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What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease, also known as “Periodontal disease”, is the inflammation of the gums that can lead to tissue loss. Gum tissue is very important, as it holds teeth securely in place. Without this tissue, your teeth would fall out! Gum disease is caused by plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that grows constantly on teeth.…

Root Canals Aren’t Scary!

What is a Root Canal? Did you know there is more to your tooth than the eye can see? Within the center of the tooth is the natural cavity, which is called the root canal. The root canal consists of the pulp chamber (the soft area inside the natural cavity) and the tooth’s nerve. Once…

Dental Sealants

Why do we wear raincoats or carry umbrellas during a storm? To shield us from the rain! Similarly, dental sealants shield cavities and prominent decay from our teeth. Dentists recommend getting sealants before your tooth has a full-blown cavity. Most insurances help cover dental sealants because they prevent further dental issues that can be costly.…

When to Pull a Loose Tooth!

Who doesn’t love the tooth fairy? A fun milestone for all kids is when they start to lose their baby teeth. The common question for parents is… do I pull the loose tooth or not? There are two answers to this question: Dentists recommend letting children wiggle on loose teeth with their tongue and fingers…

Brush Back to School!

The best first step to keeping your teeth and mouth clean is to brush your teeth! Are you earning a passing grade in brushing? Check out some of these oral health tips to test your family on as it comes time to head back to school! What to brush- Make sure to not only brush…

Why Should I Not Let a Cavity Sit?

Did you know that anyone with teeth can develop cavities, even babies? Cavities are the decaying of teeth, or holes that form in your teeth. They start out really small and are hard to detect without regular dental checkups. But many of us find ourselves thinking if there is no pain and we can’t see…

Kiss Dog Breath Goodbye

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Does your precious pooch have breath you could smell from a mile away? This could be a sign of underlying dental problems. Many of us don’t give much thought to canine oral care. However, did you know 85% of dogs will develop periodontal disease by age 3? Here at Spring Dental, we believe quality oral…

Dental Implants

Structure of Dental Implants

Benefits of Dental Implants: Did you know that most adults will lose at least one tooth by the time they are a senior? A dental implant consultation at Spring Dental may be the best option if you’ve recently lost a tooth or need an extraction! Some may believe this is only a cosmetic issue. However,…

It’s time to Spring clean your smile!

Have you scheduled your Spring dental cleaning? With busy schedules, it is easy to put off a trip to the dentist. However, you may not realize just how important a dental cleaning can be to your health. It is recommended to visit your dentist office twice a year for a dental cleaning and check-up. Here…

Dental Financing Made Easy at Spring Dental in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Is your financial situation holding you back from a much needed trip to the dentist? Or do you lack dental insurance and fear you’ll never be able to achieve the smile of your dreams? You aren’t alone! We understand your concerns and budget and are so happy you found us. According to U.S. News and…