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Elite Invisalign Provider

We are proud to announce that our Tulsa orthodontist, Dr. Robert Herman, has been awarded with the honor of being an Elite Invisalign Provider. Through his hardwork and dedication to his patients and staff, he is truly deserving of this recognition. Dr. Herman has shown amazing results and success with the Invisalign treatment, which is […]

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Orthodontist vs. Dentist

Receiving quality dental care is an essential part to maintaining your overall health and well-being. When it comes to choosing the right specialist to treat a specific oral issue, there are many differences between an orthodontist and a dentist. It is true that both professions focus on improving oral health; however, the methods and services […]

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Why Do Teeth Move?

Just as your skin ages over time, your teeth will naturally shift as well. You might find yourself frustrated and confused that your once perfect teeth are slowly becoming misaligned. Rest assure that it is normal for your teeth to move even after your braces come off. Therefore, it is important to follow your orthodontist’s […]

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When Do I Need A New Retainer?

The happiest day for any orthodontic patient is the moment when his or her braces get removed; however, to maintain this perfect smile still requires constant attention. Wearing your orthodontic retainer consistently is the start of a life-long need to keep your teeth in the best position possible. After constant wear, you may come across a situation […]

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When is the Best Time to Consult an Orthodontist

Orthodontists are dental specialists who work to bring the teeth and jaws into their ideal position for optimal oral health. It is very common for children and young teens to visit orthodontists to monitor or correct complications with emerging permanent teeth. Though a child may visit the orthodontist at any time, the elementary years serve […]

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Type of Appliances

Orthodontists primarily treat patients who need help correcting certain maxillofacial problems, such as misaligned teeth, malocclusion, or too much space between the teeth. Treating these conditions requires the assistance of orthodontic appliances, of which there are many. Orthodontic appliances come in many variations – some being fixed and some being removable. They serve various purposes, […]

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What is an Orthodontist

An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the treatment of crooked or misaligned teeth. Contrary to popular belief, this branch of dentistry is not merely about the cosmetic appearance of patient smiles, but also about their oral health. Patients who visit an orthodontist for treatment often find it easier to brush their teeth and […]

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Orthodontic Post-Op Instructions

The process of placing an orthodontic appliance is non-surgical, but it does require special post-procedural instructions to minimize patient discomfort and protect each patient’s appliance from damage. Failure to follow these instructions can prolong treatment, make treatment more costly, or even result in a dental or orthodontic emergency. Did you know… that it is normal […]

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Types of Braces

Dental braces have come a long way since they were invented in the 1800’s. Today, Americans and residents of are privy to a bevy of tooth-straightening options, each of which offers different benefits. Currently, the most popular types of braces used in include: Metal Braces – These are traditional braces most often seen in children […]

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Endodontists

What is an Endodontist?

Endodontists are dental specialists who have completed two additional years of advanced endodontic training and education beyond dental school. Endodontic training emphasizes root canal treatments and the diagnosis of diseases and conditions that warrant them. An endodontist does not practice general dentistry but instead devotes the majority of his or her time to performing root canals […]

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Endodontic Post-Op Questions

Endodontic Post-Op Questions

If you are undergoing a procedure or operation, you will be given a set of post-operative instructions to abide by in the hours, days, and weeks after your treatment. Following these instructions is essential to preventing infections in surgical sites, protecting restorations, and minimizing the possibility of experiencing complications. Postoperative instructions vary from procedure to […]

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Endodontic Technology

Endodontic Technology

Endodontic treatments have come a long way in recent years due in part to modern advancements in endodontic technology. Visiting an endodontist is much different than it would have been even just a few years ago thanks to advanced digital imaging tools that help automate office procedures. These tools allow for better accuracy, greater comfort […]

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Endodontic First Visit

Endodontic First Visit

Your first visit to an endodontist lays the foundation for your future treatment. It will consist of a thorough review of your medical and dental history, as well as an evaluation of your symptoms. During your visit, your endodontist may review existing x-rays or request additional x-rays and 3D imaging to make an accurate diagnosis. […]

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