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Dental Anxiety

Find dental anxiety solutions at Smile Brighter in Willoughby Hills, OH

Dental Anxiety Solutions with Dr Michael Stern in Willoughby Hills OH Area

While it is normal to feel a little nervous before a dental procedure, dental anxiety for some patients is so severe that they cannot imagine sitting through teeth cleaning. Dr. Stern and the team at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills offer dental anxiety solutions for patients in the Lake County area. Overcoming dental anxiety for your health Routine dental visits are crucial to maintaining your oral health, and the sooner you get issues like cavities and gum disease treated, the less likely you will lose your teeth. Your dental health is also linked to your overall health. By fighting infections in … Continue reading

Patients get relief from dental fear and anxiety from a dentist in Willoughby Hills, OH with nitrous oxide sedation

Dental Treatments with Nitrous Oxide in Willoughby Hills Area

A sad truth is that many Americans neglect their dental health. With dental insurance covering regular exams and cleanings, the cost of dental care is not what is keeping so many away from the dentist. The fact is that there is a large portion of people who suffer from dental fear or anxiety at the mere thought of going in and sitting in the dental chair. It is nothing to laugh at or make fun of either as it is a real fear just like any other. Dr. Michael Stern and the team at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills understand this … Continue reading

Dental Anxiety Solutions for Patients in Willoughby Hills

Dental Anxiety Solution in Willoughby Hills area

Do you get sweaty palms just thinking about calling the dentist to set up your next appointment due to anxiety or fear? You are not alone. There is a significant number of Americans who experience this very same feeling. There is an additional group who choose to not go to the dentist at all due to this crippling fear. Dr. Michael Stern and his team at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills hate to hear of patients experiencing these feelings. Dr. Stern uses nitrous oxide to combat these feelings so patients can feel relaxed throughout their visit. Why Nitrous Oxide? There are … Continue reading

What you should know about NTI-tss treatment for migraine headaches Willoughby Hills

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Chronic migraines aren’t just headaches. They don’t go away quickly, they don’t respond to aspirin or other common pain medications, and they can’t be ignored. The debilitating pain can affect your quality of life, relationships, and even ability to work. Millions of Americans are affected, including many people here in Willoughby Hills. For many people, standard treatment is not enough to stop the pain. However, there are several advanced migraine headache treatments now available, including NTI-tss (nociceptive trigeminal inhibition tension suppression system). What is NTI-tss? Tiny yet powerful, NTI-tss is a customized intra-oral device that has been used to manage … Continue reading