It’s no secret that root canals have gotten a bad rap. Back when dentistry began, people with no medical training would perform oral surgery. Barbers often doubled as surgeons. Thankfully that practice is long gone. There have been incredible advancements in dentistry in the last hundred years. Dentist undergo years of training to provide general […]
How To Overcome Dental Phobia
Sweaty Palms. Increased Heartbeat. The urge to flee. An estimated 15% of dental patients experience some level of dental anxiety when it’s time for a dental checkup. This anxiety can be a result of a number of factors but no matter the cause, it keeps patients from receiving the dental care that they need. If […]
Sedation Dentistry for Dental Anxiety
Don’t let your fear of the dentist get in the way of an emergency visit or regular checkups. If you’ve cracked your tooth or injured your mouth, schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Don’t wait to fix a broken or missing tooth–your jawbone health is at risk. Once we determine which restorative procedures you’ll […]
Gentle Dental at Cascade Endodontics
Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia affect a significant portion of the population. Today’s Cascade Endodontics blog post answers some questions asked about this vital topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most dangerous consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care until a pain […]
What Does IV Sedation Feel Like?
Many of our Cascade Endodontics patients put off seeing their regular dentist because of fear or anxiety about dental care. This becomes a larger problem because something that might have been a small issue develops into a bigger problem that ends up needing endodontic care. If you put off necessary dental care because of fear […]
Where’s Your Happy Place?
At Cascade Endodontics, we make it our business not only to provide our Orem and Provo patients with the expert dental care they need, but to help them feel comfortable in the process. Most of our patients are pleasantly surprised at how little pain they experience getting endodontic treatment from Dr. Jon Jenson.