A Recent Oral Trauma Can Cause a Toothache

Suffering a blow to the face or taking an accidental fall can cause significant oral trauma. Applying first-aid to the wounded soft tissues can help reduce pain. However, one or more teeth in the area could also have been compromised in some way. A tooth that has suffered an impact might not experience significant discomfort. As time goes on inflammation could... read more »

A Brief Tongue Cleaning Can Help Reduce Bad Breath Odors

Bad Breath can sometimes prove to be socially embarrassing. While some cases of halitosis or chronic bad breath can be related to other conditions, acute bad breath can sometimes be attributed to excess bacteria in your mouth. This can sometimes be mitigated by a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine. The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice... read more »

Have a Better Brushing Routine by Using Our Secret Brushing Tips

Did you know there are little things you can do to improve your tooth brushing routine? Well, it’s true, and our dentist, Dr. John Phillips, knows all about those little secrets. Because he cares for you and wants you to have the best smile possible, he is happy to share those secrets with you. First, brush your smile from the... read more »

Advice About Tooth Replacement Therapy

Are you looking for advice about tooth replacement therapy? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at 29th Street Dental Care in Chickasha, Oklahoma, our team of experts are happy to talk to you about your options for tooth replacement therapy to restore your smile. Here is a list of tips to keep in mind from our... read more »

Tips on Having a Good Relationship With Your Orthodontic Appliance

Your orthodontic experience can be one you'll always remember—in a good way. It can be smooth, successful, and even enjoyable. To help make that possible for you, Dr. John Phillips and our orthodontic team encourage you to have a good relationship with your braces. To do so, you need to first brush and floss regularly. Unfortunately, your braces trap food... read more »

Sports Injuries Can Potentially Chip a Tooth

Most rigorous athletics require a mouth guard to protect your teeth from a blow to the face. Yet some of the units sold in stores can prove uncomfortable or ineffective. If you choose not to use a mouth guard, or you suffer a hard blow to the face while using an insufficient mouth guard, you could suffer a chipped or... read more »

The Greatest Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea Disorder

Sleep apnea is a common, yet serious form of sleep disorder that typically arises with ailments or abnormalities within the mouth. Sleep apnea is an irregular pattern or interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep.  If a person suffers from sleep apnea, it can cause serious problems in the body, including high blood pressure, strokes, and heart attacks. Although spotting it... read more »

Fix Oral Health Care Issues in Your Diet

Are you aware that changes or irregularities in your diet, often with the inclusion of poor food and drink choices, you can increase your risk for oral health disorders including tooth decay and gum disease? Fix oral health care issues in your diet. Here are a few tips about food and drink choices you should avoid: - Be careful when... read more »

Taking the Next Step with Sealants

Did you know there is another protective measure for the deep crevices of your pre-molar and molar teeth? Those particularly hard to reach places are difficult enough to reach, but dental sealants may be the answer for you. 29th Street Dental Care is determined to provide the care and treatment for you to protect your teeth further than the norms... read more »

Quality Oral Hygiene Products Are an Important Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your daily oral hygiene routine, founded on brushing twice each day and flossing in the evening, is a critical component of maintaining a healthy mouth year-after-year. Unfortunately, some oral hygiene product manufacturers will resort to using hyperbolic marketing messages to disguise low quality from consumers. To help consumers identify and purchase only the highest quality oral hygiene products for their... read more »