It’s unfortunate, but many people in America will actively put off their dental visits because they want to save money. However, what most people don’t realize is by putting off regular dental visits or not going to the dentist at all, they’re at higher risk of spending more money on dental care than if they had just gone in the first place. Yes, oral hygiene is important, but so is getting a professional exam and cleaning from your dentist. Keep in mind, it’s not just your oral health that your dentist is looking out for.
April 4, 2018
March 2, 2018
For so long you suffered from missing teeth. Not only did you have to make adjustments in the way you lived your life, but you also lost a great deal of confidence. So when you were fortunate enough to receive dental implants, you experienced a revival in your outlook on life. Once again you tasted the flavors you loved and smiled with pride. But now all of that seems to be threatened because your implants are showing signs of wear and tear. Unfortunately, it’s just a fact of life that things become worn and sometimes fail, but don’t fret – there’s help for you. Your dentist will explain what causes this and how your fixtures can be restored.
February 2, 2018
One of the most painful experiences you’ve dealt with has been the loss of your teeth. Not only has it left you with a decreased ability to function as normal, but it has also affected your self-esteem. However, your outlook on life has been renewed since you found out that you can restore your smile and lifestyle through dental implants. You’re eager to have the procedure done, but your local dentist wants you to be aware of the best practices for maintenance to protect your investment. Learn what they are as you continue reading.
January 25, 2018
Dentists and patients alike love dental implants. In fact, they’re often touted as the best tooth replacement option because they’re sturdy, long lasting, and natural-looking. However, one fact that often gets left out of discussions about this treatment is that there are two types of implants — endosteal and subperiosteal. Those are big words, but don’t worry. We’re here to give you the lowdown on what they mean.
November 8, 2017
We may not think about it, but gums play a huge role in our oral health. Not only do they hold our teeth in place, but they protect us from bacteria on a regular basis. This makes is incredibly important that we treat out gums right, both with the right oral care and the best foods to promote its bodily duties.
Fortunately, your dentist has a list of the best foods for gum health and how you can incorporate them into your meals. Consider this a good day for your gums and your oral health as we explore the list.
October 13, 2017
After living with the daily challenges and insecurities of tooth loss, you are ready to invest in your quality of life with a dental implant. While you are excited, you are also a bit apprehensive. The process is a little complex, which can make it seem scary. However, if you head into your procedure well prepared, you will have the peace of mind that you need to relax and enjoy your journey to a complete smile. To start the process with confidence, there are some key terms to know to help you understand the process.
September 4, 2017
How often do you visit your general physician? Is it yearly for a physical? Perhaps it’s every other year? Maybe you only go when you’re sick? Most people fall somewhere in between these time frames, so it’s not surprising that those who stick to a consistent six-month schedule with their dentist will typically visit them more than their primary physician. For this reason, it may be beneficial for your dentist to perform a screening for diabetes.
August 20, 2017
Do you have crooked teeth or unsightly gaps in your smile? Misaligned teeth can make your teeth more difficult to clean, increasing the chances of tooth decay. They can even contribute to headaches and neck pain. Besides that, your confidence might be suffering because your teeth aren’t in their proper places. Orthodontics in Owasso can straighten out your pearly whites, improve your oral health, and give you the smile you’ve always wanted.
July 31, 2017
Did you know having just one missing tooth greatly increases your risk of losing even more teeth? Finding a prompt replacement for that gap in your smile is important for maintaining solid oral health for a lifetime to come. Dental implants in Owasso are the only comprehensive option currently available — keep reading to find out more about their multitude of benefits, and whether or not they’re right for you, from your dentists at Drake & Voto Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.
June 10, 2017
Are you tired of hiding behind a misaligned smile but do not want to deal with metal braces? That is understandable. Traditional braces are very noticeable and restrictive, often causing added insecurities during the duration of the treatment. Now, you can feel confident while straightening your teeth with Invisalign from your dentist in Owasso. Invisalign is a sophisticated and discreet choice that offers exceptional benefits that just are not possible with other orthodontic options. At Drake & Voto Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we will help you achieve your dream smile using the most preferred solution.