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Oral Sedation does more than Calm your Dental Anxiety

Across the country, there are millions of men and women who put off making that appointment with their dentist. You know, the one that could help them resolve pain; the one that could save their tooth or teeth from unruly disease. In our Ardmore dental office, patients have options for reducing dental anxiety. Dr. Marshall… [Read more]


Get Familiar with your Dental Check-up

Dental check-ups are invaluable to the life of your smile. It may seem as though we focus on a few key points during our examination of your mouth, but more goes into a standard dental check-up than you may think. Oral Cancer Screening Oral cancer is a concerning condition not because it is intrinsically dangerous… [Read more]


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What Longer Life Expectancy has to do With your Smile

Current statistics demonstrate a notable increase in the lifespan of the average human. While this may relate to greater awareness of healthy diet and exercise habits, we certainly know that there is a correlation between living longer and taking better care of not only health, but appearance as well. The investment that Americans make into… [Read more]


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Could Migraines Originate in your Mouth?

Some people who have suffered unruly migraine headaches have been told their problem is all in their head. Of course, this kind of statement stems from a lack of success in identifying an underlying cause for this problem. Not only is it rather uncaring, it may also be missing the mark. Migraines can be a… [Read more]


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How your Dentist can Break the Cycle of Headaches

Millions of Americans complain of frequent headaches, and many of those with chronic pain rely on tension-relieving medication just to be able to get through the day. A headache can make it difficult to concentrate on work or to enjoy your time off. If you have been struggling to regain a greater sense of comfort,… [Read more]


Improve Your Smile and Oral Health with Invisalign

Malocclusion, or improper alignment of teeth, can lead to a number of problems. Teeth that do not fit together well may become worn down at an accelerated rate. Gum health may be difficult to maintain, and the joints that facilitate jaw movements may become irritated and stressed. If you are an adult with misaligned teeth,… [Read more]


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Reasons You Need to Floss

You are undoubtedly aware of the need to floss. Even if you don’t think about it on a daily basis, you certainly do when the time comes to sit in the dental chair. Just in case you didn’t know, your dentist and hygienist can tell if flossing is a priority even without asking. Also, it… [Read more]


Dental Bridges

A Bridge Not Too Far

If you’re missing a tooth or a few teeth, you have two basic options for filling the gap. Dr. Marshall’s first choice is a dental implant to replace every missing tooth, as implants are the strongest option and they function exactly as your natural teeth did before. But a less involved way to “bridge” the… [Read more]


Gum Disease

Gum Disease and You

Gum disease is something you don’t want any part of. If allowed to progress it can result in the loss of teeth and the deterioration of your jawbone. Because it sneaks up gradually, many people don’t know they have it. Gum disease, clinically called periodontitis or periodontal disease, affects the periodontum, the structures that support… [Read more]


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Staying On the Cutting Edge of Technology

Technology is rapidly changing our lives and it’s no different in the dental world. Some dentists are resistant to change, however, and are slow to adopt some of these new tools. In stark contrast is the practice of Dr. Marshall. She fully believes in the advantages that new technology brings to her patients. Here is… [Read more]


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