Although it may be hard to believe, December is almost here. So, if you haven’t already started shopping, you should definitely add that to your to-dos before it gets too late. Before you opt for the usual gifts, like orange-flavored chocolates and candy canes, read through this list of stocking stuffers your dentist will approve of – your loved ones’ smiles will thank you for it!(more…)
November 27, 2023
July 18, 2023
Sports and teeth have had a tumultuous relationship over the years. You love your child’s smile, and chipping, cracking, or loss of teeth can affect your kid’s eating and speaking in a way you’d rather avoid. A sudden shock could even cause the teeth to injure the lips, cheeks, or tongue. An estimated 30 million kids play sports every year, and it’s not unlikely that your child will be among them. What can you do about the risks?
Luckily, a dentist-made custom mouthguard is a great way to manage the risk that comes with much-needed physical activity.(more…)
April 8, 2023
It is graduation season. If you have a student graduating from high school or college, give them the gift of confidence to reward them for their hard work. You can ensure they start their future with their best foot forward by enhancing their smile with cosmetic dentistry.
January 4, 2023
February is American Heart Month, when health professionals of all stripes do what they can to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is still the number one cause of death among adults in the U.S., so addressing its causes is critically important.
You might be surprised that dentists would be interested in heart health, but recent studies suggest that there are some strong ties between oral health and cardiovascular disease. If you want to know more about this link, here’s a guide that will tell you how they’re related.(more…)
December 4, 2022
With the calendar flipping to 2023 soon, you probably find yourself thinking about what this year has in store for you. New Year’s resolutions can be great for self-improvement, but don’t get so bogged down thinking about them that you forget to schedule a dental checkup. On that note, your dentist in Oklahoma City is here to discuss some reasons why getting that cleaning and exam done early in the year can pay dividends.(more…)
October 4, 2022
Have you ever noticed how spectacular the smiles of most Hollywood celebrities are? Is it a matter of being genetically blessed? The odds are highly against that being the case. Actually, they’re just like us and naturally have flaws and imperfections in their teeth as well. The secret behind their perfect ready-for-the-camera smile is something you may have expected – cosmetic dentistry. Thanks to services like dental implants, movie stars can replace their missing teeth and look picture-perfect on the big screen. Keep reading if you want to know which celebrities have benefitted from dental implants.(more…)
September 4, 2022
September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and in honor of this unique day, we want to take a closer look at why pirates historically have such bad teeth! Here’s a little insight into why your favorite swashbucklers were notorious for having such disastrous smiles, along with some tips from your dentist for keeping your own pearly whites healthy and bright.(more…)
June 15, 2022
After missing many or all of your pearly whites for a while, you finally decided to replace them with dentures. Though it’s best to do what you can to keep your natural teeth healthy and where they belong, dentures are a great way to replace missing pearly whites and regain your confidence in your smile. Even so, it can take some people a while to get used to them. To help ease the transition, read on to learn some tips, tricks, and what you can expect when adjusting to talking with dentures.(more…)
May 12, 2022
When it comes to practicing good oral hygiene, many children find it difficult to establish a good routine. From the technique they use to the amount of time they spend on it, getting used to brushing their teeth can take a little while. Believe it or not, showing them how proud you are when they remember to clean their pearly whites can do a lot of good. Read on to learn more about why praising your child for brushing their teeth is so impactful as well as how to do it.(more…)
April 8, 2022
If you’re bothered by gaps in your smile from tooth loss, then the chances are that you’ve heard of dental implants. You may already know that they substitute a titanium rod for the root, attach it to the jawbone, and customize it to resemble the surrounding teeth. Beyond that definition, though, you might have misconceptions about dental implants that keep you from pursuing them as a treatment.
To help you sort through fact and fiction on the matter, here’s a guide to common dental implant myths and why they’re simply not true.(more…)