What Dr. Jenkins Likes Most About Being a Dentist

What Dr. Jenkins Likes Most About Being a Dentist

WHAT MADE YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DENTIST, AND HOW OLD WERE YOU?

I was in third grade when I first became interested in being a dentist. After multiple visits to my orthodontist, Dr. Steffen, I really thought it was cool. In high school, I had an assignment to research a possible future career and write a paper. I chose dentistry, and that really helped me pinpoint that it was the career for me!

Dental Issues To Be Aware Of If You’re Over 50

Dental Issues To Be Aware Of If You’re Over 50

Because we are keeping our teeth far longer than ever before, it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene and be aware of age-related risks that threaten the optimum health of our teeth. With vigilance, oral health tips and routine dental care, Dental Design Studio can help ensure healthy smiles for later in life.

There’s a New Doc In Town!

We would like to welcome Dr. Jennifer Jenkins to our team!

Dr. Jenkins is a native Oklahoman who attended the University of Oklahoma for both undergrad and dental school at the University of OklahomaHealth Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. She graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008.

Let Go Of The Fear Of Showing Your Teeth When You Smile

Let Go Of The Fear Of Showing Your Teeth When You Smile

Research shows that your smile is the first thing noticed when you meet someone, but many people are self-conscious of their smiles. Previous consumer studies have proved that a beautiful smile will make you more attractive. But according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), research also shows a new smile will make you appear more intelligent, interesting, and successful to others as well. It makes an incredible difference in your smile when you are confident enough to show off your teeth.

How Fluoride Can Improve Your Teeth

How Fluoride Can Improve Your Teeth

WE ARE ALWAYS ON A QUEST FOR CAVITY PREVENTION.

The good news is that there are many tools available to help fight tooth decay. Besides the obvious routine maintenance of brushing, flossing and regular checkups, another great option is topical fluoride treatments to help fight cavities.

Healthy Snacks That Enhance Your Smile

Healthy Snacks That Enhance Your Smile

Snacking on sugary treats and foods adds unwanted calories to your diet which can negatively affect overall health, but have you considered the consequences of sugary foods on oral health? You could be risking the health of your smile as well as your body by choosing a sugary snack.

As you eat, bacteria present in your mouth multiply as they feed on their favorite diet: sugar. This process leads to the production of acid in your mouth, which if not cleared away immediately, can wear down the enamel of your teeth eventually causing tooth decay.

Tips on Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

Tips on Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

How old is your toothbrush? According to the American Dental Association, we should replace our toothbrushes every three to four months. Replacing them ensures that we have a clean brush with strong bristles that will optimally clean our teeth to create healthy smiles for life!