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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.


Transform Your Smile Today with Veneers!

February 18, 2020

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woman about to get veneers in Oklahoma City

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.  


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.


Wipe Away Your Fear of the Dentist With Oral Conscious Sedation

October 4, 2019

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person holding a pill and a cup of water

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


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.


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.


3 Ways To Get Your Selfie-Ready Smile Makeover

March 18, 2019

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friends on a beach

As the weather starts to get warmer, you begin pulling all of your summer clothes down from the attic and restocking your closet. You’ve been working on getting a great beach body but feel like it’s not going to distract from your noticeably stained and slightly crooked smile. Between all the outings and events you have planned this summer, you know you’re going to be tagged in hundreds of candid pictures and want to look great, even when you’re not trying to. Lucky for you, you have a few options to put your smile makeover into motion.


How Do Dental Implants In Oklahoma City Work If You Have Dentures?

February 18, 2019

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Model of an implant-retained denture

People have needed a way to replace missing teeth for longer than you might have thought. In fact, dentures have been around since 700 BC! Granted, they were made of human or animal teeth and thin metal wire, so they were quite a bit different back then. Today, restorative dentistry has come a long way and dental implants have changed everything for patients after tooth loss (especially those who currently wear partial or full dentures). Learn more below about how dental implants in Oklahoma City work in combination with dentures, and how they can dramatically improve your oral health and overall quality of life!


Dental Anxiety Is Nothing to Fear. Here’s Why

January 29, 2019

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sedation dentistry in Oklahoma City

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? You’re not alone. Studies show that up to 40 million Americans avoid seeing their dentist due to feelings of fear or unease. Fortunately, you have options for dealing with this problem. These include conscious oral sedation, a technique that induces deep relaxation without putting you to sleep.


Does Getting a Dental Implant Hurt? Here’s the Truth

January 8, 2019

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side view of dental implant

A dental implant restoration gives back to the patient the things that time, lifestyle factors, or medical conditions have taken away. Modern Implant materials and techniques are considered state-of-the-art in the dentistry profession. Despite these facts, many who could benefit from dental implants hesitate because of worries about pain or discomfort. But are their concerns overblown? Let’s see.

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