CCCD Dental Blog
June 14, 2018
The last time you cleaned out your bathroom closet, were you surprised by how many dental products you came across? Chances are pretty high that you completely forgot they were there. Now, most of the toothpaste and mouthwash has reached their expiration dates. You’ve even found unused toothbrushes and dental floss from all your previous dental visits.
The real question is, are these dental products safe to use, even past the expiration date? Your dentist in Sapulpa can answer that, so don’t pitch them just yet!
June 2, 2018
So you’re just about to enter your last month of wearing metal braces. It’s been tough, but you’ve stayed dedicated to treatment by managing your diet, practicing diligent oral care, and visiting your dentist as needed. Pretty soon, you’ll have a beautiful smile and a healthier bite to show for your hard work and commitment.
Part of this commitment is wearing what your orthodontist in Bixby calls a retainer. What does this device do? Why is it necessary? We discuss that today.
May 15, 2018
Do you regularly find yourself with bad breath throughout the day? According to your dentist in Bixby, your at-home oral care routine can have a large impact not just on the overall health of your mouth, but how it smells as well. Bacteria is constantly harboring in the mouth, so it’s important to confirm that you’re taking all the necessary steps to curb your bad breath in between visits.
Today, we’ll be discussing why flossing matters and how it can help reduce your bad breath.
May 6, 2018
When people hear about Invisalign for the first time, they’re really taken by surprise. This causes them to ask your dentist many questions. Whether you aren’t sure if you can eat and drink while wearing aligners or you don’t know how long treatment will take, your dentist does his best to give patients accurate expectations.
We hope that after reading this FAQ about Invisalign in Bixby, you’ll be better equipped to have your consultation and start your path to straighter teeth!
April 13, 2018
When compared to dentures, bridges, and partials, dental implants truly stand tall. Not only are they the most effective at making your smile look natural once again, but they restore function in a way that is unprecedented in the dental world. It’s these reasons why your dentist has been recommending dental implants in Bixby to so many patients. Whether your tooth came out as a result of trauma from an accident, or you’ve hit an age where missing teeth is more common, dental implants are the most ideal solution.
April 5, 2018
When there are no restorative options left, your dentist in Jenks will need to extract a tooth. For most patients, this is unfortunate to hear, but is necessary to keep your oral health intact. To make it easier, your dentist wanted to go into more detail about the process and what you can expect in aftercare.
Extracting a tooth is always your dentist’s last resort, so just know that when your dentist needs to do it, it’s for good reason.
March 12, 2018
The oral cavity is truly a fascinating part of the human body. With so many moving parts and functions, it’s truly amazing to see all the parts work so well together. Each part helps you perform basic functions and protect you from disease, but most of the time we don’t stop to think about it. Consider this moment to understand how these parts work in tandem with one another and why you need to make sure they’re all in good condition.
If you aren’t sure, don’t worry. Your dentist in Sapulpa will make sure to take good care of your oral health during your next visit. In the meantime, here’s more info on the many parts of the mouth.
March 5, 2018
Do you cringe every time you look into your bathroom mirror to brush your teeth? For years you’ve wanted to have a straighter smile that you could be proud to show off, but at your age you’re thinking that it’s too late to seek orthodontic treatment. “Braces are for kids.” You think to yourself, wishing that your parents had pursued treatment for you. Just because orthodontic treatment is common among younger patients doesn’t mean you shouldn’t reap the benefits of straighter teeth.
With the help of metal braces or Invisalign in Sapulpa, you don’t have to live with crooked teeth or a bad bite any longer.
February 14, 2018
It’s not uncommon to hear about the importance of screening for skin, colon or breast cancer. What we don’t hear much about is oral cancer. Unfortunately, this type of cancer has been on the rise in recent years. As with many diseases, screening and early detection remain one of the best ways to improve the prognosis of this devastating condition.
But how can you go about getting an oral cancer screening? It’s simple – schedule regular dental care! In this blog, your dentist in Sapulpa will explain how often screenings are recommended, what’s involved and some ways to potentially prevent this disease.
February 1, 2018
There you are at work…spending the day like any other. Between the usual meetings and making headway on some big projects, you take a quick drink of your iced tea and start chewing on ice. You don’t think much about it since it’s been a habit for so long, but all of a sudden… crunch. You feel something give way on a back tooth and get the distinct impression that you’re suddenly chewing more than just ice. You have a broken piece of filling in your mouth! How could this happen?! You’ve been chewing on ice for years but apparently, this was one time too many.
If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation like this one you know it’s an experience you’d rather not repeat. In this blog, your dentist in Sapulpa will talk about simple ways to prevent these things from happening in the future.