March 3, 2020

What causes gum disease and how do I know if I have it?

No one likes sore or bleeding gums… Dr. Gene McCormick in Tulsa, Oklahoma sees this all too often. Gingivitis occurs when plaque accumulates around a tooth and creates a “sticky” layer which causes a gum infection.
March 3, 2020

I have several silver fillings…should I get them removed or wait until they wear down?

Silver fillings (also known as mercury amalgam fillings) were the standard of care decades ago due to their low cost and ease of use. Dr. Gene McCormick says there are inherent cautions associated with silver fillings, however.
March 3, 2020

“I didn’t feel a thing!” How or Why?

A person who has put off dental procedures because of a dental fear, gag reflex, or the inability to sit still for very long can benefit from IV sedation. IV Sedation instills “instant relaxation”, according to Dr. Gene McCormick of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
February 16, 2020

What is Laser Dentistry?

Often referred to as LANAP, this method is a new laser-assisted gum attachment procedure. LANAP provides periodontal regeneration of new cementum and ligaments. The procedure also regenerates bone on a previously diseased root surface.