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Can You Get Dental Implants If You Grind Your Teeth?

January 2, 2021

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Dental implants in Northwest Oklahoma City are a popular way to replace missing teeth and restore one’s appearance. It’s no secret why! Dental implants provide maximum stability, a natural appearance, and can last for decades with proper care. They also have an extremely high success rate of up to 95%. However, there are certain behaviors and conditions that can increase the risk of implant failure. One of these factors is repetitive teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. Do you grind your teeth at night? Keep reading to discover the connection between bruxism and dental implant failure and whether you are a good candidate for implant treatment.

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4 Simple Ways to Avoid Tooth Extractions

December 14, 2020

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dentist in OKC holding an extracted tooth with a dental instrument

Most dentists will do everything in their power to save your teeth, but sometimes the best option for your oral health is to extract a tooth. While there are cases when the necessity for this procedure is out of your control, like impacted wisdom teeth, you can often prevent the need for a tooth extraction by being proactive about your dental health. Continue reading as a dentist in OKC discusses four easy ways to avoid needing a tooth extraction.

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How to Enjoy a Well-Rested Holiday with Sleep Apnea

November 26, 2020

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The holidays are stressful enough on their own, but if you’re not getting enough sleep, they can take an especially large toll on your well-being. If you’ve needed sleep apnea treatment in Northwest Oklahoma City recently, you might still be trying to get a handle on your sleep disorder, and you might run into problems if you have to travel around a lot during the season. The tips below can make it easier to get the rest you need throughout the hustle and bustle of the holidays.

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How to Choose a Toothbrush That is Right for You

November 11, 2020

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Woman wearing a plaid shirt standing in the dental care aisle of a store holding toothbrushes

You realize it has been about 3 months since you bought your last toothbrush, and it’s time for a new one. But as you stand in the dental aisle, you wonder which style you need. It can be difficult to decide which toothbrush will work best for you when there are so many options available. Below, your dentist in Northwest Oklahoma City has created a short list of factors to consider before you choose one.

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How to Save Money by Using Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before 2021

September 29, 2020

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Every year, billions (yes, with a B) of dollars in dental insurance benefits are wasted because people aren’t taking full advantage of the coverage that comes with the plans they’re paying for. The vast majority of insurance plans are renewed annually, which means that once January 2021 rolls around, any benefits you haven’t used yet in 2020 will be gone forever. Thankfully, your dentist has some tips on how to save money by utilizing your benefits before it’s too late.

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What Does a Consultation for Dental Implants Look Like?

August 20, 2020

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dentist showing patient their x-rays during consultation for dental implants

Everyone wants to have a beautiful smile full of healthy, beautiful teeth. Unfortunately, life isn’t perfect, and sometimes we have to get some of our pearly whites removed. Although there are several options available these days to replace missing teeth, the most beneficial choice by far is dental implants. These titanium posts create a sturdy foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function just like the ones you were born with. Before you can schedule your implant placement surgery, you have to first attend a consultation with your dentist. Here’s what that appointment might look like.

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Regular Dental Checkups During Covid-19

August 3, 2020

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young man sitting in dental chair and smiling at his dentist

Whether it’s due to normal dental anxiety or worry that the dentist’s office isn’t clean enough to prevent infection, there are a lot of reasons why people have been putting off their routine dental checkups lately. However, these biannual appointments play an important role in ensuring excellent oral and general health, both of which are crucial considering we’re in the midst of a pandemic. If you’ve been thinking about postponing your checkup, your dentist has four reasons why you should reconsider.

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What to Do If Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out

July 16, 2020

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Man with knocked-out tooth

Dental emergencies can be scary and never happen at a convenient time. In the event where you’ve accidently knocked out your tooth, it’s important to act calmly and quickly so that you can get to your emergency dentist in time and save your tooth. Continue reading to learn about the different steps you should take when dealing with this type of dental emergency.

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Bluff Creek Dental is Moving! Learn How We’re Improving Your Visits.

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Map detailing new location of your dentist in Oklahoma City.

At Bluff Creek Dental, our team members want to do everything they can to make dental visits comfortable and accommodating for patients. Over the years, we’ve realized that in order to do that in the best way possible, we are going to have to move locations! Around the end of August, our office will be moving to 15101 Crown at Lone Oak Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73013. Of course, a new location is not the only thing that’s in store for your future dental appointments, according to your dentist in Oklahoma City.

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Why It’s 100% Safe to Visit Your Dentist During COVID-19

June 25, 2020

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young woman wearing face mask to visit dentist

As someone with diabetes, you’ve been told you’re at a high risk for serious complications if you contract COVID-19. For this reason, you’ve been avoiding going out as much as possible. One day your dentist calls and reminds you that it’s time for your biannual checkup and cleaning. At first, you start to panic. Is it even safe to go to the dentist? Yes! Rest assured that your dentist takes your safety and comfort into account when planning for your appointment. Here are a few of the precautions your dental team is taking to alleviate your worries.

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