CCCD Dental Blog
September 7, 2018
Wearing dentures in Sapulpa doesn’t have to be distressing or unpleasant. You can ease the transition by making temporary adjustments to your diet and using the privacy and comfort of your home to practice daily tasks like speaking.
A sedation dentist in Sapulpa can help to relieve dental -related fears and unease. This condition, also known as dentophobia, afflicts up to 20% of the US population. It has many causes, including negative experiences in the past and embarrassment over tooth and gum problems.
July 31, 2018
It’s summertime — and that means you’re probably enjoying cold treats like ice cream, popsicles, and big glasses of condensating lemonade. Or maybe you’re not. If you frequently feel like saying “ouch” in response to cold and hot stimuli, your gums may be to blame. Gum recession is common as we get older, as the healthy tissue disappears and leaves your sensitive tooth enamel and root exposed. Keep reading to find out why gum recession happens, and why it’s important to stop it, from your dentist in Sapulpa.
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.