Understanding The Importance of Sedation Dentistry
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Understanding The Importance of Sedation Dentistry

Hey, my name is Shelly Katalgo. My love for sedation dentistry started in high school. My best friend had a severe fear of going to the dentist and I wanted to help her feel better about it. Although I always enjoyed my dental visits, I felt bad that she struggled so much with going to hers. My parents taught me about sedation dentistry and I instantly dreamed of becoming a dental professional. I wanted to help kids like my friend stay fear free throughout their appointments by using gentle techniques and professional medications. Although I opted to follow a different career path, my passion for dentistry remained throughout the years. I will update my site with developments in this industry as soon as they are reported. I will also discuss the benefits of sedation dentistry in detail. Thanks for visiting. I hope you come back soon.

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  • Think Straight Teeth Are Just For Show? Think Again

    1 July 2015

    Straight teeth are often seen as more attractive than crooked teeth. While some people might be willing to spend between $3,000 and $7,000 on traditional metal braces that will straighten out any crooked teeth and improve their appearance, dropping this much cash on a cosmetic fix might seem like a lot for others. It's important to realize that your crooked teeth could be doing more than causing you to lose your appeal to the opposite sex, those crooked chompers could be causing serious medical problems.

  • Worried About An Upcoming Root Canal? Here Are A Few Things To Know

    30 June 2015

    If you've been suffering with a toothache and your dentist tells you a root canal is needed, you may be worried and afraid. Root canals have a reputation for being painful and expensive. However, your tooth is numbed during the procedure, so you shouldn't feel pain, and, in fact, you should feel much better once the dentist is finished. Here's some information about getting a root canal that you should know.

  • Good Brushing Techniques That Can Improve Your Oral Health

    15 June 2015

    Good brushing techniques can help improve the overall health and well being of your teeth. Many people make the mistake of thinking that there is no proper way to brush your teeth and you simply take the brush and move it around inside your mouth with toothpaste on the brush. Here are some good brushing techniques that you can utilize to improve the look and health of your teeth. Brush In A Circular Motion

  • Potential Dental Treatments For Otodental Syndrome

    26 May 2015

    Otodental syndrome is a rare genetic condition that presents with overly large teeth. The affected teeth are the canines, located at the front of the mouth and used to grab and hold food, and the rear molars, which take most of the bite force. While overly large teeth typically don't pose a major health risk, there are orthodontic and cosmetic reasons to have the teeth corrected. What are some of the potential cosmetic dentistry treatments for otodental syndrome?

  • Using Cosmetic Dentistry To Repair Damage From Domestic Violence

    4 May 2015

    In the United States, a woman is assaulted every 9 seconds. If you or a loved one were the victim of violence at home, it is crucial to get to a safe place and then rebuild your life. Unfortunately, that is not always easy to do, especially for victims who carry the evidence of the abuse in their smile. Broken and missing teeth are all too common, but fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can repair the damage in a number of ways.