Green Valley Dental Blog

Greet Warmer Weather with A Brighter Smile

June 3, 2024

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Couple at the beach, smiling in the sun

Sitting in summertime sun and soaking in the warm air is a type of relaxation that you just can’t beat. Maybe you’ve been spending a lot of time sprawling in your backyard, and it’s got you pondering. “Wouldn’t it be nice if I could take a bit of sunshine with me?”

Or maybe you think this sounds melodramatic. Still, it would be nice to freshen up your look, wouldn’t it? Cosmetic dentistry can certainly bring brightness to your smile, but if you’re not into that, there are plenty of other solutions that might catch your attention. Keep reading to learn more about your options!


Minor Irritation or Major Concern: Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency?

May 17, 2024

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Patient holding their jaw due to a dental emergency

Have you ever bitten into some ice cream or drank some hot coffee and felt a sharp tooth pain? While mostly an annoyance, the throbbing sting of tooth sensitivity can be a sign of underlying issues. But is it a dental emergency? It depends. Read on to learn more about the causes of tooth sensitivity and see when it’s time to seek immediate care.


Are You Looking for a Great Place to Invest Your Tax Refund? Try Your Teeth

April 12, 2024

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Dentist treats patient

Everyone loves getting a tax refund, but it can be difficult to find a way to spend it wisely. While it might be tempting to blow it all on a fancy luxury like a new sofa or the latest television set, spending your refund at your dentist’s office can help prevent painful dental emergencies and the need for expensive restorative treatments later. Here’s a breakdown of how investing in your oral health is a smart move for your finances and your quality of life.


How to Give Your Smile a Spring Cleaning

March 5, 2024

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Toothbrush and toothpaste on blue backgroundSpring is finally here! As you enjoy the warming temperatures and blooming flowers, you might be cleaning out your garage or organizing your closets. There isn’t any better time than now to give your smile a spring cleaning, too. Here’s how to give your mouth a thorough cleaning for healthy teeth and gums.


Benefits of Scheduling a Dental Checkup Early

January 15, 2024

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Toothbrush and dentist appointment on calendar A new year is here! As you focus on your goals for 2024, don’t forget to schedule a dental cleaning and checkup. Although brushing and flossing are effective at keeping your mouth clean and healthy, the American Dental Association also recommends a cleaning and checkup every 6 months. Here are 5 benefits of scheduling a preventive dental appointment early in the year.


4 Stocking Stuffers That Are Outstandingly Smile-Friendly!

December 2, 2023

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a stocking hanging above a fireplace

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be wondering what to include in those colorful stockings hanging above the fireplace. Candy canes, chocolate bars, and other sweets tend to be the most popular options these days when it comes to stocking stuffers, as do things like gift cards, small toys, and cool gadgets. But what about gifts that are smile-friendly? Here are a few creative gift ideas from your trusted dentist that your whole family will love!


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Progress in Your Career

November 8, 2023

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person with nice smile at job interview

As teeth endure chips and discoloration, the aging process becomes evident in our smiles. Cosmetic dentistry comes to the rescue, rejuvenating your smile to one you’re eager to flaunt. This holds particular significance if you’re aiming for a new job, promotion, or to secure a new client. Explore further to understand how engaging in cosmetic dental treatments can play a pivotal role in achieving the professional goals you’ve been striving for.


4 Halloween Smile Tips That Protect Kids’ Teeth

October 25, 2023

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Smiling, Halloween-themed teeth set next to dental tools

It’s nearly October 31st, so you likely have Halloween on your mind. Perhaps you’re picturing things like scary movies, costumes, and trick-or-treaters. That said, you’ll want to ensure the holiday doesn’t give your kid nasty cavities. Dirty teeth may look spooky, but they cause lasting damage to oral health. Luckily, you can trust your local Marion dentist to help out. To that end, here are four Halloween smile tips that protect your child’s whole grin.


Are Your Two Front Teeth Gapped? Here’s How You Can Fix This

September 14, 2023

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a woman smiling with gapped front teeth

Do you have a gap between your two front teeth? You aren’t the only one. Numerous people also struggle with the same dental problem. Fortunately, you don’t have to settle for a smile you don’t like. By speaking with your dentist, you might be able to explore cosmetic dentistry to improve your pearly whites. Read on to learn how gapped front teeth can occur and the kinds of services you might consider undergoing to fix this.


Best Back-to-School Tips for Acing Your Next Dental Exam

August 15, 2023

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teenagers giving a thumbs up while going to school

With the new semester upon you, you’ll likely be busy with homework, assignments, and new schedules throughout the year. Still, it’ll be important for you to keep up with good oral habits to maintain your pearly whites. Neglecting your teeth early on can lead to costly complications in the future. To ensure that you ace your next dental exam, here are several back-to-school tips for taking care of your smile.

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