It’s Wedding Season In Rio Rancho! How To Get A Picture-Perfect Smile For A Trip Down The Aisle

It’s Wedding Season in Rio Rancho! How to Get a Picture-Perfect Smile for a Trip Down the Aisle

As the days get longer and the temperatures get warmer, it’s a sign that wedding season is now upon us. Whether you are planning a trip down the aisle yourself or are going to attend the wedding of someone you are close to, it’s wise to get your smile ready. After all, weddings are usually well-documented events, particularly now that professional photographers, videographers, photobooths, and potentially hundreds of smartphones will be on site. If you want to make sure you have a picture-perfect smile for your own or a loved one’s trip down the aisle, here’s what you need to…

Read More
April 7-14 Is National Dental Hygienist Week

April 7-14 is National Dental Hygienist Week

  Did you know that April 7-14 is National Dental Hygienist Week? It’s true! In celebration of National Dental Hygienist Week, here is an overview of what these professionals do and what you can expect during your next appointment with your dental hygienist at Rio Dental & Orthodontics. The Role of Dental Hygienists Dental hygienists are an integral part of any dental team, performing valuable work both for the internal team and most importantly patients! Typically, you’ll spend a lot of time with a dental hygienist during your appointment, as these are the professionals that often perform initial screenings, take…

Read More
Put Your Tax Return Where Your Mouth Is!

Put Your Tax Return Where Your Mouth Is!

It’s that time of year again! It’s tax time. While handling your taxes isn’t necessarily the most fun thing you can think of doing, it certainly has to be done. For those receiving a refund, the financial incentive to get your taxes handled can help make the activity less arduous. If you’re worried about managing your tax filing, there’s no need to fret. There are a lot of online resources out there that can help make it feel less intimidating, like these: 2018 Tax Deadlines – eFile.com TurboTax Blog – Full of Great Tips! During the 2017 filing year, the…

Read More
Planning Your Spring Staycation In Rio Rancho

Planning Your Spring Staycation in Rio Rancho

Spring is an excellent time to plan a staycation. Children often receive some time off from school and the worst of the winter weather has typically passed! Spring weather makes it an inviting time to spend time outside and planning activities with some transportation are more doable and comfortable. A staycation can be an ideal way to have a lot of fun while still staying close to home, and Rio Rancho has a lot to offer its residents. If you are planning your spring staycation in Rio Rancho, here are a few activities to explore. Local and State Park Trails…

Read More
Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: How To Get Your Child Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: How to Get Your Child Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

Did you know that tooth decay is considered one of the most common chronic diseases that affect kids? It’s true. Children with poor dental health are nearly three times more likely to miss school because of dental pain than their peers who have good oral health. Plus, toothaches can affect their performance, leading them to struggle in school. In most cases, bad oral health and tooth decay are preventable, and prevention starts with strong dental healthcare habits, like brushing their teeth. Unfortunately, many kids don’t automatically take to their oral health routine. That means it’s time to get them excited…

Read More
Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: Should I Get Metal Or Clear Braces?

Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: Should I Get Metal or Clear Braces?

When you decide to get braces, you are taking an important step when it comes to caring for your teeth. Braces not only correct alignment and bite issues, but they can also result in a beautiful smile, giving you additional confidence to match your improved oral health. When you are considering orthodontic treatment, you generally have two options when it comes to braces: metal or clear. Both options are viable, providing a range of benefits that should be considered. If you’re trying to figure out whether clear or metal braces are right for you, here’s what you need to know.…

Read More
Show Yourself Some LOVE This Valentine’s Day!

Show Yourself Some LOVE this Valentine’s Day!

Around Valentine’s Day, we often get caught up thinking about the important people in our life. Maybe you’re focused on your significant other or are on the hunt for the perfect cards for your children to share at school. Heck, maybe you’re just looking forward to ordering some takeout and enjoying some uninterrupted Netflix! No matter what has captured your attention this Valentine’s Day, don’t leave yourself out of the festivities! Now is a great time to splurge and pamper yourself with some self-love. Here is a list of a few worthy items for taking care of yourself this Valentine’s…

Read More
7 Books To Help Your Child Look Forward To Visiting Your Rio Rancho Dentist

7 Books to Help Your Child Look Forward to Visiting Your Rio Rancho Dentist

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, making it an excellent time of year to make sure your child is up-to-date on their dental treatments. But many parents struggle when it comes to making their child comfortable with the dentist and we want to help make that easier. A book is an easy and fun way to help a child prepare for their visit with your Rio Rancho dentist, giving them an idea of what to expect and an opportunity to feel excited about the experience. Here are seven of our favorite books for children about visiting the dentist: “Just Going…

Read More
Welcome 2018 – The Benefits Of A New Year!

Welcome 2018 – The Benefits of a New Year!

We’ve officially entered the new year, a time of hope and excitement as we all start considering the possibilities of what the future could hold. This makes it an excellent time to enjoy some of the benefits of this season that is traditionally filled with anticipation and optimism. Here are three of our favorites. Starting Fresh with Your Personal Goals Striving toward and achieving your goals can give you a serious energy boost, helping to propel you forward as the year progresses. January is an ideal time to consider starting over with a “blank slate” and setting some personal goals…

Read More
The Holidays In Rio Rancho! Holiday Cookie Recipes To Try This Year

The Holidays in Rio Rancho! Holiday Cookie Recipes to Try This Year

The holiday season is upon us in Rio Rancho! As we enter the season of giving, many of us are spending more time with friends and family. And nothing feels more classic as we get together as a great holiday cookie. So, why not spend an upcoming winter day trying out one of these exceptional options from this Holiday Cookie Recipes list, courtesy of BuzzFeed? They are fun, festive, and delicious treats that can also serve as a great gift for neighbors and coworkers, or simply a way to fill your own cookie jar with some holiday spirit. Our dentist…

Read More