Connection Between Oral Health and Diabetes

Connection Between Oral Health and Diabetes

.November is National Diabetes month. November is American Diabetes Month and Dr. Bryan Kariya of South Penn Dental in south Oklahoma City wants to make sure our patients know the importance between diabetes and your oral health. Diabetes is a chronic disease which...
Fall Dental Tips

Fall Dental Tips

Here’s a checklist of seven new dental health ideas to carry you through this fall season. Clean Out that Mouth! If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably thinking about cleaning out your gutters this time of year. After all, twelve months of debris raining on the eaves...
Smiling Is Contagious

Smiling Is Contagious

How Smiling Goes Viral A smile is also something that is easy to pass on. Much like yawning, smiling is contagious. “This is because we have mirror neurons that fire when we see action,” says Dr. Eva Ritzo, a psychiatrist and the co-author of “The Beauty...
Your Smile Has Healing Power

Your Smile Has Healing Power

Dr. Bryan Kariya DDS Oklahoma City cares about his dental patients’ total well being. Dr. Kariya is a believer in the connection between oral health and overall wellness. Our smiles actually have healing power. Research outlined below has proven this to be a...
Top 12 Signs You Need To See A Dentist

Top 12 Signs You Need To See A Dentist

Think about the last time you visited the dentist. Has it been a while? You’re not alone. While 77% of adults say they plan to visit the dentist within the next year, less than half actually do. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy can go a long way to support your...
Chewing Gum Good For Cavities Good For Memory

Chewing Gum Good For Cavities Good For Memory

According to MouthHealthy.org, the ADA’s consumer website, clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay. But did you know that studies have also shown it improves concentration? Researchers at...