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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…

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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…

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Give Yourself The Gift Of A Great Smile!

Give Yourself the Gift of a Great Smile!

Tis the season of love, generosity and, of course, gift-giving! While most people focus on their family and friends during the holiday season, it’s also important not to neglect taking care of yourself. The end of the year is an ideal time to treat yourself to a beautiful, radiant, and healthy smile…here’s why. Look Your Best in Holiday Pictures (and Feel More Confident Too) Holiday festivities are going to be in full swing soon, and that means there will be an abundance of photo opportunities. Feeling confident in your smile not only makes you more confident while you’re mingling, but…

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We Are Thankful For You, Rio Rancho!

We Are Thankful for You, Rio Rancho!

The winter holiday season is approaching, and it feels as though Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As everyone begins to devote their time and thoughts to friends and family, we want to take a moment to express just how thankful we are for the most important people at our dental office: you. Here are three reasons why we are grateful for you and all of our patients for making our Rio Rancho dental practice such a wonderful place to be. This Amazing Connected Community We truly appreciate the connection with our patients and the community. You’ve stayed with us…

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Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: Sports Mouth Guards

Ask Your Rio Rancho Dentist: Sports Mouth Guards

As the beginning of the school year draws near, many children are excited to participate in their favorite fall sports. That also means it’s time for parents to get their children fitted with sports mouth guards. But why does your child need a mouth guard? Because it can protect them from a variety of injuries one can sustain while participating in sports. Athletes are 60 times more likely to experience tooth damage when they don’t wear a mouth guard, with those involved in contact sports having a 10 percent chance of getting a tooth or jaw injury each season. Here’s…

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Looking For A New Dentist In Rio Rancho? Here’s How To Find The One That Is Right For You

Looking for a New Dentist in Rio Rancho? Here’s How to Find the One that is Right for You

Rio Rancho, like most cities, has a great selection of dentists that could work for you and your family. There’s more to choosing a dentist than simply selecting one out of the available listings and scheduling an appointment. You want to make sure that in addition to having a qualified dentist, you’ve chosen a dentist that meets all of your needs. Before you settle on the first dentist you find, here are some tips for evaluating dentists in your city so that you can choose the best option for your family. Consider Convenience When it comes to selecting a dentist…

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3 Simple Dental Care Tips To Improve Your Overall Health In The New Year

3 Simple Dental Care Tips to Improve Your Overall Health in the New Year

New Year, New You Every year, we create resolutions aimed at improving our health. It is important to include your dental health too! Taking proper care of your gums and teeth can have a significant impact on your overall health and life. Perhaps, you want to ensure that you don’t neglect any important aspect of taking care of your gums and teeth. At Rio Dental & Orthodontics in Rio Rancho, we want to help you improve your dental hygiene and health this year by sharing dental care tips that will enhance your overall health. Brush better Proper brushing helps your mouth…

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