Jamie L. Guthrie, DDS

Dentist - Ardmore, OK

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How to Handle Dental Emergencies Over the Holidays

November 22, 2019

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woman in Santa hat with toothache

You’re wrapping the last of your holiday presents when suddenly a dull, throbbing pain shoots through your mouth. Oh no, you have a toothache! Not only are you worried about this pain ruining your holiday, but all the local dentists are no doubt closed for the next few days. Let’s look at what you can do during a toothache and a few other holiday dental emergencies.


Dental Insurance: It’s Time to Use It or Lose It

October 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — guthrieddsteam @ 7:42 pm

Woman smilingCan you believe it’s already October? Just like that, it’ll be New Year’s before you know it. With the new year comes many deadlines, but there’s one you may be forgetting about. While your dental insurance may not have a real “deadline” you should be aware that most insurance plans restart on January 1st. This means that any benefits that you don’t use will be wasted and gone forever. Thankfully, there are some ways you can maximize your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year. See how you can save money by cashing in on your insurance while you still can from a Delta Dental dentist in Ardmore.


A Children’s Dentist Talks About 5 Easy Ways To Prevent Emergencies

August 5, 2019

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Happy little girl getting a dental examNo one wants to see their child in pain, and one of the best ways to keep your child healthy and happy is to help them maintain good oral health. While dental injuries and other emergencies can happen in a flash, there aresome proactive steps you can take to prevent them. By using the 5 strategies in this blog, you can avoid unexpected visits to a children’s dentist in Ardmore and minimize your child’s chances of cavities, injuries, and other painful issues. Learn more below!


Here Are 4 Signs of a Child’s Tooth Infection in Ardmore and Potential Causes

April 9, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — guthrieddsteam @ 6:48 pm

a little girl with her mouth shutYou work hard to help keep your child’s oral hygiene at its best, but even some of the best practices aren’t always as effective as you want them to be. If an infection arises, it can be difficult to determine since some symptoms never show themselves. Just like adults, we often need a professional to look and determine if something more serious is wrong. However, there are a few signs that can signal a child’s tooth infection in Ardmore. Here’s what to look for and what might be causing the problem.


A Children’s Dentist in Ardmore Shares What to Expect During Initial Visit

March 2, 2019

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a young girl at the dentistDo you know if it’s time to schedule an appointment with a children’s dentist in Ardmore? Do you know the importance of your child’s first visit? If you’re feeling in the dark about the steps you need to take to put your child on the path to a healthy smile, you’re not alone. Let us help explain when you should schedule an appointment and what to expect during their initial visit. You’ll also learn how you can encourage your child to practice good oral habits.


Your Dentist in Ardmore Says Don’t Waste Your Dental Insurance!

October 31, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — guthrieddsteam @ 8:37 pm

dental insurance form pen glassesA recent data set reflects some excellent news: that 77% of the population now has dental insurance. The bad news, however, is that only 2.8% of that group maximize their coverage by the end of the year. That means the vast majority of people with dental insurance are missing out on valuable care. As the end of the year is rapidly approaching, your dentist in Ardmore has a remedy for getting more from your dental coverage so you can see the greatest return on your investment!


Your Dentist Reveals the Amazing History of Dental Implants

December 5, 2017

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digital image of dental implantEverything has a history. Everything has a story that tells how it came into being, how it developed. And many times, through historical data, we are allowed to time travel back to the mindset that conceived that which we research. In doing so, we gain an even greater appreciation for the spirit of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness that created it. Pertaining to dental implants, as we journey back through time, we will uncover how necessity has always bred advancement and benefited the generations that follow it.


Keeping Your Smiles Bright this Holiday Season

November 5, 2017

Holiday DessertsEveryone wants a beautiful smile, and at the holidays when we’re taking pictures with friends and family, a flawless smile becomes even more important. Unfortunately, the holidays put many patients at greater risk for oral health and hygiene concerns. From acidic beverages and sweet treats to less time for tooth brushing, your smile is under constant attack throughout the holidays. Keep reading to find out what dentists recommend to keep your smiles bright this holiday season and all year long.

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