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Bridging the Gap: How Bridges Can Save Your Smile

Living with a significant gap in your smile because you are missing one or more teeth might be making you feel self-conscious. But did you know that left untreated, this gap can also be compromising the health of your remaining teeth?

Talk to your Midwest City dentist Dr. Brent Amaya about dental bridges. With a dental bridge, you can smile with confidence again—and you can protect the rest of your teeth.

What Is a Dental Bridge?

A dental bridge is attached to crowns on either side of a gap where you are missing teeth. These anchor teeth—called abutment teeth—support the bridge, which has false teeth on it. The bridge is attached permanently, so ...

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Congratulations on Your New Implant! How to Help It Last a Lifetime

You have finally finished treatment on your new dental implant. Let us be the first to say congratulations! Not only can you smile without feeling self-conscious, but you have gone a long way toward protecting your oral health. Having a dental implant can keep the rest of your teeth from shifting out of place and can keep your jawbone healthy—protecting against further tooth loss.

Now that you have a dental implant, you might be wondering: How do I make sure my investment lasts a lifetime? As always, you should defer your specific questions about dental implants to your Del City, OK dentist Dr. Brent Amaya of Diamond Dental. We also ...

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Get Your Dental Crown in Just One Appointment

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If you have ever gotten a dental crown in decades past, you might be pleasantly surprised the next time you need one.

You probably remember the experience: You had to sit through an uncomfortable, goopy impression during your first appointment while your tooth was prepared. You were sent home with an awkward temporary crown for a few weeks while you waited for the lab to fabricate your permanent crown.

But with CEREC same-day crown technology at your Midwest City, OK dentist, your tooth will be prepared, the crown made, and your permanent restoration placed in one easy appointment.

What Is CEREC?

A CEREC crown is a restoration that is made in-house by our ...

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When Your Child Feels Anxious about the Dentist: 3 Compassionate Solutions

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It’s important to bring your children to the dentist at an early age. But what if your child suffers from anxiety over seeing the dentist? It might be easy to put off that next dental appointment, but it’s crucial that you help your child work past the anxiety.

One of the ways to do that is to visit a dentist who is skilled at children’s dentistry, and in Midwest City, OK, Dr. Brent Amaya of Diamond Dental is a compassionate, experienced practitioner.

Here are some other solutions that might help you out:

Let Your Child Know About Visiting the Dentist Beforehand

Children thrive on routine and predictability, so don’t wait until the last ...

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A Brief History of Orthodontics

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The next time you pick up the new aligners for your clear braces from your Midwest City, OK dentist, you might consider the history of orthodontics—and just how far its come since the days of the ancient Egyptians and their search for the perfect smile.

Archeologists have found rudimentary orthodontic-like appliances in mummies, probably fashioned out of catgut. There is further evidence some years later that Etruscan women used a gold band around their teeth to protect them from shifting in the afterlife. During Roman times, it was recommended that people try to push their teeth into proper alignment with their fingers.

There was little in the way of what we know ...

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ClearCorrect Invisible Braces—Not Seeing Is Believing!

If you are an adult who has bypassed the teen years without getting orthodontics, you might have simply resigned yourself to crooked or misaligned teeth for the rest of your life. After all, a mouth full of metal doesn’t lend itself well to an adult in the workplace. You might also be unwilling to commit to the length of time most traditional orthodontic treatment takes.

But it might be time to think again. With today’s modern orthodontics, invisible braces are available. Not only do they straighten teeth in a way that is much more discreet than metal wires and brackets, but they can do it in a fraction of the time.

If ...

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Setting Your Child Up for a Lifetime of Healthy Habits

As parents, you want the best for your child’s oral health. This starts with good preventive care at home as well as regular trips to the dentist. We recommend your child start coming early, and we often recommend young children accompany their parents to appointments just so they can become familiar with the sights and sounds of the dentist office.

At Diamond Dental, we offer pediatric dentistry in Midwest City, OK, as well as a full range of dental services for all members of the family. Make an appointment today if you are due for a checkup!

Good Oral Care Starts Early

The earlier your child becomes comfortable with the dentist, the more ...

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