A few patients have expressed concern in the past about receiving dental X-rays because of the radiation they give off. However, according to your dentist in Tulsa, many leaps in technology have allowed this radiation to be significantly reduced, so the risk of not being able to provide a proper diagnosis far outweighs the risk of exposure to X-rays. Furthermore, without a clear picture of what’s happening inside your mouth, we can’t know for sure if there are underlying issues the naked eye can’t see. That’s why your dentist is writing about the many benefits of X-rays and how they can help you and your family avoid dental disease.
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March 14, 2018
March 5, 2018
Over the years, it becomes more and more likely that your teeth will start becoming loose. Eventually, they may even fall out, making the foods you used to eat more difficult than before. However, losing a few teeth does much more than affect your diet. Many patients report changes in their appearance and their ability to do other tasks besides eating. According to your dentist in Tulsa, there is a solution for your mouth that’s worth investing in, especially for the long-term.
To learn how dental implants can change your life for the better, keep reading.
February 10, 2018
You may want to sit down before you hear this: Your toothbrush could have as many as 100 million bacteria on it. While that’s certainly cause for pause, it should be mentioned that millions of bacteria can be found in the average mouth as well! Sure, the numbers are a bit shocking, but the most important variable is actually quality, not quantity. Since toothbrushes are stored in the bathroom, it’s not uncommon to find both E. Coli and Staph among the hundreds of different types of germs on a toothbrush.
Thankfully, these generally aren’t plentiful enough to cause health problems. However, there are a few bugs on your brush that can wreak havoc on your household, not only once, but twice – cold and flu germs. In this blog, your dentist in Tulsa will explain why changing your brush after being sick is so important and tips on how to keep it cleaner overall.
February 1, 2018
So, you recently found out that you’re expecting and you’re overcome with excitement! You immediately pick up some prenatal vitamins, schedule a visit with your doctor, and start thinking about how to decorate the nursery. Amidst all of the preparations (and the fact that you’re suddenly exhausted at all times), your brushing and flossing routine may not be what it once was. There are so many things to think about, you figure you’ll get back to it after the baby is born. While it’s understandable to think that way, a dentist in Tulsa explains why your oral health is even more important than usual while you’re pregnant and how to take great care of your teeth and gums.
January 31, 2018
Have you seen some of your friends and family raving about their new orthodontic treatment—but you don’t see one? They’re probably talking about their modern Invisalign treatment, probably from a dentist in Tulsa.
That’s right, they could be mentioning that cool, new plastic orthodontic trays that no one can see. If you want to learn more about Invisalign and how it may be able to help you reach a few of your own personal smile goals, keep reading on through this week’s blog post!
December 8, 2017
It’s true, teeth are built to last a lifetime—but that doesn’t mean that they always do if they aren’t properly cared for. There are plenty of factors that can cause a patient to lose their teeth besides bad oral hygiene, too—like trauma or health conditions.
Whatever the reason, your smile can’t properly survive with sporadic missing teeth! Missing teeth can lead to many other severe dental problems down the road, including severe, systematic tooth loss. You dentist is here to present the most effective, long-lasting tooth replacement available with modern dentistry: dental implants in Tulsa.
November 12, 2017
Veneers are among one of the most sought cosmetic dental procedures because they offer an effective solution to drastically improve the size, shape, and appearance of the teeth. However, in the past, many chose alternative options because they process was somewhat invasive as a large amount of the tooth’s structure needed to be removed during the bonding process. Now, your dentist in Tulsa uses those that are made from porcelain due to the various benefits it offers.
October 14, 2017
On your way out of the restaurant you grab a few toothpicks and start cleaning your teeth. You’ve done this a thousand times before and haven’t thought anything of it until you feel a zing in your tooth. That’s strange, you wonder if toothpicks could be harmful to your teeth? Your dentist in Tulsa explains.
September 7, 2017
Many people love eating fruits: they’re sweet, juicy, and high in vitamin C content. Fruits like oranges, strawberries, and grapefruits are particularly good choices for both your dental health and overall health. But there are other fruits that have really high acidic levels that can damage the smile by attacking the enamel of your teeth.
There’s good news! You can still reap the benefits of all fruits if you know how to keep your teeth safe while eating them. Your Tulsa dentist is here to give you the breakdown of acidic food and how to safely treat your smile.
August 29, 2017
The goal of your dental professional is to focus on solutions to help you navigate to greater oral health. Instead of focusing on dental problems, your dentist in Tulsa focuses on solutions and preventive care.
In this post, we will explore how to stop tooth decay and remineralize cavities with…you guessed it: fluoride!