How does dental health affect the immune system

Oral health is more important than most people realize! According to the Mayo Clinic, an unhealthy mouth may increase your risk of serious health problems, which can weaken your immune system. Do you know our mouths and are full of bacteria? If untreated, this bacteria can cause disease, inflammation, and/or pain. Regular checkups and professional…

What Is Tooth Enamel?

What is enamel? Tooth enamel is the outermost shell of a tooth. It is the hardest tissue in the human body, and is translucent. The enamel helps to protect the tooth from daily use (chewing, crunching, grinding). It acts as an insulator to the tooth from harmful temperatures and or chemicals. Enamel has no living…

What is a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns are helpful to improve your oral health and smile. A dental crown is a cap or cover that goes over a tooth to help protect it. Dental crowns use materials such as metal alloys, ceramics, porcelain or composite resin may be used to create your own. A crown can be shiny or it…

The Importance of Dental Cleanings

Are you coming in for a cleaning every 6 months? If not, you need to start scheduling regular dental cleanings with your dentist! Cleanings are for more than making your teeth look nice and shiny. Getting a regular dental cleaning can significantly help your health! Here are some of the reasons why dental cleanings are…

5 Summer Tips for a Healthy Smile

Summer break is not a time to take a break on your oral health! Here are 5 tips to maintain a healthy smile this Summer: Stay on routine Summer can be busy and filled with fun, but make sure to brush your teeth at least twice daily. Keeping a routine to brush in the morning…

The Importance of Flossing

Take a moment and think about when you vacuum up dust and dirt. Instantly, your carpet becomes brighter, cleaner and refreshed. The same applies to your teeth when you floss! Flossing your teeth daily has significant benefits on your oral health. Spending a couple minutes a day to floss your teeth can save you from…

Free Dental Day for Moms in Yukon, Oklahoma

Free Dental Day

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, we couldn’t think of a better way to thank all of the incredible moms out there for everything they do! On Saturday, May 18th we’re hosting a FREE dental day to serve moms in Yukon and surrounding areas. From 9 am to 1 pm, receive 1 extraction, 1 filling or…

Cosmetic Dental Services in Yukon, Oklahoma

Teeth Whitening Example

Are you looking for a whiter smile without fine lines and wrinkles? At Summer Dental in Yukon, Oklahoma, we are proud to offer a variety of services to help you achieve the smile of your dreams! Teeth Whitening The team at Summer Dental offers a variety of safe ways to help you achieve a brighter…

Meet Our Summer Dental Dentists

Dr. Colby Broadbent, DDS

Meet Dr. Colby Broadbent! Dr. Colby Broadbent is a cosmetic dentist at Summer Dental in Yukon, Oklahoma. He grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah here he attended the University of Utah School of Dentistry. During his time in dental school, he was given unparalleled instruction and hands-on training in implants, oral surgery, full mouth…

Taking Care Of Your Teeth At Home

While regularly attending your scheduled dental exams is extremely important, it is crucial to practice correct dental hygiene at home. Continue reading for more information and tips on how to best manage your dental health and take care of your teeth at home. Brushing And Flossing We all know brushing twice a day, accompanied by…