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For That Whiter, Brighter Smile

For That Whiter, Brighter Smile – Options for whiter teeth Flashing that smile of yours not impressing during the interview? Too many swiping left on your profile picture? Your once dazzling smile faded to a middle-aged funk? Let’s face it, as much as we might want to tell ourselves we don’t judge others by their

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El Dorado Dental Santa Fe – Location, Location, Location

El Dorado Dental – Location, Location, Location A confession is necessary… No, it’s not about some hidden loot left over from a bank robbery or a past crime lurking in the background. This confession is a little different. You see, your favorite dentist, Haley Ritchey DDS, and El Dorado Dental isn’t actually in Santa Fe.

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The Dangers of DIY Dentistry

I just love do-it-yourself shows! You know, when a couple buys a run-down home and works to fix it up themselves, they end up with a mansion and increase their property value by 500%. However much we may love to do tasks ourselves there are some things that should not be attempted by yourself. I’m

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Charcoal Toothpaste is a Dental Trend? Really?

We all want to have the brightest smile and we’re ready and willing to explore new avenues of experimentation to achieve the optimum oral health even if this means brushing with charcoal toothpaste. The seeming popularity of new and trendy dental health practices only fuels our desire to achieve the best mouth possible. And when

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Happiness is a Dental Visit Away

A recent Huffington Post article cited a National Geographic study which determined the happiest places to live in the  United States. They used metrics like the amount of civic engagement, financial security and…. how often people visited the dentist. And when you think about it, it just makes sense. Happy people need those pearly whites

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Love Your Dental Hygienist

We all need to see the dentist to maintain healthy teeth, gums and mouth. In many cases, you don’t want to see the actual dentist, you want to see is the dental hygienist. While the best dentist in Santa Fe may wear the white coat, flash that dazzling smile, swoop in and poke around in

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IV Sedation and Dental Work

The early days of dental work required a great deal of patience and pain tolerance if anything inside the mouth was amiss. Thankfully, modern dental practices have replaced the early form of dental work, saving the patients from pain with anesthesia. While the standard shot of Novocain seems to work fine for routine dental work,

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The Perks of Juvéderm®

The aging process is rarely kind, especially to the face. As we get older we notice those fine lines become more pronounced and once plump cheeks start to fade. Add to aging any wear and tear from life’s adventures or extensive dental work and the face we were once proud of has profoundly changed. Among all

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The Right Toothbrush – Invest in Better Oral Care

Deciding to invest in better oral care starts with brushing and flossing at home. No matter who you ask, from the recent dental grad to the best dentist in Santa Fe, they will agree brushing and flossing is the best and first step in the war against decay and gum loss. But choosing what kind

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Kids and the Dentist – The Importance of Good Oral Hygiene

When your little one’s first tooth pops through it’s a time of excitement. Another milestone has been reached and it is usually documented by numerous pictures. Soon more teeth make an appearance and your baby is officially growing up. While first teeth are a huge move forward for your son or daughter, many parents don’t

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