At OKC Smiles, we enjoy providing guidance on oral health. We know that optimal dental health depends on accurate information. General Dental Procedures Suppose you need a cavity filled or want to restore a tooth with a dental implant. We make sure we explain all procedures and answer our patients’ questions. We also explain how […]
The Advantages of Implant-Retained Dentures
Are you trading your traditional dentures for implant-stabilized dentures? Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide various advantages over traditional dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Furnishes up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate This helps users taste food more easily. (Hooray!) More comfortable When dentures are fixed […]
Dental Implants Are Truly Life-Changing
After years of use, how is your smile? Does it convey your inner confidence? Are you proud of it? When someone whips out their phone to take a picture, do you flash a wide smile showing your teeth? There could be a number of issues that could impact your smiles, such as tooth decay, periodontitis […]
Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns
Restorative dentistry has progressed considerably over the years and there are now several effective ways to fix decayed teeth. In today’s post, we are going to concentrate on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an onlay can be a less-invasive replacement for a complete crown and either […]
A Beautiful Smile is Timeless
Every stage of life has its benefits and drawbacks. For example, in our golden years, we may enjoy traveling, more free time and grandchildren. However, most Oklahoma City retirees do not welcome wrinkles, limited mobility or dental dilemmas. Fortunately, your smile can be healthy and beautiful throughout your life. With cosmetic and restorative dentistry, you […]
How Do You Choose a Dental Practice For a Dental Implant?
Today’s message is for men and women who have decided to replace a tooth with a dental implant. Great choice! Now you need to choose a dental implant dentist to perform the procedure. This is a key decision. A dental implant is permanent. It involves oral surgery. It requires a significant financial investment. Making a […]
Have You Thanked Your Dental Assistant Lately?
Your dental practice would be a very different place if it weren’t for the proficient dental assistants who work there. Today, we would like to consider the importance of these specialists who are frequently not given the credit they deserve. Dental assistants not only make your dental appointment more comfortable, they make it effective, efficient, and […]
Are Dentures the Only Answer for Extensive Tooth Loss?
At OKC Smiles, we restore smiles for patients with severe tooth loss. What is total mouth reconstruction? Modern restorative dentistry makes total mouth reconstruction a reality! Total mouth reconstruction restores all the teeth with dental implants and/or implant-anchored dentures. What are dental implants? Dental implants are strong, functional, and naturally-looking restorations Dental implants replace the tooth root […]
Implants or Traditional Dentures? Ask Yourself These Questions When Choosing
If you want to restore your smile due to extensive tooth loss, you have a key decision. Will you choose conventional dentures? Will you choose tooth implants? There is really no contest when you consider the advantages of implants. Let’s compare conventional removable dentures and dental implant procedures. Feel Dentures sit right on the gums. […]
Will a Dental Implant Cause a Problem With Airport Security?
Airport security checks might be necessary, but they can be a major annoyance. Emptying your pockets. Pulling your laptop out of your carry-on. Taking your shoes off. Some people considering whether to get a dental implant may wonder if it will affect airport security. Let’s answer the questions frequently asked about tooth implants and airport […]