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Bluff Creek Dental Blog

Why Now is the Time to Use Your Insurance with Your Dentist in OKC

May 14, 2019

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 Do you have dental insurance? The best way to maximize your benefits is to visit your dentist before the end of the year. New Year’s is typically the deadline for your plan’s annual maximum, which can cause you to miss out on any unused benefits. Can you believe that it’s almost halfway to 2020? Your dentist in OKC wants to remind you to use this year’s benefits before they’re gone forever. Keep reading to learn more about insurance and how to keep your smile healthy while protecting your pocketbook.  

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Dental Implants: What If I Need More Than One?

April 26, 2019

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Types of dental implants

Dental implants were designed to offer dental patients a flexible alternative to traditional adhesive dentures, whether that means restoring one tooth or multiple teeth at the same time. Implants even make it possible to restore an entire arch of teeth by using a custom-made set of implant dentures. Your dentist will work with you to design the right treatment for your oral profile.

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Are Same-Day Crowns Better than the Traditional Approach?

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Types of dental crowns

Same-day crowns are the newest thing when it comes to dental care for time-sensitive patients. But do they offer real advantages over more traditional methods? The best way to answer this question is to do a direct comparison of both options. Use the information in this post to make an informed decision for yourself.

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Your Dentist near W. Memorial Highway for Complete Care

March 4, 2019

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woman with attractive smileDoes it seem like there are several obstacles standing in your way of getting the care you need for a healthy, beautiful smile? Whether due to scheduling conflictions, insufficient services, or overall inconvenience, visiting your dentist can be a challenge. At Bluff Creek Dental, we understand the struggles you face. We strive to provide the convenient, comprehensive care you need. Located just off W. Memorial Highway, our office is proud to serve many surrounding communities with the dental care they need, including OKC, Edmund, and Piedmont.

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Do I Need Scaling and Root Planing for Gum Therapy?

March 1, 2019

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scaling and root planingBesides your teeth, your gums are vital to a healthy smile. They provide your teeth with the support they need to stay in place while sealing out bacteria from your oral structures. Unfortunately, the biggest threat to the health of your gums is an infection that affects roughly 50% of adults. Gum (periodontal) disease results from an infection caused by tartar accumulations. Over time, it destroys the supporting structures for your teeth, leading to tooth loss. It can also enter your bloodstream, causing an array of general health concerns. Gum therapy is necessary to stop the spread of the infection. Often, your dentist recommends scaling and root planing to save your smile.

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What Does a Visit To an Emergency Dentist Look Like?

February 24, 2019

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Unfortunately, dental emergencies can strike anywhere, anytime. And no matter the situation, an unexpected trip to the dentist is the last thing most people want to do! But it’s helpful to remember that, first and foremost, an emergency dentist will get you out of pain. They’ll also create a plan for any treatment that’s needed to restore your smile so you have great oral health moving forward. Keep reading more to find out what an emergency visit will include and what kind of treatment options you may have.

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Struggling To Pay For Dental Care? A Dentist In OKC Makes It Affordable!

February 17, 2019

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Your dental health is important for multiple reasons. Chief among them is the ability to eat, speak and smile with ease, not to mention the self-confidence that comes with a healthy smile. But did you know that your teeth and gums directly impact your general health as well? For example, researchers have found that gum disease increases the risk of heart disease, pregnancy complications, and even some cancers. But, despite the importance of dental health, many people struggle to afford seeing a dentist in OKC – especially if they’re one of the millions of Americans who don’t have dental insurance. The good news? We have a savings plan that makes high-quality dental care more affordable for everyone! Keep reading below to learn more.

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Gum Disease Therapy Can Improve Your Smile and Help You Live Longer!

January 21, 2019

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Illustration of the stages of gum disease

Did you know that an estimated 65 million Americans have gum disease? It can be easy to think, “What’s the big deal? As long as I don’t have cavities, my smile is healthy.” However, there’s a lot more to a healthy smile than teeth alone! Not only that, but studies have shown a strong link between your gums and your overall health, which makes it even more important to make sure gum disease is diagnosed and treated. In this blog, you’ll learn more about this common condition and what causes it as well as how gum disease therapy can help!

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Sleep Apnea? Your Dentist Can Help

January 6, 2019

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Do you drag yourself through the day barely able to stay awake? The problem may stem from sleep apnea. Your dentist can help by performing an oral exam, recommending a sleep study, or prescribing solutions such as a CPAP mask or prescription mouth guard. There’s no reason to suffer in silence when help is available.

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Dental Implants – The Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth

December 3, 2018

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Whether you’re missing one or an entire set of teeth, you’ve noticed how it has impacted your oral health, functionality and confidence. With dental implants, though, you have a proven way to replace your teeth and restore your life to normal. Read on to learn what factors go in to determining your eligibility and what alternatives are available for patients who don’t qualify for the dental implant procedure.

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