Make Kid-Friendly Homemade Toothpaste

Make Kid-Friendly Homemade Toothpaste

Toothpaste and its taste can make a big difference in whether your child brushes joyfully or not. If your child is having any difficulties brushing or if it’s time for a cavity check, call Drs. Jim & Sam Owens. Our friendly dental staff will schedule an...
Itchy Gums

Itchy Gums

Itchy gums can be irritating especially if you don’t know the cause. Itchy gums can be the sign of many different oral conditions including allergies, gum disease, or even a dry mouth. If you or your child have itchy gums, call us to schedule an...
Does Your Child Breathe Through Their Mouth?

Does Your Child Breathe Through Their Mouth?

Most parents don’t realize that mouth breathing is a complex health concern that can lead to sleep apnea, speech impediments, and improper facial growth. If your child is a mouth breather, call our office at 918.455.7700 and make an appointment to see a dentist. Most...
Do You Treat Cavities in Baby Teeth

Do You Treat Cavities in Baby Teeth

Do baby teeth with cavities need to be treated? The answer is YES! Call our office at 918.455.7700 if your child experiences persistent tooth pain or pain in their gums. They may have severe tooth decay or cavities that need to be treated. It’s impossible to diagnose...
Thumbsucking Risks Outweigh Benefits

Thumbsucking Risks Outweigh Benefits

If you are worried about your child’s thumbsucking habits, call Drs. James and Samuel Owens at 918.455.7700.  If your child continues to thumb suck after the permanent teeth have come in, it can cause problems with tooth alignment and your child’s bite. It’s best...