What Are the Causes of a Cracked Tooth?

Do you have a cracked tooth? If so, you’re probably wondering how it developed. Unfortunately, there are many things that can cause a cracked tooth. Our dentist, Dr. Mark Folks, is happy to help you determine the underlying cause by listing some of the culprits of a cracked tooth, which... Read more »

Halloween Oral Health: Caring for Your Teeth

Happy Halloween from all of us here at Family Dental Associates! We hope your Halloween season is a spectacular success. However, to ensure your smile can last for many more seasons to come, it is important to practice effective oral hygiene. To help better prepare you for the holiday season... Read more »

Taking the Stress Out of Your Appointment

Not everyone is comfortable with a visit to the dentist. While some people may be anxious about having a filling or a root canal, there are people who suffer from dental anxiety, or even a dental phobia. There can be a number of reasons for the anxiety. Some people feel... Read more »

Keeping Your Teeth White After Your Treatment

There are many tooth-whitening products available. The shelves of your local retail and drug stores are full of different gels, strips and treatments that tout their ability to brighten your smile. And of course, there are brands of toothpaste and mouthwashes that are designed to give you whiter teeth. You... Read more »

Dealing with Gum Disease

Around half of the adults in the United States have gum disease, but because it is often painless, many people are not aware of it. If left unchecked, minor gum disease, called gingivitis can become a more serious disease called periodontitis. If gum disease is not addressed, it can lead... Read more »

Dental Jokes to Tell Your Child

Dr. Folks, Dr. Keim, and their team at Family Dental Associates know that for some children, visiting the dentist can cause some anxiety. To calm your child down, you may want to tell your child some fun dental jokes. Here are some great ones to get you started: Q: Why... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Mouthwash

Did you know that mouthwash can be an extremely useful tool to help improve your oral health? Nevertheless, not all forms of mouthwash should be treated equally, because they may not be built to do the same tasks, as many products go unregulated. Thus, the standards they keep are not... Read more »

What Are Possible Risks for Oral Cancer?

The thought of any cancer can be daunting, so our dental professionals here at Family Dental Associates want to give you the best care for you and your smile. This includes oral cancer exam screenings at every checkup, so be sure to visit our office at least twice a year.... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help With Cavity Prevention

The American Dental Association Recommends having a routine dental exam and cleaning performed every six months. The dental exams administered at Family Dental Associates in Miami, Oklahoma, are designed to remove all traces of tartar from your teeth, while also monitoring the wide range of factors that contribute to maintaining... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Family Dental Associates, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »