For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or weakened bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are immensely efficient at weakening enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is quite hard. But so are ice and hard candy, and […]

Smile More, Live Better

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If you feel that you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Perhaps you make a conscious effort to avoid flashing a smile in social and professional settings. Do you think frequent smiling has a meaningful effect on your life? You bet it does. In addition to simply making us happier, smiling […]

Aesthetic Dental Transformations

Aesthetic Dental Transformations in Oklahoma City

Many Oklahoma City professionals, students, and retirees are enjoying the lasting benefits of cosmetic dentistry from OKC Smiles. A beautiful smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming, newly-improved teeth, you remember, “Oh yeah, I fixed my teeth and […]

Crown Or Veneer?

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I am Sterling Stalder of OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City.  OKC Smiles offers multiple cosmetic dental procedures for creating beautiful smiles. Two of the most popular procedures are dental crowns and porcelain veneers. Many patients don’t understand the difference between the two. Generally, a crown strengthens a compromised tooth while a veneer is used mainly […]

Dental Crowns At OKC Smiles In Oklahoma City

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Dental Crowns at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for over 2000 years. There is evidence that the Etruscans experimented with crowns on teeth using ivory and bone as early as 700 B.C. By 200 A.D., they began using gold crowns to construct artificial teeth. Ancient Egyptians fashioned tooth replacements out of seashells and then hammered them […]

How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

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Moore endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists use dental crowns (sometimes called caps) in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured, a crown can correct bite misalignments, and a crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching the crown to the abutment is the final step.