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Stress and Your Teeth

In today’s world, stress is almost a given and is common among a majority of people. Coping with this anxiety can be difficult and can take a toll on your body before you’re able to identify the degree of stress you face. It’s a well-known fact that stress can be detrimental to your mental health, […]Read More
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Hormones and Oral Health for Women

From childhood to hitting puberty, getting pregnant, and eventually going through Menopause – a woman’s body is always changing thanks to hormones. But what does this have to do with oral health? As it turns out, a lot! Hormone fluctuations in a woman’s body (estrogen and progesterone) causes more blood flow to the gums, which […]Read More
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When Does a Root Canal Become Necessary?

Root canal therapy is a common dental procedure that involves removing infected or inflamed dental pulp (the soft tissue inside the tooth) and then cleaning and sealing off the inside of the tooth to avoid further infection and damage. A root canal is usually the last step performed to save a natural tooth and avoid […]Read More
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Tips for Nervous or Anxious Dental Patients

Many Americans avoid the oral health care they need because of fear or anxiety surrounding dental treatment. Previously traumatic experiences, the sounds and smells of a dental office and fear of pain are commonly cited as reasons why some people feel fearful or anxious about dental treatment. As leading Oklahoma City dentists, Drs. Jennifer and […]Read More