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Boosting Body & Mind: How Smiling Can Benefit Your Health

February 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 9:40 am
A smiling young woman sitting in a dentist’s chair

If you just got cosmetic dentistry, you’re likely happy with the results. That’s only natural – your treatment has made your grin gorgeous! However, transformed teeth aren’t the only upside to this dental work. Showing off your revamped smile has various health benefits. The habit will thus improve your quality of life. If you’d like, your Las Cruces dentist is happy to give the details. Read on to learn five ways smiling can benefit your health.


New Study Links Oral Bacteria to Declining Brain Health

February 1, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 2:19 am

Physician reviewing brain scansAlthough the two are often viewed separately, your oral health and general wellness are connected. Many health issues can increase your risk of dental problems and vice versa. Researchers have already found several links between gum disease and various health conditions, including heart disease, preterm delivery, and diabetic complications. However, new research has found another connection. Poor oral health can lead to a decline in brain health. Here’s what you need to know to keep your mouth and brain healthy.


Keto Care: How a Low Carb Diet Impacts Your Teeth

January 15, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 6:33 pm
Keto sign among foods included in the keto diet

If you’re a fan of fads, you’ve probably heard of the keto diet. This popular trend involves eating fewer low-carb foods and replacing them with fats and protein for energy. While many people have enjoyed health advantages and weight loss by sticking to this plan, did you know it can also impact your oral health? Continue reading to learn more!


How to Protect Your Smile While Exercising in the New Year

January 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 2:21 pm
person smiling and exercising

With the arrival of the New Year, countless individuals set out on a quest for better health. Many do this through increasing or improving their fitness regime. Amidst prioritizing your physical well-being, don’t forget about your oral health, which can be influenced by exercise regimens. Here are some suggestions to safeguard your oral health while staying committed to your fitness goals.


Smile, Swipe, Spark: The Role of Dental Health in Dating

December 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 8:36 pm
A couple with good dental health smiling at each other

In the modern world of dating, first impressions often happen digitally, and attraction happens at the speed of a swipe. With this environment, your smile can be a game-changer. Beyond initial attraction, your dental health could contribute significantly to shaping your dating experience.

If you want to learn more about how your pearly whites could influence your dating game, read on.


5 Tips for Staying On-Track with Invisalign During the Holidays

December 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 2:19 pm
Couple smiling while holiday shopping at the mall

The last few months of the year are often jam-packed with to-dos – from shopping for friends and going to holiday parties to wrapping gifts and traveling out of town to see loved ones. So, it’s not too surprising that clear aligner treatment often takes a backseat. To prevent that from happening, here are a few simple tips for staying on-track with Invisalign during the holidays!


The Insider’s Guide to Dental Implants: 5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know

November 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 8:27 pm
A woman smiling with her new dental implants

Dental implants have become a widely embraced solution for tooth replacement, but there’s more to them than meets the eye. These innovative pieces of dental technology can also perform other essential functions in your mouth beyond filling in gaps. If you want to learn more about dental implants and the roles they can fill, continue reading.


Can Cosmetic Dentistry Boost Your Career?

November 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 2:47 am

Smiling middle-aged man in business attire Do you feel like your career has stalled? Maybe you haven’t landed your dream job? No matter the issue, your smile might be holding you back. You’ve heard the saying, “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover,” but people often base their first impression of a person on the appearance of their teeth. Few people have perfect teeth naturally and many factors can affect them over the years, but cosmetic dentistry can give you a picture-perfect smile. Believe it or not, an attractive smile is proven to improve job opportunities. Here’s how refreshing your smile might just boost your career. 


5 Traits of a Beautiful Smile

October 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 6:44 pm
person with nice smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry

Seeking to elevate more than mere aesthetics, a captivating smile possesses the ability to enhance confidence, happiness, and perceived attractiveness, nurturing meaningful connections and relationships. Cosmetic dentistry offers a gateway to unlock this transformative potential. For those contemplating various cosmetic dental treatments, delve into the following insights to unveil the fundamental traits that shape a beautiful smile and understand its profound impact on your life.


Scary Statistics About Dental Health

October 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drortiz @ 1:56 pm
Scared woman peeking out from below some pillows

Halloween is a time when a lot of people watch scary movies or put up terrifying decorations. But if you want to see something that’s truly worth being afraid of, your dentist has a few statistics to share with you. Below are some frightening facts about oral health that all dental patients should know – as well as a few tips for keeping your own smile safe.

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