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How to Handle a Dental Emergency While on Vacation

July 12, 2023

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Woman with a toothache at dentistYou probably never expect a dental emergency to happen to you, but it’s more common than you might think. 1 in 6 Americans has a dental emergency every year. Although there’s never a good time for one to happen, the last thing you want is an oral health problem ruining your vacation. A stressful situation can be more difficult when you’re away from home. Don’t panic, here’s what you should do if you need an emergency dentist while you’re away.


Ways to Protect Your Oral Health this Summer

June 9, 2023

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Someone smiling in the summer sun

Summer is here, so people from all walks of life are gearing up to go on vacation. If you’re one of them, it’s a good idea to figure out how best to care for your oral health so that you don’t have to deal with cavities when you get back.

Traveling can make it a little bit difficult to keep up with your dental hygiene. If you want your teeth to stay healthy over the course of the summer, here are some tips that may help you do that.


Don’t Forget to See Your Dentist Before Leaving on Your Summer Vacation!

May 16, 2023

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Man with sunglasses standing on beach and laughing

Plenty of families take advantage of the summer months to go traveling. If you’re planning a big vacation, making time to visit your dentist might be one of the last things on your mind. However, scheduling an appointment before you leave on your trip can make a bigger difference than you might think! Here are just a few of the reasons why.


Invest Your Tax Refund in a Healthy Smile

April 25, 2023

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Hand putting coin in blue piggy bankIf you’re like many Americans, your tax refund is probably in your bank account. If you are contemplating ways to spend the extra cash, don’t blow it on a big-ticket purchase or shopping spree. Instead, invest in a healthy, beautiful smile. Here are 3 ways you can use your tax refund to improve your teeth and gums.


5 Easy Ways to Get Your Smile Ready for Spring!

March 4, 2023

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a woman with a beautiful smile holding spring flowers

The days are getting longer, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. That means springtime has arrived! Everything becomes new again as the weather begins to warm up. You can include your smile in this season of renewal, too. There is no better time than now to refresh your oral health with some simple actions. Read on to learn from your dentist in Enterprise about five easy ways to get your grin ready for spring.


4 Awesome Gifts to Celebrate Your Child’s Smile for Children’s Dental Health Month!

February 4, 2023

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children taking care of their teeth

February is usually associated with Valentine’s Day, but it is important for another reason: it’s Children’s Dental Health Month. By teaching your little ones how to implement a great dental routine, you will help keep their oral health in top condition. Essentially, this specially designated oral health month is still about love…showing them how to appreciate their teeth by brushing and flossing! And what better way to celebrate than to buy them cool dental products? Here are four ideas that your children are sure to enjoy (and better yet, use!).


4 New Year’s Resolutions to Boost Your Oral Health

January 4, 2023

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people holding balloons that say 2023

New Year’s is all about celebrating and reflecting on your health, personal growth, and much more. Ushering in 2023 is the perfect opportunity to make positive changes in your life to improve your oral and overall health and take care of your body better. While it may seem difficult to change your current routine, taking small steps towards a healthier smile by altering your oral hygiene regimen and avoiding harmful oral habits can go a long way. Read on to learn four New Year’s resolutions that can help you get the most out of your smile in 2023.


3 Last Minute, Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 21, 2022

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Single stocking hanging with a present in it

You’ve been putting off your Christmas shopping for too long, and now you need to pick up a few last-minute presents to fill your loved ones’ stockings. You might be tempted to just get candy, but why not consider a few gifts that will help your family enjoy healthier smiles after the holidays? Below are 3 last-minute stocking stuffer ideas that your dentist might suggest.


Reasons to Appreciate Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 4, 2022

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Thanksgiving food

That gravy your grandmother made to go on the Thanksgiving turkey seems even better than last year! Between all the eating and catching up with relatives you haven’t seen in a while to chat, your teeth have a lot to do this time of year. There are some holiday oral health tips to be aware of so you can take great care of your teeth while you are making memories. Keep reading to get some advice from your dentist in Enterprise.


4 Ways to Keep a Fang-tastic Smile During Halloween

October 6, 2022

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woman in Halloween costume after visiting a dentist in Enterprise

Have you started decorating the house with spooky decorations? Are you planning on carving a pumpkin? Ready to pick out your Halloween costume? There are plenty of things to enjoy during the spooky season, especially candy. While munching on your favorite sugary treats can be fun, it can also spell disaster for your pearly whites. Read on to learn four ways to keep your teeth from becoming spooky from your dentist in Enterprise!

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