What Can Redbud Dental Do For You?

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Not so long ago, your average dentist focused almost entirely on fixing problems like cavities or gingivitis. Not here! At Redbud Dental of Edmond we stress good dental health, and treating little problems before they get out of hand. A big part of this is seeing our patients for regular cleanings and checkups. For most,…

Dental Implants Are Truly Life-Changing

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Patients who are thinking about a dental implant from Redbud Dental of Edmond often ask how long they last. An implant is a significant investment, after all. Do they really last a lifetime, like people say? The answer is yes, but an explanation is in order. A dental implant is not a replacement tooth, but…

5 Tools For Tooth Transformations

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Teeth that are damaged or misshapen can really detract from your smile, but thanks to cosmetic dentistry from Redbud Dental of Edmond, you can do something about these and other issues. There are fixes for nearly any tooth problem! Some of the most popular and effective procedures include: Veneers. Porcelain veneers are extremely thin shells…

The Tea And Teeth Question

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Here’s a riddle from Redbud Dental of Edmond: What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Lame jokes aside, a common concern for patients is stained teeth. In this blog post, we’ll talk about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages, including tea. Over time, tea can stain…

Avoid Bone Deterioration Following Extraction

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In this post from Redbud Dental of Edmond, we consider jaw bone health. To remain strong the jaw bone needs to be consistently stimulated by the pressure of chewing, biting, and talking. Each tooth has a root structure the extends into the surrounding bone. As each tooth absorbs the forces of everyday mouth function, it…

When It’s Better Not To Brush

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This message from Redbud Dental of Edmond is about tooth enamel. Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body and has the critical job of protecting teeth from constant use, and from the assault of chemicals in food and drink. Enamel also safeguards tooth nerves from hot and cold…

5 Cavity Basics

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Preventing tooth decay is one of the main reasons people come to us, at Redbud Dental of Edmond. In this blog post, we’ll describe five things you should know about cavities. Cavities means tooth decay. They happen when certain bacteria produce acids that destroy a tooth’s hard surface, called enamel, and the underlying dentin. Factors…

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? In this article from Redbud Dental of Edmond we won’t recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the 1960s. But they…

Swollen Gums?

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If you are worried about swollen gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. You should have your symptoms checked out right away, because they could be a sign of gum disease, a serious but treatable condition at Redbud Dental of Edmond. Gum disease is progressive. Before it reaches the advanced stage it is…

How White Fillings Improve Your Smile

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Needless to say, the best filling for your teeth is no filling at all: that is, teeth and gums that are clean and healthy, and free from decay. But cavities happen, and when they do, we can fill them with white fillings at Redbud Dental of Edmond. Our patients love white fillings because they blend…