and check up for the duration of the warranty.

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Our individualized treatment rooms and operatories provide patients with maximum privacy and comfort. The treatment rooms were built specifically with your comfort in mind.

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Here at Paul Mathew, D.D.S. we work diligently to protect our patients' privacy. Requesting an appointment via our Internet portal is considered part of what the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has identified as electronically protected healthcare information or ePHI. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, there are people or entities that may attempt to intercept the data you transmit to us. By checking the "I agree" box, and electronically making an appointment request, you acknowledge that you are making an appointment over the internet and that Paul Mathew, D.D.S. will keep this information confidential but cannot guarantee that others, outside of our practice, may illegally intercept this communication. By accepting these terms and conditions and sending this request via our Internet portal, you accept the inherent risk(s) associated with making this request for an appointment. If you do not accept the terms and conditions, you are always welcome to contact our office via telephone to schedule your appointment.

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