Do you have a healthy diet that contains all the vital nutrients your body needs to stay healthy? Since this March is National Nutrition Month, there’s no better time to learn about necessary vitamins you need to keep your teeth and gums healthy. By eating the right foods or taking supplements, you can reduce your risk of developing common oral issues such as gum disease and cavities. Read on to learn five vital nutrients for healthy teeth and gums. (more…)
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March 13, 2020
February 26, 2020
If you’ve recently had a dental bridge put into place, you’re probably feeling pretty good about your smile. Not only have you replaced your missing tooth, but you have a customized restoration that blends in so well that no one else can tell these teeth are not real. And the best part is that they can’t decay! But what about your natural teeth underneath? They’re covered by your dental bridge, so they’re protected from decay and gum disease, right? Unfortunately, that is not the case, and your local dentist is here to explain why.
February 16, 2020
Going to the dentist can be an anxious time for some individuals. Even as more and more dentists begin to offer methods of sedation, you may be thinking, “Will I be knocked out,” “Will I have to get a shot,” or “What if I don’t have ‘enough’ anxiety? Can I still get it?” Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and misinformation out there that continue to keep patients from seeking proper dental care. To alleviate your concerns, let us debunk three of the most common sedation dentistry myths, so you can feel more at ease about your upcoming visit.
January 19, 2020
If you’re afraid of the dentist, you’re definitely not alone. Not only are these worries completely natural, but there are ways that you can overcome them. Not visiting a professional for a checkup and cleaning every six months due to anxiety and fear could put your dental health at risk, causing you to develop more cavities and gum disease that could cause permanent damage to your mouth. Read on to learn why so many people have dental phobias and how a sedation dentist can help you feel relaxed. (more…)
December 9, 2019
Did you know that an estimated 1/3 of Americans avoid going to the dentist out of fear? Sadly, this means they’re more likely to experience major dental problems and painful emergencies which, in turn, can make their phobia even worse. The good news? You live in a day and age where you have excellent options to manage your fear and “break the cycle.” When you see a sedation dentist, it is possible to get the care you need without stress or anxiety! Keep reading below to learn more and find out how oral sedation and IV sedation work.
November 21, 2019
More than 5 million dental implants are placed each year and it’s easy to see why they’re so popular: They’re not only the closest thing to your own natural teeth, but they can also last a lifetime. The implant procedure is always done in multiple stages, but since everyone is unique, the process will look different for each person. When people need a tooth extraction first, one common question is, “How long do I have to wait to get a dental implant?” Keep reading to find out and learn why extractions may be the necessary first step.
October 14, 2019
Are you missing multiple teeth? You are not alone. In fact, nearly 70% of U.S. adults aged 35 to 44 have one or more missing teeth, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Many individuals seek to replace missing teeth with dentures or other dental prosthetics to avoid embarrassing social interactions – but restoring one’s smile is important for more than cosmetic reasons. Did you know that missing teeth can lead to bone loss? Learn more about the impact of missing teeth and the best way to preserve your oral health in today’s blog.
September 29, 2019
If you find that even routine checkups and cleanings at the dentist leave you feeling stressed and anxious, your dentist might use a form of sedation to keep you relaxed. This is an excellent option for patients suffering from a dental phobia, but how much can you expect to pay for it? Here’s what you need to know about the average cost of sedation in Sapulpa.
August 4, 2019
You wouldn’t send your kid off to play football or ride their bike without wearing a helmet. Yet many parents let their children play sports without making sure their little teeth are protected by a mouthguard. These trays worn over the teeth can help prevent an extra trip to your emergency dentist. Read on to learn all about mouthguards and why your child should wear one.
July 17, 2019
Unfortunately, gum disease (sometimes called periodontal disease) is much, much more common than you might think. The CDC has found that almost half of Americans are suffering from periodontitis, an advanced and potentially dangerous condition that, if left alone, can easily result in tooth loss. Knowledge is the key to protecting your smile; take the first step by learning the answers to these 4 periodontal disease FAQs.