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Oral Health Tips during the Holiday Season

October, 2015

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with that, comes gatherings that tempt Oklahomans to eat more. The Oklahoma Dental Association recommends following good oral health habits to help keep teeth healthy and cavity-free during the sweetest times of the year. Download

Untreated tooth decay can cause students to miss school 

August, 2015
Statistics show that dental caries, the disease that causes tooth decay, is the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States, according to the American Dental Association (ADA)1. If left untreated dental decay can cause significant tooth pain and eating problems - all of which can prevent children from focusing in school. Early detection of tooth decay is vital so children’s teeth will remain healthy, thus reducing emergency visits to the dentist or ER, avoiding unnecessary pain and keeping treatment costs low. Download


Dr. Larson R. Keso Receives the 2015 James E. Brophy Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of Orthodontists

May, 2015

Larson R. Keso,DDS, MS, an orthodontist practicing in Oklahoma City, is the recipient of the 2015 American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) James E. Brophy Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes members who have made exemplary contributions to the profession. Download

Crossings Community Clinic Provides Hope to Oklahomans In Need

March, 2015
Medical clinic provides free dental services for uninsured or otherwise without access to primary care.  Download

The Sixth Annual OK Mission of Mercy

January, 2015
A free two-day dental clinic for people of all ages to take place February
6 & 7 at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, OK.  Download

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