• Good Shepherd Ministries Needs Your Help

    During a time when demand for affordable or free healthcare is at an all-time high, free health clinics across the country are facing mounting financial strains. Good Shepherd Ministries in downtown Oklahoma City is no exception.

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    Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World

    Your tooth is loose. So you connect a string from tooth to doorknob, slam the door and bam, it’s out. Now what? In the United States, the tooth goes under the pillow and a magical fairy flutters down at night and replaces the tooth with some major coinage (actually, $3.19, today’s average going rate for a tooth). But around the world, this story isn’t quite the same. Continue reading Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World

    George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood

    And he never chopped down that cherry tree either. These legends have stood for centuries. But they’re just myths. It’s likely that the ivory in his dentures became stained over time, giving them a wooden complexion. But false teeth made of wood? That’s simply … false. Continue reading George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood

    Children’s Dental Health Month

    From birth through the teenage years, parents must heed their children’s evolving dental needs. Developing healthy habits and visiting the dentist regularly helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Continue reading Children’s Dental Health Month

    Oklahoma Mission of Mercy provides free dental care to 1,576 patients

    The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is built upon the premise that no one should have to live with dental pain. That’s why we partner with the Oklahoma Dental Association and the Oklahoma Dental Foundation every year to offer free dental care at Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OkMOM). Continue reading Oklahoma Mission of Mercy provides free dental care to 1,576 patients

    Keeping Teeth Clean At School

    Five months down, five to go. With winter break behind us now, the school year is about halfway over. Help your children finish the second half strong with sharp minds and stellar oral hygiene. Continue reading Keeping Teeth Clean At School