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Set Your Child Up for Academic Success This School Year with These 4 Oral Health Tips

September 1, 2020

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Believe it or not, having bad dental health can negatively impact the way your child performs in school. According to a 2012 study, children with dental problems are more likely to miss school and not do all of their required homework. These problems are also associated with unhappiness, shyness, and feelings of worthlessness. The good news is that preventing and treating these dental problems may increase your child’s chances of academic success. Here are four tips from a children’s dentist to give your little one a healthier smile and an overall better school year.

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The Pros and Cons of Different Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

August 24, 2020

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older man smiling after getting affordable teeth whitening in Oklahoma City

Everyone wants to have a nice set of white teeth. After all, white teeth are often associated with youth, good health, and success. Because the demand for teeth whitening has increased in recent years, so have the number of ways to brighten your smile. With all of these options, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. Let’s discuss the pros and cons of some of the different types of affordable teeth whitening in Oklahoma City to help you make that choice.

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6 Creative Ways to Greet Your Dentist

June 22, 2020

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Woman in dental chair at dentist in OKC.Over the last few weeks, you’ve had to change the way you normally do things to do your part to combat the spread of COVID-19. You’ve had to stay home, wear masks, and keep your distance from others to name just a few. As the country reopens so you can visit your dentist in OKC again, you’ll still need to practice social distancing. If you’re a hugger or you like to give a firm handshake when you see your dentist, here are 6 creative ways to greet your dental team amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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What to Do If Your Child Is Afraid of The Dentist

May 9, 2020

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Young girl at kids dentist in OKC

Squeezing dentistry into your busy life is difficult enough. It makes it even worse when your child is not enthusiastic about the appointment. Being in an unfamiliar location while strangers are poking around in their mouth can be a scary and uncomfortable experience for a child. While going to the dentist is a common fear among children, there are steps you can take to help. Read on to learn some tips from your kids dentist in OKC regarding your child and how to make a trip to the office easier and more enjoyable.

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Is Your Toothache a Dental Emergency?

April 16, 2020

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Pained man with toothache needs to see Oklahoma City family dentist

There is a wide variety of different types of toothaches, and just as many factors that can cause them. Sometimes, improved oral hygiene, better brushing habits, or getting a filling is enough to ease the discomfort completely. Other times however, tooth pain could be a warning sign of a much more serious issue. Your Oklahoma City family dentist explains which types of toothaches need to be seen right away and which ones can wait until your next appointment.

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Transform Your Smile Today with Veneers!

February 18, 2020

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You’re hanging out tonight with an old friend you haven’t seen in a while. Naturally, they take some pictures of the two of you together, which are of course going to end up on social media later. The idea of someone, even your friend, posting pictures of your chipped, gapped, or stained teeth for all to see fills you with dread. Fortunately, your dentist has a solution – veneers in Oklahoma City. These custom restorations can be placed over your problem teeth to give you an amazing smile. Keep reading this post to learn more about how veneers can help you.  

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Get a Confident, Natural-Looking Smile with Porcelain Veneers

December 7, 2019

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Man with confident, natural-looking smile.

Have you noticed how celebrities like Morgan Freeman, Demi Moore, and George Clooney have perfect teeth? The secret to their movie-star quality smile and many others is a cosmetic dental procedure called porcelain veneers. These have been around since 1928, when Californian dentist Charles Pincus created them to perfect the smiles of actors about to be on the big screen. Over time, they’ve become more permanent, more natural looking, and more available to everyone. If you have noticeable imperfections in your teeth that are keeping you from your fairy-tale smile, porcelain veneers might be for you! But even though they are renowned for creating durable, beautiful, and flawless smiles, are they too good to be true?  Learn more about how porcelain veneers in Oklahoma City work and how they can give you a beautiful, natural-looking appearance for years to come.

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Wipe Away Your Fear of the Dentist With Oral Conscious Sedation

October 4, 2019

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Many people would rather take the chances of living with the consequences of untreated severe oral health problems than schedule an appointment with their dentist. According to a survey taken by 18,000 people around the world, 61 percent of the people that answered said they suffer from dental fear, and about four percent said they had never been to a dentist. The good news is, there is a sedation dentist in Oklahoma City that offers a needle-free, mask-free solution to help you feel relaxed and comfortable, allowing you to get the care you need without risking your mental health. Read on for four benefits of oral conscious sedation. ß

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Afraid of the Dentist? Oral Conscious Sedation Might Be Just What You Need

September 27, 2019

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woman receiving nitrous oxide sedation

For a while now you’ve had a toothache that has been giving you some serious pain. It really bothers you, but your fear of the dentist is overwhelming. You’re scared of lying there vulnerable while the dentist pokes around in your mouth. If this sounds familiar, then you could benefit from sedation dentistry. It can soothe your dental worries in no time. Continue reading to learn more about how sedation can allow you to get the dental care you need, stress-free.

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Why Dental Implants May Be Your Solution for Missing Teeth

April 15, 2019

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Dental implant alongside teeth

Life with missing teeth can be challenging. Maybe you’ve stopped going to your favorite restaurant because you can’t eat the food you love anymore. Maybe you find yourself being more reluctant to smile in front of people you’ve just met. Or maybe you’re having trouble making yourself be understood when you speak. A healthy smile can be the key to leading a fuller, more confident life, so how can your dentist help you get it back? Dental implants are a seamless, long-lasting solution for tooth loss that can help get your oral health back on track.

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