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4 Tips to Show Appreciation to Your Pearly Whites This Thanksgiving

November 3, 2023

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a family enjoying a Thanksgiving meal together

This Thanksgiving, you probably have a lot of things you’re feeling thankful for, but are your teeth on that list? A healthy and happy smile is worth acknowledging, and knowing how to keep your pearly whites in great shape will ensure that you’re showing gratitude to them each and every Thanksgiving moving forward. Continue reading below for four tips from your dentist that will help you show your teeth that you’re truly thankful for all of the hard work they do and benefits they provide for you!


Avoid Halloween Oral Health Scares with These Hygiene Tips

October 13, 2023

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Everyone wants to dress up as a scary monster for Halloween, but every good monster needs a healthy set of fangs. While Halloween is a time-honored celebration of all things spooky, creepy, bizarre, and unsettling, the sheer volume of candy thrown around every year has caused anxiety among dentists for generations. Here are some Halloween dental health tips to make sure your little vampire, werewolf, or ghoul can keep their fangs healthy and terrifying for next year.


Why Aren’t My Teeth White?

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 7:42 pm
5 models of teeth on a white background in various stages of staining in front of white background

Have you ever felt self-conscious that your teeth aren’t as white as they once were? Or perhaps you’ve recently noticed certain areas on your teeth are darker. This kind of discoloration can lead to a sense of self-consciousness over our smile. After all, no one wants to feel like their teeth look dingy or uncared for. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry has methods that can visibly lighten your teeth up to 10 shades! Keep reading to learn more about what causes stains so you can avoid them in the future, as well as how your dentist can help!


How Does Better Oral Health Lead to Academic Success?

August 8, 2023

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a little girl brushing her teeth

It may not seem like a logical connection, but did you know that your child’s oral health can either help or hinder their academic success? Making sure they practice good oral habits at home is crucial but so is keeping their regular six-month dental checkups and teeth cleanings. Find out why scheduling a dental visit at the start of the year will give them a better chance of doing well in school.


Summer Is a Great Time to Start Invisalign! Here’s Why

July 13, 2023

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Smiling woman on beach.

During the summer, the heat often makes it unbearable to do anything at all. The bright side is, with less going on it can be the ideal time to start Invisalign treatments. This easy, hassle-free way to straighten your teeth is virtually invisible, involves no pointy wires, and boasts a 96% satisfaction rate. Read on to learn more about why these hotter months can be the best time to start realigning your smile.


4 Summer Oral Health Tips to Keep in Mind

June 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 10:34 pm
people on summer vacation smiling

As the summer vacation draws near, individuals across the nation are gearing up for exciting warm-weather escapades, ranging from beach retreats to international journeys or local explorations. Regardless of your plans, preserving your smile’s well-being is of utmost importance. Keep reading to discover four indispensable summer oral health tips that will safeguard your beam against dental problems so you can maintain a radiant, healthy smile.


4 Reasons to Get Your Smile Checked Before Summer Vacation!

May 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 8:19 am
a woman with a beautiful smiles enjoying her summer vacation

Summer has arrived and it’s time to enjoy all that it brings! From beach vacations to visiting a destination you’ve always wanted to see, there are many special memories to make with your loved ones. One of the things that can make your vacation smoother and more “picture-perfect” is visiting your dentist before you leave! Here are four reasons why tending to your smile before a vacation is beneficial.


What Your Dentist Wants You to Know About Oral Cancer

April 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 5:21 pm
a patient attending their oral cancer screening

Though its name might not be as frightening as brain cancer or lung cancer, oral cancer is among the deadliest iterations of the illness. A staggering 54,000 new cases are diagnosed annually—with around 43% of these cases having a grim prognosis, and most of the rest suffering from severe long-term complications. That said, oral cancer is also one of the most preventable types of cancer—and it all starts with knowing what to look for and how to protect yourself! Here’s what your dentist wants you to know.


3 Reasons Your Teeth Could Need a Spring Cleaning

March 2, 2023

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bouquet of spring flowers

Spring is finally here, which means that it’s time to start all those cleaning jobs you’ve been putting off all winter. But have you considered that your teeth could use a spring cleaning as well?

Regular preventive care is vitally important to a healthy smile, and now is as good a time as any to schedule biannual checkups and cleanings. Here are some reasons why a spring cleaning for your teeth may be a good idea.


How A Healthy Smile Will Benefit Your Heart

February 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 11:22 pm
an illustration of a heart in someone’s hands

February is American Heart Month, meaning that it’s the perfect opportunity to assess your cardiovascular health and seek out ways of improving your well-being! One way to do this is by turning your attention toward your oral health; believe it or not, the state of your smile can actually impact your cardiovascular wellness! Here’s more from your dentist about this connection along with some ways to ensure that both your heart and your smile are happy and healthy.

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