SOURCE: Santa Fe Dental

Santa Fe Dental

September 30, 2014 23:21 ET

Dental Hygienist With Santa Fe Dental Welcomes First Child: A Healthy Baby Boy

EDMOND, OK--(Marketwired - September 30, 2014) - Dr. Mark Allen, a trusted and affordable dentist in Edmond, Okla., is pleased to announce that a member of Santa Fe Dental's hygiene department recently gave birth to healthy baby boy.

Kealy Schmidt, one of the practice's experienced dental hygienists, gave birth to her first child, Oliver, on Sept. 3. Oliver was almost 23 inches long and weighed 10.4 pounds.

"All of us at the office are thrilled for Kealy and her family," said Dr. Allen, whose cosmetic dentistry and dental implants Edmond, OK, residents have depended on for several years. "She is such a valued member of our staff and has always showed a great deal of professionalism with her patients and enthusiasm for oral health care."

Santa Fe Dental dental hygienists are trained in non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease, dental radiography and provide quality cleanings for each patient.  

Santa Fe Dental offers cleanings, examinations, fillings, gum disease treatment, extractions, root canals, crowns, bridges, implants,implant supported dentures, partial dentures, oral sedation, orthodontics, Invisalign, Zoom whitening and Snap-on-Smiles. The practice has eight operatories, panoramic and cephalometric imaging, goop-free impressions with the Lava Chairside scanner, soft-tissue lasers, advanced cavity detection system and a milling machine for in-office same-day crowns. The dental clinic also offers TMJ diagnosis and treatment. TMJ can cause pain or discomfort, neck pain, jaw popping, jaw clicking, restricted jaw movement and frequent headaches and migraines. Santa Fe Dental can provide a number of TMJ treatments, including mouthguards; restoration and orthodontics.     

Dr. Allen, an Oklahoma City native, has been in practice for more than 30 years. He earned his bachelor's degree in American history and chemistry from Williams College and then earned his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He has advanced training in Invisalign, conscious oral sedation, Lumineers and implantology and is currently enrolled in the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry's two-year mentorship program that develops advanced cosmetic concepts.

Dr. Allen and the Santa Fe Dental staff contribute to the community by participating in D-Dent and The National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped. The practice has received the Super Service Award from Angie's List, and Dr. Allen has been named the Volunteer of the Year by Rest Day Shelter for being the local dentist for the homeless.

Dr. Allen's partner, Dr. Michael Hansen is a Scottsdale, Ariz., native who graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in biology and then Ohio State University School of Dentistry in 2004. He holds affiliations and certifications in Lumineers, Invisalign, conscious sedation and implantology, and is a member of the American Dental Association and Oklahoma Dental Association.

Earlier this year, Santa Fe Dental, 519 S. Santa Fe Ave., began offering Saturday hours, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the practice is open as early as 7 a.m. on weekdays. To find out how much denture implants cost or to view the cost of Invisalign at Santa Fe Dental, visit the website at MySantaFeDental.com or call 405-757-2030.

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