How does your dentist help you stay healthy? Most people know that they can go to their dentist if they chip a tooth or have a toothache. Because of this, they may not realize how many other health issues your dentist can help you with. A full-service dental practice provides comprehensive oral health care. Bad […]
What are Possible Dental Implant Complications?
If you’ve visited our blog before, you have read about the benefits of dental implants. That’s because they are an amazing replacement for missing teeth and have been used successfully in the Oklahoma City area for over 30 years. At OKC Smiles, close to 98% of our implant placements are successful. But like any medical […]
Overlapping Teeth Can Be Corrected for a Beautiful Smile
At OKC Smiles, we provide advanced cosmetic dentistry. That means we repair all types of smile shortcomings. Overlapping teeth are fairly common. And while many individuals don’t mind a slight overlap, others feel self-conscious and would like it repaired. What causes teeth to overlap? Genetics or thumbsucking as a toddler can bring about overlapping teeth. […]
The 411 on TMJ
Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be the result of a serious jaw condition. Some conditions with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also also called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically, […]
Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain
Everyday stress causes some individuals to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. This can lead to TMD, and at OKC Smiles in Oklahoma City, we remind you how serious that can be. TMD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is often mistakenly called ‘TMJ,’ the acronym for temporomandibular joint. It’s a painful condition. Your […]
4 Oral Ailments To Discuss With Your OKC Dentist
You go to the OKC dentist for check-ups and toothaches, but there are other less-obvious issues that we can help you with. Today, we would like to discuss some common oral conditions. 1. Bad Breath. Sure, nobody wants to admit that they have bad breath, but bad breath can be treated. It is usually linked […]
Toothache in Oklahoma City? Don’t Wait!
People in Oklahoma City who wait to have a toothache checked may end up saying, “I wish I had come in sooner.” With all the various causes of mouth problems, a toothache sends a simple, clear message: “See your dentist!” If you wait, a toothache may end up costing you more to have it treated. […]
Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?
Moore OK clear braces are an effective solution for most bite problems. Braces not only move teeth, they can also correct the position and function of the joints, muscles and bones in the jaw.