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Can I Drive After Laughing Gas? And Other FAQs About Nitrous Sedation

Laughing gas is one of the most widely used sedatives in dentistry. Got questions about how it works, its side effects, or anything else related to the use of laughing gas in dentistry? Get answers now by reading these FAQs from Southington Dentistry.  Can I Drive After Laughing Gas? Yes! Unlike deeper methods of sedation,… Read more »

Can Sedation Help With Dental Anxiety? The Answer Is “Yes!”

Dental anxiety is extremely common. A recent systematic review of available research indicated that up to 36% of people have dental anxiety. Lots of people don’t like going to the dentist because they’re embarrassed about their teeth, have had bad experiences in the past, or are just nervous about the idea of any kind of… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know About Laughing Gas

A girl and a dentist in a dental clinic.

Laughing gas is an excellent choice if you’d like to be sedated during your appointment at Southington Dentistry. With laughing gas sedation, Dr. Salesky can make sure that you feel safe and comfortable when you get a filling, have a tooth extracted, or even get a routine teeth cleaning. Got questions about laughing gas? In… Read more »

Dr. Salesky Named Connecticut Magazine Top Dentist Of 2020

Dr. Neil Salesky is proud to be named one of Connecticut Magazine’s top dentists of 2020. Out of over 3,000 dental professionals, the list features 411 of the state’s best dentists across seven specialties, as chosen by their peers.  What’s The List, And How Were The Dentists Chosen? The list of top dentists was featured… Read more »

Composite Vs. Amalgam Dental Fillings – What’s The Difference?

If you have a cavity in Southington, Plantsville, or Wolcott, you may be wondering what type of filling is the best option for restoring your smile. At Southington Dentistry, we offer both composite and amalgam dental fillings. Each one has its pros and cons, so let’s take a look at them now and discuss everything… Read more »

Can I Get Sedation For A Dental Cleaning? What You Need To Know

If you have serious dental anxiety, even the idea of a basic dental cleaning may make you feel nervous, scared, and anxious. And at Southington Dentistry, we understand that anxiety can make it hard to get the dental care you need. That’s why we offer sedation dentistry in Southington, Plantsville, and Wolcott.  But can you… Read more »

Do Cavities Need To Be Filled Even If I Don’t Feel Pain?

You may suspect that you have a cavity in Southington, Plantsville, or Wolcott. But maybe you don’t feel any pain or discomfort. Is it really necessary to come to Southington Dentistry for an appointment with Dr. Salesky, and to have your cavity filled? Continue reading this blog to find out the answer, and to see… Read more »

How Can Sedation Help With My Dental Anxiety?

If you have dental anxiety, it may seem difficult or impossible for you to get the dental care you need in Southington, Wolcott, or Plantsville. But at Southington Dentistry, Dr. Neil Salesky is here to help. Read on to learn more about how sedation dentistry helps with dental anxiety,  and how our team can help… Read more »

Safety & Sanitation at Southington Dentistry

As always, the safety of our patients and staff at Southington Dentistry is at the forefront of our practice. We are beyond excited to re-open our doors to all of our patients in Plantsville and to make that possible, we have made a few changes to our office and procedures. We have always been diligent… Read more »