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Is There an Ideal Age to Get Botox®?

June 7, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 5:48 pm
a man looking at his face in a mirror

You may be surprised to know that people start getting Botox injections as young as their early 20s and even throughout their 60s and older. Because every person ages uniquely in their own ways, it can be hard to know when the best time for you to start Botox treatment is. Read on to learn more about the effects of Botox and how they can benefit you at different stages in your life.

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A Natural Way to Protect Teeth: What is Curodont Repair Fluoride Plus?

May 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 6:41 pm
young woman with a healthy smile

Learning you have a cavity or are showing signs of early decay can be alarming, especially if you practice good oral hygiene. Unfortunately, instances can arise that leave one or more teeth suffering from plaque and tartar that have penetrated the outermost layer – the enamel. Fortunately, there is a new solution that can be used that requires no drilling or invasive procedure. Keep reading to learn more about Curodont Repair Fluoride Plus and how it can benefit your smile.

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Handle with Care: Essential Steps for Dealing with a Knocked-Out Tooth

April 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 8:12 pm
Patient holding a knocked-out tooth

A sudden shock to the system from a knocked-out tooth can be distressing and cause confusion and fear. However, knowing what to do in this situation can make all the difference in saving your tooth! Whether it happens during sports, a vehicular accident, or a simple slip, taking immediate action is critical. If you want an easy-to-follow guide to check after the injury, continue reading.

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How to Protect Your Smile If an Adult Tooth Comes Loose

March 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 1:08 pm
Man with loose tooth looking in handheld mirror

If you get hit in the mouth or suffer from untreated gum disease, one or more of your adult teeth may end up becoming loose. This is a serious dental emergency; if you don’t want to end up losing the tooth altogether, then you need to take the right steps to keep your mouth safe and get the care that you need. To make sure that you’re prepared for the worst-case scenario, here’s a step-by-step guide to what you should do if you have a loose adult tooth.

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Dental Emergency? How to Find a Dentist ASAP

January 9, 2024

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Woman in the waiting room at an emergency dentistA dental emergency can happen with no warning. Don’t panic! You need to get to an emergency dentist quickly. However, many people don’t keep a phone number handy for an emergency dentist. Don’t worry. Here’s how to find a great dentist to help you through the stressful situation. 

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Just What Are the Dos & Don’ts of Dental Implants?

December 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 8:29 am
An aging senior happy with his new dental implants

Compared to dentures or bridges, dental implants are truly great. They work so well that their ten-year success rate is over 95%! Still, don’t forget that implants need care. Neglecting them will cause the prosthetics to fail early. As such, you must follow the dos and don’ts of dental implants. Thankfully, your Tulsa dentist can share these rules with you. Read on to learn how you should and shouldn’t care for your implants.

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The Truth About Cosmetic Dentistry for Seniors

November 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 9:18 pm
man smiling with arms crossed

As the years accumulate, many people find themselves pondering the possibility of enhancing their smiles through cosmetic dentistry. However, one might question whether they’re too old for such transformative treatments. The truth is, there is no expiration date on achieving a brilliant smile, and advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it accessible to people of all ages! Below, you can learn about some popular services for those in their golden years.

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4 Smile-Friendly Tips for Getting Through Halloween with Invisalign

October 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 5:41 pm
a woman smiling with straight teeth during Halloween

Have you recently started your Invisalign treatment? Now that it’s close to Halloween, you might be wondering how you should go about the spooky season while undergoing your orthodontic process. Fortunately, with the right measures, you shouldn’t have anything to worry about! Read on to learn four Invisalign-friendly tips for getting through Halloween while staying on track with straightening your smile.

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What are Dental Insurance Waiting Periods?  

September 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 2:16 pm
a man researching dental insurance plans on his laptop

Dental insurance can feel intentionally complicated, frustrating, and confusing to navigate, but with a good understanding of how your plan works, you can better maximize your benefits. Getting the best bang for your buck can make investing in dental insurance well worth it, but in order to do that, you need to understand the jargon. If you have a waiting period and aren’t sure what that means, read below to gain a better understanding.

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3 Things to Know When Buying Dental Insurance

August 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistintulsa @ 6:05 am
A closeup of a dental insurance form

If you need cheaper oral care, you’ll likely benefit from new dental insurance. The right plan can cover your treatment costs and make even pricey dentistry affordable. Still, you should consider some crucial things when buying dental insurance. You might get confused and choose a poor policy otherwise. Luckily, your Tulsa dentist can help out with this situation. To that end, here are three facts to remember when you buy a dental insurance plan.

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