Flossing For Health And Happiness

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Flossing your teeth at least once a day is an essential part of your dental health routine, and at Redbud Dental of Edmond we can’t emphasize that enough. The benefits are beyond question, and it goes hand-in-hand with brushing. Patients sometimes ask: which should I do first, brush or floss? That may sound a little…

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

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Anyone with chronic bad breath understands the embarrassment and frustration associated with this condition. As unpleasant as it is, rest assured we can help at Redbud Dental of Edmond. There are several possible causes for bad breath, some that you may overlook: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food…

5 Reasons to Choose Cosmetic Dentistry

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When was the last time you checked your smile the mirror? Were you totally satisfied by what you saw? If the answer is, “Not really,” then you may want to review these five great reasons to consider cosmetic dentistry at Redbud Dental of Edmond. A little goes a long way. Some of the most popular…

Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

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Regular dental check-ups and cleanings at Redbud Dental of Edmond are essential for good dental health. But in some people their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning, causing them concern. Is this a problem? Well, it depends. If your gums bleed for a couple days after your dental cleaning, don’t worry about it.…

Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?

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A condition known as dry mouth is fairly common, and has some common causes. It can be really uncomfortable, and can also pose a threat to your dental health. Here are some tips from Redbud Dental of Edmond. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STO-me-ah. Some of its causes include:…

Gap-Tooth Smiles Aren’t Quite As Adorable Anymore

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Have you lost teeth? It’s a lot different than when you lost your baby teeth way back in the day. Unfortunately, adult teeth don’t grow back. But with a dental implant from Redbud Dental of Edmond, it might seem like a missing tooth has. A dental implant is a titanium post that is permanently placed…

Our Team Takes Care of Your Child

Dental assistants are essential to the efficient operation of any dental practice, and Redbud Dental of Edmond is no exception. In this article we’ll describe some of their roles, and in a small way pay tribute to these valued team members. In many ways, dental assistants are our right hands. They work closely with everyone…

How to Whiten Your Teeth Safely

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For a really pleasing smile, nothing beats clean white teeth. With professional teeth whitening from Redbud Dental of Edmond, you can get a dazzling smile. White teeth make anyone look younger, happier and more attractive. And it seems like there are more teeth whitening choices than ever before. Commercial Whitening Products There are a lot…

The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

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This message from Redbud Dental of Edmond focuses on missing teeth and bone health, and how dental implants can make a difference. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the surrounding bone…

Root Canal vs Dental Implant

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In this post from Redbud Dental of Edmond, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is the best…