Should I Get An Implant Immediately After A Tooth Extraction?

Categories: Dental Implants
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If you are considering a a dental implant, there are advantages to combining the extraction and implant placement in one procedure. In this post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we’ll talk about the benefits of same-day extraction and dental implant placement. 1. You preserve healthy bone As soon as a tooth is taken out, […]

Are Toothpicks Good For Cleaning Teeth?

At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we always remind our patients how important it is to clean their teeth on a regular basis. Not just the front surfaces, but between the teeth, too. This is essential for cavity prevention. What’s the best way to go about getting those narrow spaces between teeth? That’s an easy […]

How Do Implant Dentures Work?

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Many people know that dental implants are an ideal tooth restoration. Some don’t realize, however, that two or more implants can support partial or full dentures. This post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City answers the most frequent questions about implant supported dentures. What Are Implant Dentures? Like conventional dentures, implant-supported dentures replace missing teeth. […]

Want Whiter Teeth?

Whiter Teeth for Oklahoma City

Teeth whitening at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City has become very popular as an easy and affordable way to improve your smile with little effort and no pain. OKC Smiles can help you understand your options for teeth whitening and the effects you may expect from various teeth whitening options. Over-the counter-whitening systems can give varied results. […]

Why White Fillings?

Like any other dental practice, we fill a lot of cavities at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Did you know that more than ninety percent of American adults have had cavities at some point? That’s a lot of drilling and filling. We use white fillings, also called composite fillings, and there are some good reasons […]

Better and Better: The Future of Implants

Dentists are always reminding their patients to brush and floss their teeth. It’s the best way to ensure healthy teeth and gums. But at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we know that in spite of everyone’s best efforts, some of our patients are going to lose a tooth. When that happens, we recommend dental implants […]

Do I Floss My New Tooth Implant?

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At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we hope that even before you got a dental implant you were brushing at least twice a day and flossing at least once. A dental implant requires brushing and flossing as well. This area is especially susceptible to plaque and inflammation if not cleaned regularly. The flossing procedure for […]

Between-Meal Cleaning

At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we constantly remind our patients to brush and floss their teeth after every meal. And most of our patients take that advice to heart. But what are you supposed to do in the middle of the day? You’re out and about, and your usual stuff – that favorite toothpaste, […]

Infant And Toddler Teeth Q&A

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This post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City is for new parents, and contains useful questions and answers about caring for baby and toddler teeth. How should I clean my child’s teeth? For infants, gently wash their gums with a piece of gauze or soft cloth. The ADA does not recommend any toothpaste for infants. […]