October 20, 2018
When you purchase dental insurance, you’re essentially paying for a list of services ahead of time so you can easily utilize them on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many people who purchase dental insurance never get the chance to maximize their benefits. In fact, a study from the American Dental Association found the average person with a $1,250 annual maximum only utilized $323 per year. That’s over $900 going to waste when your dental insurance expires.
To maximize your benefits, take note of these tips from a dentist in Midwest City!
April 26, 2018
Root canal therapy is famous — no, infamous — as the dental treatment that people fear above all others. It’s the boogeyman of the tooth care world, striking dread into the hearts of young and old alike. But is there really any reason why you should be afraid of this treatment? In fact, a root canal in Midwest City can be a very good thing. Let’s talk about why you might need one and what you can expect during your procedure.
November 13, 2017
Have you been to your Soonercare dentist in Midwest City within the last six months? If not, you are allowing your dental benefits to go unused. If you do not schedule an appointment before the end of the year, you will miss out on a valuable savings opportunity to promote your oral health. As the end of the year approaches, now is the time to make the most of your coverage before your benefits expire.
May 18, 2017
There are many reasons or special situations in which sedation may be needed during a dental appointment, but the most common reason is for dental phobia. Dental phobia is real and Midwest Dental Center recognizes that fact. Many patients avoid visiting their dental office because of the anxiety that they associate with sitting in the dental chair or from a preconceived notion that all dentists are out to hurt them. Your sedation dentist in Midwest City works hard to ensure each patient we come across receives a comfortable, positive experience because we know how that can positively affect your oral health in the future.
March 28, 2017
You make sure your immediate family has regular dental check-ups, but are your older loved ones getting the same love and attention shows to their teeth and gums? A lot of the time they may not be just because of the misconceived notion that their teeth and gums are expected to deteriorate over time. But the stark reality is that those seniors who aren’t receiving regular dental care can not only develop gum disease, but their inadequate oral health could lead to other diseases. Now you’re probably asking, “Where’s a dentist near me?” in concern for you and your loved ones. Don’t fret! Midwest Dental Center can provide custom, comprehensive services for every member of your family.
February 14, 2017
Your daughter just called to tell you that she and her husband are expecting your first grandchild. You beam with pride, but when you smile, you immediately become self-conscious because of a couple missing teeth on the side of your mouth. You want to keep your good looks as a grandpa, so you’re considering dental implants in Midwest City, but you’re not sure how they work, what the procedure is like, and how they can benefit you. Luckily for you, the team at Midwest Dental Center has all the answers you need.
December 22, 2016
Are you ready to take on 2017 with confidence? Did you know that your teeth could help you do just that? People with beautiful smiles are perceived as more confident, happier, and more successful, and this could be you as well! Midwest Dental Center offers a quick and effective way to improve the appearance of your smile with teeth whitening in Midwest City.
November 29, 2016
For most companies, fall brings about benefit enrollment time. While you’re thinking about your 2017 benefits, it’s a good idea to review your 2016 dental benefits to ensure that you’ve maximized them for the year, and Midwest Dental Center can help. Dr. Steven Kendrick reminds you to use it before you lose it: maximizing your dental insurance in Midwest City.
September 10, 2016
There are a lot of things you wish you could spend more time on. Prime examples might be friends and family. You wish there was more time for your hobbies, and you probably wish you could spend more time just relaxing. Something you’d probably want to spend less time on is getting your broken tooth fixed. It needs to happen, but you aren’t about to take 2 weeks and 2 visits to get it done. What can you do though? Dr. Steven Kendrick, your dentist in Midwest City, can save your precious time with one-visit CEREC crowns. (more…)
July 14, 2016
Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common condition that affects roughly 20 percent of adults. However, as much as 80 percent of those with the condition are unaware they grind their teeth. While bruxism may not seem like a very big problem, untreated grinding of the teeth will cause serious damage and discomfort. In fact, overtime, the teeth may actually become loose and fall out due to persistent grinding. To stop the damaging effects of bruxism, the underlying cause of the condition must first be addressed. As a dentist in Midwest City, we offer diagnosis and treatment for bruxism.