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Tooth Care For Toddlers

By Santa Fe Dental | Mar 27, 2018

As babies turn into walking and talking toddlers, there are important oral health concerns to remember to keep your little one’s teeth healthy and happy. The experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry both recommend that children should see the dentist by the time they are one year…

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Mouthwash Use Could Increase Your Risk For Diabetes

By Santa Fe Dental | Nov 28, 2017

At our family dentistry in Edmond, Oklahoma, our team at Santa Fe Dental will always happily inform patients about the need to brush and floss daily. For many patients, their daily oral hygiene routine also includes the use of a mouthwash as just one more step towards enjoying the freshest, healthiest smile possible. While mouthwash…

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Diet Can Help Lower the Risk of Tooth Loss

By Santa Fe Dental | Jul 12, 2017

Diet ranks as one of the biggest factors when it comes to enjoying a lifetime of good health. Your Edmund, OK dentist recommends that all our patients at Santa Fe Dental follow the dietary guidelines set by the Food and Drug Administration to help lower their risk of long-term health problems such as diabetes, heart…

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Understanding the Cause of Gum Disease

By Santa Fe Dental | Jun 14, 2017

Gingivitis ranks as one of the most common health problems in the U.S., with over 50 percent of the adult population suffering from some degree of gum disease. At the early stages of gingivitis – an early form of gum disease – most people don’t even notice their gums slowly turning a darker red, especially…

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Dental Phobias Lead to Poor Oral Health in Patients

By Santa Fe Dental | May 4, 2017

Dental anxiety is a condition that we commonly see at our family dentistry in Edmond, Oklahoma. Dental anxiety elevates from a simply preference to avoid the dentist to a phobia when it starts having a significant impact on a patient’s well-being. For example, people who suffer from dental phobias are more likely to have untreated…

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Poor Oral Health Linked to Malnutrition

By Santa Fe Dental | Apr 10, 2017

As your Edmond family dentist, our team at Santa Fe Dental strives to help educate our patients on the many ways that our oral health can impact our overall health. Recent research has shown that the mouth/body connection is very real, and that by suffering from poor oral health we can significantly increase our risk…

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Study Finds Heavy Smoking May Undermine Implant Success

By Santa Fe Dental | Feb 23, 2017

Heavy smoking may negatively impact the optimal time for implant placement, according to a recent study. Researchers discovered that heavy smoking slowed the health of posterior mandible implant but did not impact the survival rate of implants. The results of this study heavily suggest that smoking promoted the loss of marginal bone and the continued…

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Five more common dental health problems

By Santa Fe Dental | Jan 7, 2016

Santa Fe Dental, your Edmond, Oklahoma dentist of choice, cares for dental problems of all types, from those caused by bad habits to genetic and environmental factors. Last month we covered five common dental health problems that impact patients of all ages. Here are five more: Toothache Toothaches are painful and irritating. They are caused…

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Do children need to floss for great dental health?

By Santa Fe Dental | Dec 30, 2015

At Santa Fe Dental, your family dentist in Edmond, Oklahoma, many parents ask: “Do I need to floss my toddler’s teeth“? The answer is yes! Flossing can be the most overlooked part of keeping a child’s teeth clean, one that is critically important in preventing cavities. Flossing is important because it enables you to clean…

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