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3 Reasons Why It's Time to Let Go of Dental Anxiety

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Dental anxiety is a problem that affects millions of people. Research from the National Institutes of Health indicates that anxiety affects 80% of Americans and up to 14% of those experience intense anxiety. The same study confirms that anxious patients commonly suffer from more decayed or missing teeth compared to non-anxious patients.If you are a fearful patient, Medina dentist Dr. Christopher Sinick would like you to know that you don’t have to sacrifice your oral health because of anxiety. Past negative dental experiences are often the cause of stress; however, as we learn more about anxiety and how it affects our patients' oral health, we continually look for new ...

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Mercury-Free Dentistry: What It Is and Why We Practice It

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There has been a lot of talk lately about the safety of mercury in amalgam fillings. Many of our patients are understandably concerned that the presence of mercury will damage their health.At Sinick Family Dental, your safety comes first, so we don’t use mercury fillings. We have found that we can get the strength from composite resins that contain no mercury and are good for your oral health.The Problem with Mercury FillingsMercury fillings, or amalgam, have been used for decades because they were the only durable treatment option we had. The biggest problem with silver amalgam fillings is that they have been shown to release small amounts of mercury as ...

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Are You Ready to Improve Your Smile?

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We are always excited to meet a patient who wants to take the next step to healthier, more attractive smile. Cosmetic dentistry at our Medina, OH dental office provides us with many options for creating the smile transformation you're looking for.When you met with Dr. Christopher Sinick for a consultation, we first need to define exactly what a smile makeover means to you. We take all the time necessary to answer your questions fully. We want to involve you in the process, so we not only meet but exceed your expectations.Our goal is to tailor your treatment to your specific wants and needs. If you are planning a consultation, here ...

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Bone Grafting: What it Is and Why We Use It

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Bone grafting at our Medina, OH dental office is a procedure we perform to supplement bone in your jaw that shrinks when you lose a tooth.The similarity between any tooth replacement like a dental implant, bridge, or denture is that they all function best when there is sufficient bone in your jaw.Why You Need Bone GraftingIn fact, the amount of bone you have determines what replacement options you have. When you lose a tooth and you don’t have it replaced as soon as possible, the bone in the location of the missing tooth will continue to shrink over time.If you lack enough bone density, you probably will not be a ...

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Are You Nervous When You Go to the Dentist? We can help!

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Are you someone who doesn't like coming to the dentist for a cleaning or to have work done?You are not alone!Every day we hear from patients that the dentist office is not their favorite place to be. We know that it is not as soothing as a trip to the spa, but we try to make you feel as comfortable as possible while you are here. We have many things to make you feel at ease including TV's in every room, headphones if you want to block out the noise, pillows, and blankets.We are excited to add another way to help you relax during your visit. We are now offering ...

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Is Your Child Worried? We Can Help Provide Reassurance

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Dental visits can be a challenge for many adults, so you can imagine how a child feels when they are faced with a completely new environment. Part of the children’s dentistry services we offer at our Medina, OH dental office involves approaching your child with compassion and a caring approach.Dr. Chistopher Sinick doesn't want you to feel bad if your child is agitated or nervous during their visits. Our entire team understands that it is normal for kids to worry. As a children’s dentist, we know that it is essential for us to work proactively with your child to help them develop a positive attitude about seeing the dentist. Taking ...

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Getting Dental Implants? What You Can Expect

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Having a dental implant placed is a big decision! But you’ve done all your research and spoken with Dr. Christopher Sinick about the procedure at our Medina, OH dental office. You’re armed with enough information to know that a dental implant is exactly the solution you need to complete your smile and get on with your life!You understand how the procedure works, but what about after the implant’s placed? An implant is a permanent replacement that functions like a natural tooth, but what are the other benefits you will enjoy?Improved Appearance – Of course, your appearance will improve simply because you have all your teeth. But a dental implant that’s ...

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Patient Testimonials
  • "I was a patient of Dr. Hagen's for 34 years. Dr. Sinick and his staff made the transition very smooth for me." - Denise Reynolds

  • "Some faces changed at the dental office here. However, the good service and professionalism continues. We had a few emergencies in the course of a few days and we're able to get them successfully and painlessly done. Dr. Michael Hagen replaced himself with a caring and equal person in Dr. Sinick."- Jean Heidinger

  • "I would like to take a moment to introduce you to the BEST family dental in Medina County. Next time you are in need of dental work for your family please try Sinick Family Dental! Dr. Chris Sinick and his wonderful staff will do everything to make your dental visit pleasant and effective. "- Kathlene McDonough