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3 Dentist-Approved Valentine’s Day Gifts For Someone Special

February 7, 2024

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Small box and valentine heart

Do you think Valentine’s Day gifts should only consist of candy? Are you the first one to run out and buy your special someone the biggest chocolate-filled heart you can find? While it may be a thoughtful gesture, the reality is that the sugar content of these gifts can lead to cavities and costly dental care. Instead of overindulging your loved one’s sweet tooth, here are three dentist-approved gifts you should consider for the one you love this holiday.

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4 Surefire Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution to Start Flossing

January 11, 2024

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Close-up of person smiling and flossing their teeth

Now that the new year has arrived, millions of people are heading to the gym or changing their diets in an effort to improve their health. But there’s actually one small thing you can do at home that makes a surprisingly big difference: turning flossing into a habit. Below is a quick look at why resolving to start flossing can be an excellent choice for your smile – as well as some useful tips from your dentist for making it a part of your everyday routine.

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Toothful Tidings: How to Balance Joyful Eating with Dental Wellness

December 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 8:57 pm
A family celebrating the holidays with great dental health

The winter months bring in cold air and warm feelings as you celebrate the season. Families gather together and exchange smiles and gifts while the weather outside turns frightful. If you plan to indulge in these festivities, just remember your dental health. Sugary treats and delectable dishes will turn your teeth sour if you’re not mindful!

Continue reading to find ways to keep your smile merry and bright this year.

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4 Tips to Show Appreciation to Your Pearly Whites This Thanksgiving

November 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 7:52 am
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!

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Avoid Halloween Oral Health Scares with These Hygiene Tips

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 10:51 pm
Jack-o-lantern

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.

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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!

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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.

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

July 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 10:14 pm
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.

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4 Summer Oral Health Tips to Keep in Mind

June 6, 2023

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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.

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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.

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