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Dental Health – Dr Ryan Oakley, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

Trend Alert – Oil Pulling

What is oil pulling? Claiming to achieve everything from whiter teeth and healthier gums to decreased body aches and pains, oil pulling is the latest trend in DIY detox therapies. Newly popular among celebrities and lovers of natural health and

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How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

Every Spring parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go

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What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are time-tested treasures gaining new popularity among fans everywhere. These potent liquids are fun and fresh ingredients that you can customize for almost any oral hygiene need. As with any DIY dental treatment, do your research and be

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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Spring Creek Dentistry talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they

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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Oakley, Dr. Miller, Dr. Henley & Dr. Wendt would like everyone in Spring to know that this is not the

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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Oakley, Dr. Miller, Dr. Henley & Dr. Wendt for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then the doctor tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading

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Replace Missing Teeth – Dentures & Dental Implants

So you’re missing a tooth—or a few! An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best

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Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Dr. Oakley, Dr. Miller, Dr. Henley & Dr.

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Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth…But If You Do – The Importance of Mouth Guards in Sports Safety

It’s no secret that residents of Spring love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or the numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths. In

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Lemon Juice – The Good, the Bad, & the Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What is pH

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