The condition of your teeth has a big impact on your health and happiness. Denture wearers understand this all too well, and so does OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. The path from a healthy mouth to a toothless mouth is downhill. Tooth decay and gum disease are painful. Treatment such as fillings and root canals can […]
Your face is always on display. You can’t hide it behind long sleeves, baggy jeans, or a hat. At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we have the cosmetic dentistry that can improve your smile, and brighten your entire face. A beautiful smile is essential to a polished appearance, and cosmetic dentistry is all about creating […]
If you have had years of dental problems or are embarrassed by your teeth, our friendly and outgoing team at OKC Smiles can help you find the restoration procedure right for you. You could be a candidate for complete or partial dentures or dental implants. A removable replacement for missing teeth, dentures can be made […]
I’m Sterling Stalder of OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Today’s topic is mini dental implants, sometimes called “immediate implants”. Though they are not as well known as traditional dental implants, mini implants are also being used successfully in the Oklahoma City area to improve smiles. Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support a […]
Hello. I am Dr. Sterling Stalder. Thanks for visiting my blog. Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone around […]
Hello Oklahoma City visitors, welcome to OKC Smiles. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in Moore: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of Moore dental patients, they are not problem-free. Many Oklahoma people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around the bridge clean. This […]
Not everything was better back in the “good old days.” Take dentures, for instance. Dentures have been around for generations and have certainly improved the lives of thousands of Oklahoma City people who have lost many or all of their teeth. However, Grandpa’s old-school false teeth are not the optimal tooth replacement. Traditional dentures can […]
Implants? Crowns? Veneers? Invisible braces? As dental technology and services have expanded in the Oklahoma City area, so has the vocabulary. Dentistry has advanced to provide many new solutions that address almost every possible dental trouble. Dr. Mark Phan, considered one of the best dentists in Oklahoma, has skill with cosmetic and best restorative care. […]
Today, Moore dental patients with missing teeth are fortunate to have a tooth replacement choice that is far better than both traditional dentures and dental bridges. A tooth implant provides the total package, so to speak. An implant replaces the visible part of the tooth and – this is key – also the root.
Do you have a missing tooth?
Are you considering the different types of restorative dental procedures available?
Does a dental bridge seem to make the most sense financially?
If you have a missing tooth and want to restore that gap in your mouth, it is essential to look at the differences between a dental bridge and a tooth implant.