At OakHeights Dental we offer the most affordable dentures in Dallas. Teeth are very important, and it’s important they you take proper care of them.  Are you having issues with your teeth and are thinking about dentures? Have you given any thought to cosmetic dentistry? Did you know that cosmetic dentistry has come a long…

Benefits of Gargling with Mouthwash When thinking about taking care of your mouth you may think that just brushing will take care of all your problems. The truth is that there are multiple things that you will need to do when it comes to taking care of your mouth. Taking care of your mouth by…

What is TMJ? The TMJ is the temporomandibular joint. It is a ball and socket joint that is located directly in front of the ear, and is where the upper jaw (maxilla) and the lower jaw (mandible) meet. It has muscles that make it possible for a person to open and close the mouth. A…

Dental implants are the best and most modern way of replacing missing teeth. Implants offer a far more permanent solution than dental bridges or dentures. We can replace single tooth or multiple teeth using Implants. The great thing about having a dental implant is that it replaces the natural tooth roots by using a titanium post that is inserted…

When resorption has excessively reduced the jawbone, it can be rebuilt through modern bone grafting techniques. Bone grafting is one of the most advanced technologies in modern dentistry. There are generally four types of bone grafts used: Autografts are those where the bone to be grafted to the jaw is taken, or harvested, from your own body….

Learn about your dentist’s experience and training, as well as clinical expertise. If you anticipate that a lot of work will need to be done in a specific area, see what the dentist can offer you, how familiar they are with the procedure and how often they have done it. Make sure beforehand that they…

Oral cancer refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth. Oral cancer can occur on the lips, gums, tongue, inside lining of the cheeks, and the roof and floor of the mouth. Cancer that occurs on the inside of the mouth is sometimes called oral cancer or oral…

Preventive dentistry is the modern way of reducing the amount of dental treatment necessary to maintain a healthy mouth and to keep your teeth. The two major causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. The better we prevent or deal with these two problems, the more chance people have of keeping their teeth…

Have you ever wondered why the American Dental Association and we recommend you come back every six months? It is because regular dental visits are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. In between those six-month examinations, it is important that you work to keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. If…

The loss of teeth was seen in the past as a natural progression of aging. Today we know that people lost their teeth due to ignorance, neglect, dental decay, gum disease and sometimes unfortunately through accidents. Loss of teeth itself is not life threatening, but certainly the quality of life is compromised. No part of…

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