Regular examinations at Smiles of Tulsa are essential to promoting good oral and dental health by detecting problems before they get worse, or preventing them altogether. Below are some of the preventive services that our practice offers.
It is also worth mentioning that dental care is performed by trained professionals. Dentists go through several years of dental school as well as specialized training that takes a lot of time (and money). The tools for dental care are not inexpensive. Not only does a dental practice spend hundreds of thousands on specialized equipment, but it also has to spend money on maintaining the equipment. The cost of x-ray machines can be upwards of $15,000, and newer models could be $30,000 or more.
Regular examinations, by Corbyn VanBrunt, DDS help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious. Consistent dental check-ups help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat.
Kid's teeth need dental care, just like grown-up teeth. Regular exams by Corbyn VanBrunt, DDS can help to identify any abnormalities in your child's oral development, and can minimize the impact of decay on your child's health by catching cavities early.
Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. The treatment methods that our dentists diagnose will depend upon the type of disease and how far the condition has progressed.
A tooth extraction is the procedure done to remove a tooth that is damaged beyond repair from its socket in the jawbone. Extractions are also done to remove wisdom teeth that may be impacted or create future problems.
If you are experiencing jaw pain or discomfort, at Smiles of Tulsa, we have experience treating issues that affect the alignment of your jaw and temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Corbyn VanBrunt, DDS will examine your TMJ for irregularities during your comprehensive or periodic exam in order to detect signs of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).
Sleep apnea is a condition that affects how you breathe when sleeping. During sleep, normal breathing can be interrupted for 10 seconds or more hundreds of times during a single night. Untreated sleep apnea prevents you from getting enough deep, restorative sleep. Oral appliances made by Corbyn VanBrunt, DDS's office to help keep your airway open.
Dental emergencies usually occur when a tooth is chipped, fractured, loosened, or falls out due to trauma. They can occur quickly and unexpectedly. Common causes include trips or falls onto hard objects, fights, and sports related injuries. If you have any questions or concerns, call us today at (918) 891-3059.