6 Easy Ways To Eat Like A Dentist

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In today’s post, we are talking about nutrition. There is nothing that impacts your smile as much as your eating habits. Develop good nutrition and your dentist will smile down on you too. 1. Rinse after eating Rinse your mouth with a swish of water or brush your teeth after meals. People who snack all day […]

If Only I Had Taken Care Of My Teeth…

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Brush. Floss. Get regular checkups. It will sound so simple when you have dentures. How many times have you said, “If only!” “If only I had changed my oil,” “If only I had stayed in college,” ‘If only I had worn sunscreen.” We hope you don’t ever say, “If only I had taken care of […]

How Do You Measure Dental Success?

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How do you measure “dental success?” A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean all those things and many more. For a child, dental success may mean having a childhood free of cavities, learning daily dental hygiene practices, and gaining an understanding […]

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

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Most individuals have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, or uncontrolled spending. (Even though many of […]

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is lax oral hygiene. Often, halitosis ensues midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of […]

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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1. Which of the things listed below are risk factors for gum disease (periodontitis)? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. Diabetes d. Heredity 2. Which of the following are possible signs of gum disease? a. Teeth that appear longer b. A change in the way dentures fit c. Bleeding gums d. Swollen gums 3. Which of […]

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot morning and night and get it done. But are you doing it right? Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better support your oral health and safeguard your smile from dental caries and […]

Been A While Since You Had Your Teeth Cleaned?

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Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. Sterling Stalder, DDS. At OKC Smiles, we provide comprehensive full service dentistry for patients in Oklahoma City and surrounding communities. Our friendly and outgoing team of skilled hygienists, dental assistants, and administrative staff help Dr. Stalder exceed our patients’ expectations. At OKC Smiles, we understand the value of […]

Unexpected Stress? Don’t Forget Your Smile

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When you suddenly have to juggle extra balls, some are bound to get dropped. Perhaps you are going through a divorce or became the caregiver for an ailing parent. Perhaps you took on a second job or started night school to earn an advanced degree. Not every stressor is negative. A new baby, marriage, career, […]

Eruption Charts: Not As Scary As They Sound

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Thanks for visiting the Oklahoma City Dental Blog. Today, we’re talking about eruption charts and their uses. An eruption chart is simply a listing of the different types of teeth in the mouth and when, on average, they come out, or ‘erupt’, from the gums. A primary teeth eruption chart will also tell you when […]