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3 Tooth-friendly Stocking Stuffers that are Great for Kids

December 29, 2022

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Stockings hung up on a mantle

It just doesn’t feel like the holidays until you hang up stockings on the mantle. However, the things that usually fill those stockings, like caramel and toffee, can be really damaging to your children’s teeth. That can make it hard to engage in this holiday tradition and still protect your family’s oral health. Thankfully, it’s far from impossible. There are plenty of gift ideas that fit perfectly in your children’s stockings and that will help them to prevent oral health problems. Here are just a few.


5 Ways to Show Your Smile Appreciation This Thanksgiving

November 23, 2022

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family smiling

Family, food, and fun! Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy our loved ones, partake in delicious meals together, and smile brightly as you give thanks. With all the pearly whites beaming around the dinner table, it is a good time to also show them some appreciation, too! Your dentist in Mangum is here to tell you five ways to show your smile some Thanksgiving love!


Can Dentures Prevent Bone Loss?

October 27, 2022

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patient smiling after getting dentures in Magnum

Missing teeth can affect more than your appearance – it can negatively impact your overall quality of life. Fortunately, dentures are a tried-and-true solution that allows you to enjoy a strong and fully functioning bite once again. Not only can replacing your missing teeth have aesthetic benefits, but it may be able to preserve your oral health. Read on to learn whether or not dentures can prevent bone loss.


How to Maximize Dental Insurance Benefits

October 19, 2022

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dental insurance form on table

Did you know that less than 3% of Americans meet or exceed their annual dental insurance limits? That’s mainly because these policies can be confusing and difficult to understand. Despite having coverage, many people believe they can’t afford to visit a dentist when they need it. Of course, that is far from true! Paying your monthly premiums is an investment that allows you to enjoy reduced rates for necessary preventive care. Before the year ends, here are a few ways you can maximize dental insurance benefits.


Tips to Maintain Your New Year’s Resolution of Flossing Often

January 4, 2022

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Woman flossing

Do you dread the moment your hygienist or dentist tells you that you need to floss more? There is only one solution, and it isn’t as difficult as many of us make it out to be. However, a lot of people still slack on their daily flossing.

The New Year is a great time to make this change, but you will need to stick with it to see the benefits. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Mangum why flossing is so important plus get some tips to maintain your New Year’s resolution of doing it more often.


Wondering What Your Dental Insurance Plan Covers? Read This!

October 31, 2021

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Dental assistant explaining dental insurance to smiling couple

Are you currently insured? Whether it’s through an individual plan or your employer, it’s important to be familiar with your coverage. Otherwise, you could be leaving valuable dollars on the table each year (money that could’ve seriously benefited your oral and overall health, too). While details on dental insurance plans vary from one patient to the next, there are a few principles that apply to most. Keep reading to learn what they are!


Freedoms You Can Enjoy with Invisalign

September 8, 2021

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young woman smiling and holding Invisalign aligner

When people hear orthodontic treatment, they typically envision a mouth full of metal wires and brackets. However, Invisalign is another excellent solution for misaligned teeth that can help people achieve the smile of their dreams without the hassle of conventional metal braces. Plus, there are many freedoms you can enjoy while undergoing treatment! Read on for a few examples of how clear aligners can help you feel free while correcting your smile.


Dental Insurance 101: 3 Tips to Understanding the Basics

August 1, 2021

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computer with Dental Benefits in Mangum

It’s no secret that dental insurance in Mangum can be overwhelming and confusing. Trying to understand the various terminology as well as what is and isn’t covered, exclusions, and appeals/denials will not only be time-consuming but also probably cause a headache, too. To avoid the potential problems you might face in trying to navigate your policy, this article provides 3 tips to help you better understand dental insurance and how you can get the most out of your plan.


Which Type of Denture Adhesive Is the Best?

July 9, 2021

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man with dentures in Mangum learning about denture adhesive from his dentist

You couldn’t be happier to have finally replaced your missing teeth with a beautiful denture that looks just like the real thing. Naturally, you’ll want to learn how to take good care of it to ensure it lasts as long as possible. This includes cleaning it regularly, but also preventing it from falling out of your mouth and breaking. One way to do this is by wearing denture adhesive. While you shouldn’t have to wear it all of the time, it helps to know which type of denture adhesive is the best for adding stability to your smile. Keep reading to learn about the differences, when you should wear adhesive, and when you should consider refitting your denture altogether.


Can You Complete Invisalign After Having Braces?

June 15, 2021

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Woman holding clear aligner for Invisalign after braces

Braces can be a long process for many, but the payoff is largely worth the effort. Of course, there are important aftercare steps that need to be taken before teeth can stay straight. For example, wearing a retainer for the first year after the braces come off will ensure teeth do not shift back to their crooked positions. If your teeth didn’t stay straight because aftercare steps weren’t properly taken, you may be wondering if Invisalign after braces is right for you.

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