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How Preventive Dentistry Can Save You Money

If you are like some people, you might avoid going to the dentist because you think it is expensive. Going to the dentist twice each year for examinations and cleanings might cost your something—particularly if you don’t have dental insurance through your employer—but preventive dentistry in Midwest City, OK is downright affordable when you consider the price of, say, a dental implant.

Early Prevention

The American Dental Association recommends that children as young as one—or when they get their first tooth—should go to the dentist. Not only does this get children accustomed to sitting in the dental chair, but it gives the dentist a chance to establish a preventive plan. Children who ...

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GOT FLOSS?

Why is flossing so important for your daily oral hygiene routine?

According to the American Dental Association flossing is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. Interdental cleaners such as floss removes plaque and debris from the spaces in between your teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. Plaque contains more than 500 different species of bacteria, some are good and some are bad for our mouth. The bad bacteria, however, can in combination with food debris, water and other elements cause bad breath and diseases in teeth and gums. Plaque, if not removed from your teeth through brushing and flossing, ...

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Don't ditch the dentist!

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The importance of regular dental checkups.

 

As most dentists we recommend our patients to come in twice a year for a dental checkup. These regular checkups are essential to maintain healthy teeth and gums and ensure that your daily oral health routine is still effective.

During these checkups, Dr. Amaya and his team will check for potential tooth decay, examine your gums, tongue, and bite and check for broken or loose teeth. Additionally, they will check up on any previous procedures such as fillings and crowns and evaluate any dental appliances you might have.

Additionally, to this exam, a checkup will typically include X-rays and a cleaning. The dental cleaning performed by one ...

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