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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!


3 Types of Tooth Stains & How to Get Rid of Them 

September 12, 2022

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person with stained teeth covering their mouth

Many people aspire to have a perfect smile like those of their favorite actor, musician, or influencer. This often means healthy, uniform teeth. Bright pearly whites are another important part of achieving a gorgeous grin. If your teeth are stained or discolored, this can make it difficult for you to feel confident in your smile. There are several potential causes of dental discoloration, so read on to learn about the types of tooth stains as well as what your dentist can do to help you better the look of your smile.


The Surprising Link Between Academic Success and Oral Health

August 29, 2022

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Young girl focusing on class assignment

And just like that… back-to-school season is here again! To prepare your child for a new school year, your days may be filled with purchasing new supplies, setting up carpools, and the like. However, there’s one to-do that parents often forget about: scheduling their child’s biannual checkup and cleaning. After all, recent studies have shown that oral health and academic success are closely linked. To learn more about the relationship between the two (as well as how to keep your kiddo’s smile in tip-top shape), keep reading.


How to Prevent Dental Emergencies on Summer Vacation

July 6, 2022

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Boy wearing mouthguard

Summer vacation has finally come around. You have all sorts of different activities planned, are taking a few extra days off work, and you may even be heading to the beach to enjoy some time in the sun. However, if you aren’t careful, your summer could be impacted by a dental emergency. Continue reading to learn some helpful dental health tips to keep your smile as safe as possible through the summer months.


3 Unexpected Tooth-Decaying Foods

June 14, 2022

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Tooth surrounded by cavity-causing foods

When it comes to oral health, you likely already know to avoid highly processed, sugary foods. Things like candy, chocolate, ice cream, and cake are infamously bad for teeth and gums. However, you’d be surprised at how other foodstuffs can be harmful too. Even a seemingly “healthy” diet can lead to tooth decay and cavities if you’re not careful. Thankfully, your dentist in Enterprise can keep that from happening. To help you eat more teeth-friendly meals, here are three examples of unexpected cavity-causing foods.


4 Summer Oral Health Tips to Keep in Mind

May 4, 2022

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people on summer vacation smiling

Summer vacation is right around the corner, and people across the country are preparing to set out on a range of warm-weather adventures. From a weekend trip to the beach to international travel, the possibilities are endless. Regardless of if you travel near, far, or don’t travel at all this season, it’s important to make sure that you continue taking good care of your smile. Read on to learn about 4 summer oral health tips that will help you prevent dental issues and maintain a gorgeous, healthy grin all season long.

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