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Category Archives: Gum Disease

Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease, or periodontitis, is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among adults. Periodontal disease also can affect people systemically and is associated with several other diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. […]

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Busting Common Dental Myths

As long-time dentists in Tulsa, we have come across several dental myths that tend to confuse and mislead our patients. Below are five of these myths and our take on each of them as dental professionals.

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Why Having Straight Teeth Is Beneficial to Your Health

Our dentists in Tulsa are often asked why having straight teeth is so important. After all, humans lived for thousands of years without any sort of orthodontia, and they were fine — right? That assumption is incorrect. […]

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Gingivitis Treatment

A number of studies have shown that some oral conditions such as bleeding or sore gums, persistent bad breath, dry mouth, etc. may be indicative of other, more severe medical problems. This is why it […]

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New year, New you: New Year’s Resolution for Healthy Smile

It’s a new year and you probably have already set some New Year’s resolutions. Maybe your plans involve saving money, getting a better job or losing weight. Many people also set new goals about having […]

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Tips to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Do you worry that you have bad breath? You’re not alone. According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, at least forty million Americans suffer from bad breath (halitosis). But you don’t have to allow bad […]

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Do You Hate To Floss?

If you hate to floss, you’re not alone. Although floss has been around for decades, many of our dental patients report they avoid flossing despite our best efforts to get them to do so. Flossing […]

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Women Face Special Problems Regarding Gum Disease

Three of four adults are affected by periodontal disease — commonly known as gum disease — at some point in their lives. But did you know that women are particularly susceptible to this disease at certain stages […]

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Bleeding Teeth Tulsa – Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Floss or Brush My Teeth?

The Perfect Smile Tulsa can tell you why your gums bleed when you floss or brush your teeth. Gums that hurt or bleed when you floss or brush your teeth can be a sign that […]

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Fixing a Loose Tooth Tulsa – Adults with Loose Teeth

The Perfect Smile Tulsa can treat patients with loose teeth. It was natural for our teeth to become loose when we were children. We all have those embarrassing photos of our younger years; the ones […]

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