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September 16, 2021 News0

Orange County residents can feel comfortable and safe while receiving the dental care they need.

IRVINE, CA September 16, 2021 – Sedation and Implant Dentistry Irvine is pleased to announce that Shellaine Del Campo D.D.S. has earned her license to practice conscious sedation. Dr. Del Campo joins Thomas Gonzales D.D.S. as the second licensed IV sedation dentist in our Irvine dental office.


August 18, 2021 General0

Fear can overrule the need for dental work. Avoiding the dentist can make dental issues worse. There are some patients who show up for their appointment so worked up with fear and anxiety that they tense up and make it difficult to be treated. IV Sedation is a solution that does work. Sedation dentistry (sleep dentistry) can provide anxious patients with comfort and relaxation so they can be treated without pain and anxiety.


August 11, 2021 Service0

Sleep apnea is a disorder that prevents the body from getting a sufficient amount of oxygen during sleep. During sleep, the person stops breathing for small periods of time, creating an extremely dangerous situation. Over 12 million men, women and children in America have been diagnosed with one of the three types of sleep apnea.


August 4, 2021 Procedures0

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that replaces a tooth’s damaged or infected pulp with a filling. The pulp is the tooth’s lifeline. Its vessels, tissue fibers and nerves in the central hollow of the tooth keep it alive. An endodontic treatment is the procedure to replace the damaged or infected pulp.


July 30, 2021 General0

Now that you have dental implants, you need to know how to care for them, right? Or maybe you’re just thinking about replacing your dentures with implants but need to know what kind of care they’ll require before you make a final decision. Either way, if you’re accustomed to daily brushing and flossing, you won’t need to change your routine. One of the many great benefits of dental implants is that their care and maintenance is very similar to that of natural teeth.


July 22, 2021 General0

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 54,000 people will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer this year. Roughly one person per hour will die from oral cancer. People who smoke are at a higher risk of developing oral cancer, gum problems and complications after tooth extractions and gum and oral surgery. Smokers have a lowered resistance to infections and have impaired healing.


June 16, 2021 Procedures1

If you wear dentures, you’re probably well acquainted with the various ways in which they can hamper your freedom of expression and your quality of life. If you received your dentures in the past decade or two, you may have considered and ultimately dismissed dental implants as an option because of the time and cost associated with them.


June 2, 2021 Procedures0

For many people a visit to the dentist causes extreme anxiety. This anxiety can be elevated and cause health issues like high blood pressure. But with today’s modern medicine, patients should not fear the dentist anymore. Sedation dentistry is a popular way to treat patients and may be a covered benefit with dental benefit carriers when major dental procedures are performed.

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