Increased Fluoride Might Help With Tooth Sensitivity

Discomfort when you consume certain foods and beverages can be concerning. Over time people struggling with tooth sensitivity often start to make alternative food and drink choices, which can impact their overall enjoyment of life. Determining the cause and severity of your tooth sensitivity will go a long way toward... Read more »

An Insignificant Chip in a Tooth Might Be Addressed by a Cosmetic Bonding Treatment

Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth, grinding teeth or a bad habit like chewing on pens and pencils can exert enough force to chip a tooth’s enamel layer. While many of these incidents cause significant dental trauma, there are still sometimes when the damage is minor and limited to... Read more »

The Right Toothpaste

Did you know that there’s a “right” and “wrong” toothpaste? Well, sort of. The thing is, there are a ton of different toothpaste options available, and there are some that are better for you than others. A lot of factors go into choosing the right toothpaste, but Dr. Chris Fagan... Read more »

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

If you had the chance to prevent yourself from contracting a disease that millions of other American adults suffer from, would you do it? Of course you would. The thing is, many people don’t. Protecting yourself from gum disease is as easy as regularly brushing and flossing, coupled with visits... Read more »

Oral First-Aid Might Be Needed While Seeking Emergency Care

Hitting your head or suffering an accidental blow to the face can sometimes harm teeth and soft tissues. In a situation like this, you might need to apply some basic first-aid measures while you seek emergency care from a dedicated dentist in Enid, Oklahoma like Dr. Chris Fagan. Assessing the severity... Read more »

Missing a Dental Checkup Could Lead to a Toothache

The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental checkup administered twice each year by a dentist like our dentist in Enid, Oklahoma, Dr. Chris Fagan. If you have a bad habit of putting off these important appointments a cavity could go undetected. Over time what started out... Read more »

Cavity Formation 101

Nobody want to be told they have a cavity. We know that cavities are bad—but do you know how cavities form? If you know the cavity formation process, you can better avoid them in the future. Our skilled dentist in Enid, Oklahoma, is happy to offer some advice. Primarily, cavities... Read more »

Brushing Teeth Q&A

When it comes to brushing teeth, if you have improper technique or ineffective tools, it can lead to an ineffective routine. This is at least a waste of your time, and likely it will do active damage to your smile. Here are some common questions asked about brushing teeth and... Read more »

Would Your Teeth Benefit From Dental Veneer Placement?

Dental veneers are thin-as-wafer customized shells that cover the front surfaces of your teeth to mask unwanted flaws, especially teeth that are misaligned, discolored, chipped, or cracked. To determine if this procedure is right for you, we invite you to consider the following benefits of dental veneers from our staff... Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Did you know that numerous lifestyle habits, your diet, your frequency of visits to your dentist, and you're cleaning techniques can all play a significant role in the development of gum disease? It's true; gum disease has numerous risk factors that cause it to occur. Thus, it is important to... Read more »