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Happy New Year 2014!

Dr. Mead’s friendly team welcomes you to 2014. May this new year bring you health and happiness.   ________________ Dr. Mead is an educator in the dental field, as well as an experienced family dentist with his practice located in Purcell, Oklahoma. To schedule an appointment or to ask questions, please call: 405.527.6568

Holiday Decorating

Summer, fall and then – holidays, one after the other. If you are a socially active person this is likely your favorite time of year. But even if you are not, and like it quiet and family oriented, here are a few tips that will save you stress and hassle later on. Make room As […]

Eating well with Dentures

Exchanging your own teeth for partial of full dentures need not put the brakes on fun and healthy nutrition.  Here are some tips on how to get the most our of your new set of teeth: Start out Small: If you recently had dentures fitted, start with softer foods. Shakes are a good source of […]

Dental hygienist – a profession for you?

There are some careers in the medical field that propose to be long lasting and well rewarding. Among them are pharmacists, nurses and dental hygienists. A dental hygienist gets to enjoy many of the aspects of the dental profession, but has to undergo much less intense training than a dentist. Dental hygienists need to be […]

Summer Safety: Avoid the critters

Hot sunny days and lots of moisture do not just make our plants grow, they provide ample breeding grounds for insects & critters around the house.  Here are some basic tips for personal backyard safety: 1) Apply insect repellent to avoid insect borne illnesses, and also especially if you allergic to insect bites or stings. […]

Summer Safety: Fun at the Lake

Summer time – Lake time! Whether you go boating or swimming or fishing, trips to the lake are some of the most memorable fun times a family can spend together. Catch fish, have fun, create stories that are never ending, for years to come.  Times like these are the relational “glue” that keep families and […]

Lifestyle: Get ready for summer

Memorial Day, here we come! School’s out, pools open, and we finally had the last freeze in what seemed a prolonged Oklahoma winter-summer roller coaster ride. Here are a few tips to help you get ready for summer in no time. Check your air conditioner and have it serviced if you need to. Double check […]

Treat your teen right: The power of a pretty smile

Teenage years are years of change and opportunity. Body changes, mental changes, emotional changes. Times of great opportunity as well as great uncertainty. Despite their often apparent bravado, teens need the strength of stability, and comfort of praise to grow into the men and women they are going to be. Often times teenage years concur […]

The balance of living right: Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has almost become a buzz word. But what does it really mean? It simply means the weights are out of balance. Ideally, we burn as many calories as we consume, and up until recent years children had no problem in burning calories faster than they took them in. Some have argued it is […]

Children and dentists: Whose afraid of the big bad …?

In theory we hope to never have to deal with a child who is really afraid of a dental visit. Hopefully – so we reason – if we have been faithful in brushing their teeth, not feeding them too many sweets, and keeping all preventative care dental appointments they won’t develop cavities, won’t need braces, […]