The Advantages Of Using Implants To Replace a Missing Tooth

The Advantages Of Using Implants To Replace a Missing Tooth

Replacing a single missing tooth with an implant has some big advantages. In addition to the cosmetic improvement to your smile, the implant supported abutment and crown can actually be more stable and can often outlast a fixed bridge. With implants, the teeth on either side of the space won’t be modified or filed down in any way, maintaining their previous healthy and stable condition.

Is Gum Disease Really a Big Deal?

Is Gum Disease Really a Big Deal?

Most of us care about healthy teeth and a whiter smile, but do we really pay attention to our gums? It turns out that keeping gums in shape is not only important to our smile, but to our overall health as well. Studies now find that periodontal infections, otherwise known as gum disease or gingivitis, may contribute to the risk of heart disease, the nation’s top fatality. Untreated periodontal disease can pose a serious threat to those whose health may already be compromised by respiratory disease or diabetes.

Need a Quick Fix On Your Smile?

Need a Quick Fix On Your Smile?

Cosmetic bonding is a safe and easy fix for smile restoration to repair chipped, cracked or broken teeth, fill in spacing gaps or adjust tooth discoloration. It is a relatively inexpensive procedure that can be done during a regular visit. Request an appointment  to find out if cosmetic bonding could help fix your smile!

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.