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El Reno Family Dentistry Blog

May 31, 2024

Is It Time to Replace Your Dentures? Here Are 4 Definitive Signs.

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 12:18 pm
dentures in a glass of water

Your dentures have helped you enjoy countless meals and hours with friends and family, but it seems they are starting to cause more problems than they solve. If you find yourself consistently worrying about your dentures, you might need a replacement. Of course, you don’t want to spend the money if you don’t have to, so here are 4 definitive signs that it’s time to give your smile an upgrade.  


April 17, 2024

5 Annoying Things You Can Blame on Your Ill-Fitting Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 11:25 am
woman with a headache

Dentures can be life-changing for people dealing with tooth loss, renewing their health, opening up their diet, and boosting their self-confidence at the same time. However, that’s only true if the prosthetic fits properly. An uneven or loose denture can actually cause more problems than it solves, and if any of the following annoyances sound familiar, it’s time to contact your dentist to have your teeth relined, repaired, or replaced.


March 26, 2024

Your Quick Guide to the First 30 Days with Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 1:28 pm
older woman smiling

Today’s dentures are nothing like the ones your parents or grandparents might have worn. They are made using strong, natural-looking materials and custom-fit to each patient. However, even with all of the advancements they’ve made over the years, it still takes a little time to get used to them. Whether you’re thinking about getting a denture or already have an appointment scheduled, here’s what you can expect the first month to look like with your new teeth.


February 16, 2024

SO FRUSTRATING: Why Does My Lower Denture Keep Slipping?

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 10:39 am
frustrated middle-aged man

For years, you never gave your lower denture a second thought. Right after you got it, eating, speaking, and smiling felt so easy again. But now, you find yourself constantly having to adjust it because it moves around, and you’re afraid it will just fall out one day in front of people. Is it something you’re doing, or is it time to go see a dentist? The truth is that this happens to all denture wearers eventually, and bringing stability back to your smile is thankfully straightforward.


January 16, 2024

General Dentist vs. Cosmetic Dentist—How Can You Tell the Difference?  

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 1:04 pm
a seesaw with an apple and orange

You want to make your smile more attractive, so you know you need to visit a dentist. A cosmetic dentist seems like the obvious choice, but would a general dentist work as well? How are they different? This quick guide will go over the most important distinctions so you can determine which professional will be the best fit.  


December 8, 2023

Keep Their Smiles Bright: Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 1:38 pm
filled Christmas stockings

Seeing a stocking filled with little gifts is one of the many joys we’ve all experienced at Christmas growing up. Of course, now you’re a parent who has to stuff said stockings, and you’re left wondering, “What do I put in there?” Everything else your child wants is already under the tree! Your dentist is here to help with a few ideas that will actually make your child look forward to brushing their teeth after Christmas morning.


November 19, 2023

How to Finally Stop Your Chronic Jaw Pain & Headaches

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 4:05 pm
young woman enjoying relief from TMJ pain

An aching jaw that pops and clicks all the time. Headaches and migraines that seem to come out of nowhere. Ear and shoulder pain that is there every morning. These aren’t symptoms that stem from overindulging at Thanksgiving, but rather signs that the jaw joint (temporomandibular joint or TMJ) isn’t working properly. Millions of Americans deal with these problems every single day and don’t know why, but with November being TMJ Awareness Month, it’s time to shed light on the subject. If any of the above sounds familiar, today’s blog could help you finally start getting the answers and relief you deserve.


October 1, 2023

3 Daily Oral Hygiene Tips Just in Time for Halloween Candy

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 1:28 pm
three young children going trick-or-treating

Where has the year gone? It’s October already, and you’ve probably seen Halloween candy and decorations start to appear in stores for weeks now. Interestingly enough, it’s also National Dental Hygiene Month—what a coincidence! Before you and your loved ones enjoy all the frights and sweets this season, you can make sure your smile is ready by implementing these easy and effective daily tips that will make a big difference right away.

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