At Magnolia Family Dentistry, we believe knowledge is power. That’s why we regularly attend continuing education workshops and seminars to learn the latest research, techniques, and technologies in dentistry. Then, we bring that knowledge back home to our family of patients in Midwest City. Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health. Feel free to comment, share, and join the conversation—and help us spread the word!
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Midwest City has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk… (Read More)Continue Reading »
You’ve heard it before. Too much sugar is not good for little bodies. Or, more precisely, added sugar is not good for people, big or small. The more we learn about how sugar affects the body, the more we realize that lots of added sugar has many downsides for health. This is particularly true of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Imagine this – you have come to see Midway City dentist Dr. Leaha Nels for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then she tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be wrong since you have been brushing… (Read More)Continue Reading »
If braces are in your future, or you have just had them placed, you may be wondering just how the heck to work around them when flossing and brushing. We’d love to calm your mind by reminding you those wires and brackets are temporary visitors, hanging out to help correct the bite and achieve a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet that your mouth (and your body) will truly love. Good food sets the stage for a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less? As it turns out, when it comes to oral health… (Read More)Continue Reading »
People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad?… (Read More)Continue Reading »