Green Valley Dental Blog

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.


An Essential Dental Implant Guide to Enjoying Summer Foods

July 13, 2023

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a table full of safe summer foods for dental implants

Looking forward to summer cookouts and BBQs with family and friends during the sun-filled months? Now that you’ve replaced your missing teeth with dental implants, you’ll likely want to indulge in all your favorite treats and meals. However, even with these long-lasting and durable tooth replacements, certain foods can still damage your new pearly whites if you aren’t careful. To avoid any problems, here are several tips for enjoying your summer meals with dental implants.


5 Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy During Summer Vacation

June 15, 2023

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a woman with a healthy smile during summer vacation

Are you excited about heading out for your planned summer vacation? Even if you’ve decided to travel overseas or spend time with your family at the beach, it’s best to ensure that you’re in great condition throughout your fun in the sun. Other than picking out your outfits and swimwear, you should consider prioritizing your oral health. After all, you wouldn’t want dental issues ruining your trip. Here are five easy ways to keep your pearly whites in check during your summer vacation.


Visit Your Dentist for a Summer Vacation-Ready Smile

May 9, 2023

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a woman smiling at the beach during summer vacation

Have you already made plans for some summertime fun? Are you thinking about vacationing overseas during these sun-filled months? If you said yes to either of these, then you’ll want to be sure that you’re in good condition before heading out. Other than planning your outfits and itinerary, you should consider getting your oral health checked as well! Read on to learn a few reasons why a visit to your dentist before your summer vacation is a good idea.

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