It’s hard to win a gold medal if you have a toothache. A recent study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health affects athletic performance at the elite level. “More than 40% of athletes were bothered by their oral health with 28% reporting an impact on quality of life […]
Most Oklahoma City men and women know that flossing is an important part of oral health. The value of this simple yet critical exercise in oral hygiene has been shown time and time again. But does fear have to play a role in Moore’s commitment to the practice? Flossing offers a chance to remove bits […]
As the years go by, our teeth naturally lose their luster. Dark colored foods and drinks speed up the process, but even people who avoid coffee, wine and cola are not immune to yellow or gray teeth. Want to brighten up your smile? Have you considered tooth whitening? Teeth whitening at OKC Smiles is one […]
Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around Moore. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Since this is a dental blog, I am sure you expect us to raise all sorts of alarms warning of the dangers of piercings. You are right. Unfortunately, these […]
Dentists in Oklahoma City are dedicated to your oral health and care about the condition of your teeth. At OKC Smiles we recognize that your teeth help you both eat and speak. You use your teeth to tear, scrape, and chew food, as well as to form words with your tongue. Healthy teeth and gums […]
Dental patients in the Moore area may wonder what would happen if they didn’t seek quality dental care on a regular basis. The answer isn’t pretty. A common result of untreated cavities are abscesses. A tooth abscess is an infection near the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. This collection […]
It’s All About Location If you can’t be in Paris, then bring fashion home to Oklahoma City. Facial fashion, that is. The pouty, the cheesy, the sultry, the glamorous, the gleeful. Oklahoma City is a great location to enjoy the possibilities and benefits OKC Smiles has to offer. A group dedicated to keeping you looking […]
When you go to a Norman, Edmond, or Mustang drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, make sure that it carries the seal of the American Dental Association. The seal is there to help you make the best choices you can for the products you need to keep your mouth clean and healthy.