A dental emergency is any situation in which damage to the teeth occurs and the patient needs urgent care. While a dental emergency may have never happened to you, it could happen in the future. Some things are too urgent to wait for an appointment. How do you know if you need to call for […]
A well-designed veneer does not make your tooth look larger – unless you want it to. A veneer can correct many cosmetic dental problems and is a minimally invasive restoration. During the placement of some porcelain veneers, an extremely thin layer of enamel is removed from the tooth. If you have teeth with damage, discoloration, […]
If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Your comfort during appointments is one of our biggest priorities. Unfortunately, a lot of people stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. […]
If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City. Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There is a more severe form, too, called dental phobia. In both, […]
Millions of people get so worked up about dental appointments that they skip the dentist entirely. At OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City we understand that dental anxiety is a very real thing, and that for some people it’s more like dental phobia. But skipping the dentist is not a good idea. Sedation dentistry may be […]
Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. Your dental health is important to us at OKC Smiles, so we’re offering two fabulous ideas for those Oklahoma City nights when the only thing you care about is collapsing into bed. See if these ideas are enough to get you to prop your eyes […]
Sleep dentistry helps patients with dentist anxiety get through regular cleanings, checkups and cosmetic procedures. Want to learn more? Call OKC Smiles to schedule a consultation with our experienced staff.
Some Oklahoma City dental patients experience severe anxiety when undergoing dental treatment. With oral conscious sedation, it is possible to relax during dental procedures instead of being tense and fearful. Oral sedation dentistry, relaxation dentistry, conscious sedation and anxiety-free dentistry are all terms used to describe this type of treatment. In addition to alleviating anxiety, […]