Rigdon Dental & Associates' Blog

What Happens If I Don’t Replace a Missing Tooth? You May Be Surprised

Most adults have 28 permanent teeth (assuming they’ve had their four wisdom teeth removed). But while you may think you essentially have 27 “spares,” that’s not quite how it works! It’s common to think that a single...

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How a Smile Makeover Can Change Your Life

Are you self-conscious about your teeth? Do they have gaps, stains, chips, or cracks that you wish you could just hide? Do you have so many imperfections in your smile that you don’t even know where to start fixing them? That’s...

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What’s Better for You – A Dental Implant or Fixed Bridge?

While a fixed bridge (also called a crown and bridge) is effective at replacing missing teeth, it can leave much to be desired. Thankfully, it’s not your only option. As you continue reading, you’ll learn about an innovative...

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Porcelain Veneers: The Ultimate Smile Makeover Procedure

According to the American Dental Association, most people rank someone’s smile as the physical feature that stands out the most. In addition, countless studies have shown that people with an attractive smile are seen as more intelligent,...

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I Hate My Dentures!

Despite the latest innovations in dentistry, tooth loss is still a common problem. In fact, at least 35 million Americans have lost all their natural teeth in one or both arches. The most traditional way to treat complete tooth loss is with dentures....

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Does Medicare Cover Dentures?

Despite the latest innovations in dentistry, tooth loss is still a common problem. In fact, at least 35 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both arches. The most traditional solution to rebuild a beautiful, functional smile...

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Can Implants Replace Multiple Teeth?

Despite the latest innovations in dentistry, 120 million Americans have lost at least one tooth. Now, many patients prefer dental implants to treat tooth loss. They are the only treatment to replicate the entire structure of a tooth, but can implants...

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All-On-4 Dental Implants Help You Get Your Smile Back Fast!

Do you have several missing teeth? Are you currently using a denture that does not stay in your mouth properly, no matter how much denture adhesive you currently use? If this sounds like you, it may be time to consider a different method for resolving...

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Fixing Your Smile by Repairing Broken Dentures in Tulsa

You’ve probably known someone who relies on false teeth for eating and speaking. This isn’t rare at all, of course; the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry predicts that by 2020, 37.5 million people will be wearing full dentures....

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Getting a Tooth Extraction at the Dentist: What You Need to Know

If your dentist has told you that you need a tooth extraction, you may be nervous. Doesn’t taking out a tooth altogether seem a little extreme? The truth is that extractions are a common and routine part of dental work; that said, each...

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