March 26, 2019
Wisdom teeth get their name from the Victorians, who believed that the third molars grew in during the age of wisdom (around ages 17 to 25). Research shows that our ancestors needed these teeth, but due to an improved diet and better oral healthcare, there is no longer any use for wisdom teeth. Most of the time they are removed because they crowd your jawbone, causing a series of related problems. Keep reading to learn more about wisdom teeth extraction in Midwest City and what the process is like.
February 13, 2019
A common goal of all dentists is to preserve each patient’s teeth. Thus, they will encourage such things as preventive care, early identification and treatment of conditions and the maintenance of healthy lifestyle practices. However, there are times when the only remedy for a situation is a tooth extraction in Midwest City. As you read on, learn when it’s necessary to take this route, and find out how the process works.
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.