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

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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Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night – sleep apnea. Sleep

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HPV and Oral Cancer: What you need to know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Spring, and as dental care professionals, we feel

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Is it ever too late for dental work?

Let’s be honest. If you are like most Spring folks, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. In fact, one

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