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Halloween Doesn’t Have to Be Scary for Your Smile!

September 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 5:19 pm
children dressed up for Halloween

October is right around the corner, which means Halloween will be here before we know it! It’s one of the scariest and most candy-filled holidays of the year. For kids and adults alike, dressing up and indulging in delicious goodies is one of the highlights of the year. Unfortunately, this age-old tradition can leave a lasting mark on your oral health if you’re not careful. Your cosmetic dentist in Glenpool shares a few tips to keep you and your child’s smile strong and healthy this season.

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Invisalign: It’s Never Too Late to Start Treatment

September 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 6:18 pm
older couple smiling at home

When people hear orthodontic treatment, they typically envision teenagers and young adults sporting a mouth full of metal. If you missed out on that experience when you were younger, you might think it’s too late to achieve the straight smile you’ve always dreamed of. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Thanks to Invisalign for seniors, you can still fulfill that dream. Read along as your dentist in Glenpool explains why there’s no such thing as being too old for Invisalign.

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What to Do If Your Veneer Falls Off

August 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 8:21 pm
young woman with hand over mouth in shock

While having lunch with friends, you’re casually enjoying your meal when suddenly, something feels off in your mouth. Then, it dawned on you – your veneer fell off! Your first instinct might be to panic, but don’t worry, you’re not the first (and certainly not last) person to find themselves in this predicament. Although the situation is unsettling, it’s not dire and doesn’t constitute a dental emergency. So, what do you do? Read on to learn what steps you should take if your veneer falls off.

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Can You Get Invisalign If You’ve Previously Had Braces?

August 3, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 7:15 pm
young woman smiling while holding Invisalign aligner

After getting your braces taken off, your dentist likely stressed the importance of wearing your retainer to preserve your results. However, one study revealed that one in five patients stop using it within 19 to 24 minutes of completing orthodontic treatment. Are you a part of this statistic? If so, your teeth might have gradually shifted back into their pre-braces position. Since you had a metal mouth when you were younger, you’re probably considering using Invisalign this time around – but is that possible? Here’s what you need to know about wearing Invisalign after braces.

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6 Questions to Ask When Considering a New Dentist

February 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 8:04 pm

Last week, one of my long-time patients visited me for a routine checkup and while she was there, she let me know that she would be moving up to Edison NJ very soon. She mentioned to me that her husband would likely need to have dental implant treatment within the next few months, and she asked me if there was another practice that could provide in-house treatment like mine. Fortunately, I knew just the one for them! While I hate to see my patients receiving such an important treatment elsewhere, it sometimes can’t be helped. I shared the information from a wonderful practice with in-house dental implant experts who have a great track record for treatment. After sharing the recommendation with her, I started mulling over the other types of things that people might want to consider when they’re looking for a new dentist. I came up with 6 important questions that can help guide you when deciding on a new practice to call home.

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Knock Your Valentine’s Day Date Out of the Park with a Bright Smile

February 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 2:39 pm
a couple playing video games and hanging out in a living room

This Valentine’s Day, you may not be going out to see a movie or eat a fancy steak dinner in the nicest restaurant in town, but you can still make a shining and memorable impression that helps earn you a second date. One of the first traits that many people notice about you is your smile, and when you play to your strengths and know it’s looking excellent, you can exude confidence. Read on to learn how something as small as teeth whitening in Glenpool can help boost your confidence and allow you to ace your Valentine’s Day date.

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4 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

December 29, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 3:51 pm
Senior man filling his bowl with food

As the year comes to a close, there is no time like the present to reflect on all the things you are grateful for. After all, 2020 was filled with challenges and unforeseen setbacks, so getting into a positive mindset can help you enter 2021 on the right foot. Fortunately, if you have dental implants in Glenpool, you have plenty of reasons to be thankful. Read on to learn what they are!

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How to Prevent Dry Socket After a Tooth Extraction

July 23, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 9:33 pm
woman giving thumbs up in dental chair

If you’re aware of what dry socket is, just hearing those words is enough to make you cringe. This condition is a complication that can arise in the first couple of days following a tooth extraction, and it can result in a world of pain. While molars, especially wisdom teeth, are more likely to cause dry socket, there’s still a small chance it can happen even if you get a front tooth removed. To help you avoid this incredibly uncomfortable condition, we’ve laid out this guide to preventing dry socket in Glenpool.

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Do Your Dentures Always Fall Out? Try These 5 Tips to Keep Them in Place

June 22, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 5:36 pm
elderly couple smiling with dentures in Glenpool

Whether you’re missing just a few pearly whites or a whole mouthful, dentures in Glenpool are a great way to give you back the full smile you deserve. To create them, your dentist will take detailed impressions of your mouth so that they resemble your natural smile as much as possible. Over the years, though, they can sometimes have trouble staying in place. If your dentures frequently fall out, read on below to learn five tips to keep them in place.

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4 Personal Protective Equipment Your Dentist Will Be Wearing During Your Next Appointment

May 2, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Parnam Mohanna @ 7:47 pm
a female dentist wearing gloves, scrubs, and a face mask

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has quickly become a term used by more than just the healthcare community. As citizens don face masks of all kinds, dental teams throughout the country are also added new pieces to their daily attire. From gloves and face shields to disposable gowns and protective eyewear, these PPE are designed to offer additional protection against COVID-19. Spend a few moments learning about these items and why they’re important for both you and those working in the dental office.

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