El Reno Dentistry Blog

November 15, 2019

3 Ways to Stop Oral Cancer In Its Tracks

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53,000. That’s the number of people who are expected to be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. While the disease is actually very treatable when detected early, only about 50% of these new diagnoses are expected to survive the next 5 years. Why is this the case? That’s because the disease often isn’t caught until it’s quite advanced and virtually impossible to treat. Starting this November, which is officially Mouth Cancer Action Month, make sure you follow these 3 tips so oral cancer doesn’t have a chance to sneak up on you and claim another life.

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October 18, 2019

How Routine Dental Visits Protect More than Just Your Teeth

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There is absolutely no shortage of health advice online…in fact, there’s too much to sift through in an entire lifetime! Fortunately, most tips (from credible sources) boil down to the same three tips: eat a balanced diet, exercise, and make sure you get enough sleep. One important thing most skip, however, is that visiting your dentist is extremely important as well, not just for your smile, but your overall health. Dental hygiene appointments give your dentist the chance to identify all sorts of potential issues early so they can be treated right away, some of which can affect much more than your teeth and gums! Read on to learn about a few of the problems your dentist can help solve and even prevent with regular checkups and cleanings.

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October 7, 2019

El Reno Smile Day: Giving Back to Our Community Three Years in a Row

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 4:57 pm
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El Reno Family Dentistry will give back to the local community with a day of free dental care on Friday, October 25th from 8:30 am to 3 pm at 1570 SW 27th Street.

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September 1, 2019

Why Your Gums MATTER

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 5:00 pm
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You don’t need a degree in dentistry to know that there is a lot more going on in your mouth than just your teeth, but they tend to grab all the attention…when’s the last time you saw a picture of gums on the sign for a dental office? In truth, your gums are just as important as your teeth when it comes to your oral health, but they are often overlooked, which frequently leads to a multitude of serious dental problems. This September is actually National Gum Care Month, so in that spirit, we’re going to cover the best ways to protect the unsung hero of your smile.

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August 19, 2019

Can You Have Bad Teeth Because of Genetics?

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Needless to say, we get a lot of things from our parents, one of the biggest being our genetics. The color of your hair, the shade of your eyes, and even the shape of your earlobes is all written into your DNA. But what about your teeth? Do genetics play a big role when it comes to them as well? If so, is it possible for bad teeth to actually run in families? This is a longstanding myth that your dentist has heard countless times before, but fortunately, when it comes to your pearly whites, genetics aren’t actually as important as you might think.

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July 26, 2019

3 Tips To Keep Your Children’s Teeth Healthy This Summer

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As fun as it is being a kid during the summer, it’s also enjoyable being a parent. It’s just so nice to see your children relax and spend more time outdoors being physically active, but there is one thing that can definitely put a damper on all the summer fun—cavities. Children actually tend to develop tooth decay more this time of the year than others due to a variety of reasons, but with these 3 simple tips, you can ensure everyone enjoys healthy smiles all season.

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June 26, 2019

How to Choose a Dentist the Smart Way

Filed under: Uncategorized — elreno @ 12:26 pm
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The American Dental Association has officially declared June to be Oral Health Month, a time where dental professionals, parents, and teachers around the country take a little extra time to discuss the importance of healthy teeth and gums. Of course, one of your most important partners in the pursuit of a strong, beautiful smile is your dentist, and the right one can make a big difference in your oral health long-term. Finding a dentist in your area is easier than ever thanks to the internet, but actually choosing one is much more difficult. Thankfully, you only need to look at a few things on a dentist’s website to help you quickly figure out if they are the best fit for you and your family…

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May 5, 2019

Enjoy a More Gorgeous Smile with a Custom-Made Dental Crown

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In the past, if a patient came to see a dentist with a severely broken or decayed tooth, they would repair it using a dental crown. This restoration would often be made of silver or gold, and while it helped strengthen the tooth and save it from extraction, it looked anything but natural. Thankfully, dental materials have advanced by leaps and bounds over the decades, enabling dentists to provide lifelike crowns made of 100% white porcelain. Now, in addition to fixing damaged teeth, crowns can also be used to correct common cosmetic imperfections to create a more beautiful and confident smile.

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