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    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Park

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Doctors

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Office

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

  • Oak Family Dental | Large Family

    "From the moment I walked into the door I felt as though I was the most important person in the room. I was waited on promptly. The dentist came in to greet me and to make sure he wasn’t needed. My dental hygienist was wonderful and caring. She did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to provide future dental advice. Great atmosphere!" -Deborah P.

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2016 Graduation Contest

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Oak Family Dental wants to congratulate all of our 2016 graduates and thank everyone who entered our Graduation Giveaway Contest.  This year we had a variety of graduates ranging from Bert, who graduated from Pre-K to our very own Dr. Troy who graduated from Dental School.  We especially want to thank all of our Warren Easton Eagles who entered.  Oak Family Dental provides full dental services to the students at Warren Easton in an on campus clinic.  We want to wish everyone the best in their future endeavors and thank you for being such an integral part of our practice!

Our Winners

Our two winners were Jennifer and Vivian.  Jennifer graduated in ...

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Grads, Win a $250 Visa Gift Card!

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Drs. Pattersons', Alvarez and the staff at Oak Family Dental want to sincerely congratulate all 2016 Graduates! Whether it be Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Graduate School, etc, we know these next few weeks will be full of BIG SMILES! We would like to take some time to celebrate our wonderful graduates and wish them all the best during the next steps of your life. 

How To Enter

Post and Tag to Win!

Grads, win a $250 VISA gift card...simply POST a graduation photo to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram showing off that big graduation smile! Make sure to tag us on Facebook (Oak Family Dental), Twitter and Instagram (@oakfamilydental). Post ...

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Oral Care Tips

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Many of us get the lectures from our dentists growing up about taking care of our teeth, but sometimes we get out of practice and need a refresher. At Oak Family Dental, our team of oral care professionals stress preventative dentistry, which includes you doing your part at home with regular oral care.

Basic Oral Health Care Tips

Brushing your teeth thoroughly is important. Avoid making just the obligatory pass or two and really focus on and feel what you’re doing. Make sure to spend the time to get all edges of your teeth, mixing up-and-down with back-and-forth motions with the brush. Get the areas along the gums and in the back ...

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When to Brush

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Do you know when to brush your teeth? Do you think you need to brush right after you eat or drink something? While many people have this idea, you could be damaging your teeth.  Research has shown that brushing immediately after eating or drinking could actually be damaging your teeth! When we eat or drink acidic or sugary foods, the protective layer of our teeth, the enamel, actually becomes slightly softer than normal.  This is due to a drop in the pH level in your mouth.  Remember those days from high school chemistry? The ideal pH of your mouth is around a neutral level of pH 7.  When sugar and acid ...

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Selecting a New Dentist

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When you are looking for a new dentist it can be difficult to tell a good one from a bad one without sitting in the exam chair first. Yet, there are several ways to tell if a dentist is worth visiting without having to step foot into the office. Looking through their website and checking testimonials is a great way to weed out the best dentist for you and your family.

What Makes a Great Dentist?

Education – Obviously your dentist should have their dental degree, but their education and training should go beyond just general dentistry. New and better procedures are being developed constantly so your dentist should be receiving training ...

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