Don’t Let Fear Of The Dentist Compromise Your Oral Health

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If you have claustrophobia, you forego cave exploration. If you have acrophobia (fear of heights), you avoid sky diving. In either case, you can live a fulfilling life without participating in these activities. What if you have dentophobia or a fear of the dentist? (Yes, it’s a real thing with an official name.) This is […]

You Won’t Be Out Cold (Unless You Want To Be!)

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Does your heart start pounding at the slightest thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by a dental practice? Many individuals who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration care chose to use sedation. Though the terms ‘sleep dentistry’ and ‘oral conscious sedation’ are […]

Vitangeli Dental Provides Quality, Compassionate Dental Care

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Hello, and welcome to our dental blog. My name is Drs. Lou and Nick Vitangeli and I want to tell you about Vitangeli Dental. Meet Our Compassionate Team of Dental Professionals The first thing to know is that we work hard to keep our patients comfortable. Our team is compassionate and empathetic. For some people, […]

What is the Recovery Time for a Dental Implant?

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What is the recovery time for a dental implant procedure? There isn’t a standard timeline because there are many variables involved. Each patient’s treatment plan is unique. Here are some considerations that affect the recovery time for a dental implant procedure. Is a tooth extraction needed? Will I need to have a bone graft (and/or […]

Afraid of the Dentist? 5 Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety

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Talk to your dentist There’s something about having information on anything unknown that makes us feel less afraid or at least more self-confident handling the unknown. If you consider dentistry an unknown topic, maybe you can educate yourself by asking your dentist lots of questions. Find a dentist willing to listen to your fearful thoughts […]

6 Ways To Prepare For Your Dental Procedure

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Nervous about an upcoming procedure? Let Vitangeli Dental offer 6 ways to prepare yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically before your big dental day. First, remember Drs. Lou and Nick Vitangeli is trained to provide the best care and comfort possible. Second, take some time to relax and identify what you are nervous about. Take deep […]

Trouble Getting Numb For Dental Treatment?

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Our bodies work differently. Some dental patients don’t react to local anesthetics by getting numb. This is understandably concerning when you need dental treatment. (And the word “concerning” may be a huge understatement!) It’s important to know that bad experiences in the past don’t guarantee that you will never be able to become numb. At […]