Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Spring are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. Read more ›
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Spring Creek Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let Spring residents in on some information you don’t often hear. Let this article serve as your personal guide to the benefits of getting your teeth cleaned. Read more ›
If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get Spring children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At Spring Creek Dentistry, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health, so here’s some information on how Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar can help protect your kids from tooth decay. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us. Read more ›
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Spring, so Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar are here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t feel bad if you have believed one or more of these at some point, you’re not the only one, but do make sure to contact us at Spring Creek Dentistry if you have any questions or concerns. Read more ›
Many Spring residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, don’t hesitate to give us at Spring Creek Dentistry a call. Read more ›
It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including your mouth. Almost 26 million children and adults in the U.S. suffer from diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Spring dentists, Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar want you to know the side effects diabetes can have on oral health. Read more ›
If you are looking for a dentist in Spring, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than the other, or maybe they are split 50/50.
Either way, you’re probably wondering what the difference is, and how this will affect your dental care. At Spring Creek Dentistry, we love to spread the word about all things dental, so here are the facts, straight from Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar. Read more ›
Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root.
If you have a nasty toothache and remember biting down on something hard, it’s time to contact Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar. Don’t worry though, because the dental professionals at Spring Creek Dentistry are committed to giving you the best oral care that Spring has available. To find out more about cracked tooth syndrome, read on. Read more ›
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar can offer Spring patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Spring Creek Dentistry, we would like to educate you on the benefits of tooth-colored, composite fillings, so please let this article serve as your personal fillings fact sheet. Read more ›
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Spring has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health [http://nih.gov/] as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about a few of the factors involved in causing tooth decay and what you and Drs. Oakley, Miller, Henley, Wendt, and Dar can do to protect your smile. Read more ›