Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Did you know a cavity may be reversed? These small holes in our teeth caused by acidic tooth erosion can actually be prevented from getting worse and require filling. Currently, around 90% of adults have cavities and almost 30% have untreated cavities. However, by taking a few necessary precautions, we can stave off tooth decay […]

What Can OKC Smiles Do For You?

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Hello, and welcome to the Moore dental health blog. My name is Dr. Mark Phan and I want to tell you about our Oklahoma City practice, OKC Smiles. We work hard to keep our patients satisfied. Our most popular services are: sedation dentistry restorative dentistry family dentistry porcelain veneers Invisalign We serve residents in the […]

3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

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Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do”. At OKC Smiles, we understand that. But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items on your to-do list. Twice-yearly dental exams are […]

Beware Of An Acidic Diet

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Most men and women don’t think of a tooth as a body part that wavers in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with continual chemical processes. The protective enamel that covers the softer interior consists of minerals. Enamel demineralizes […]

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 […]