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 […]

3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City we are big advocates of good dental health, and really promote regular brushing and flossing. Since we’re a dental practice that should come as no surprise! Many of our patients bring questions with them to their checkups, like which toothpaste to use or proper tools and techniques. We think […]

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is one of the best things you can do to maintain good dental health. You’ve probably heard us say that more than once, at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Not many patients like to admit it, but studies show that some people have a hard time working […]

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

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Saliva is an important part of good oral health. Without an adequate flow, you’d find it very difficult to chew and swallow. If you have a problem with dry mouth, let us know at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Saliva is produced by several glands in and around the mouth, and it is mostly water. […]

Bad Breath Is No Fun

Bad Breath Is No Fun For Oklahoma City Residents

This post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City takes on an unpleasant topic: bad breath. Imagine you are starting a new job and are going to meet with your new boss for the first time. Confidence is key to your success. As you reach out to shake the extended hand your broad confident smile exposes […]

Bad Breath Q & A

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In this blog post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we have some answers to frequent questions about bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is repulsive, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can propagate and stink in hidden crevices that can only be reached with floss. Time […]

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of […]