Welcome to Santa Fe Smiles, a San Marcos affordable dentist

Opening Hours : Monday to Thursday - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  Contact : (760) 471-6011

All posts by admin

What should I do after a tooth extraction

You have just had a minor oral surgery and you want it to heal quickly; what do the team at Oceanside Affordable Dentist suggest? The most important tip is NOT to rinse your mouth out for 24hrs after the extraction. You can drink and swallow but no active gargling

Read More

When do I take my child to the dentist?

For many parents, a visit to the dentist is not high on their to-do list. Last week Mintel revealed some worrying gaps in oral hygiene care trends among British parents. Mintel’s research finds just half (53%) of Britain’s parents (with children under 12) take their children regularly and only 63% of mothers and 50% of

Read More

Know Your Gum Health Numbers!

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LAID BACK in our dental chair wondering what the numbers mean that a hygienist calls out while examining your gums? They’re readings of the gum pocket depths in your mouth, and they’re an important part of monitoring your gum health.

Read More