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3 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays (Even with Braces)

December 8, 2022

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Thinking about everything worth celebrating over the holidays, one of the first things that comes to mind is the food. There’s nothing like sitting around the dinner table and having a meal with the people you love.

If you have braces, you might be worried that you won’t be able to enjoy the holidays in the same way you always have. As you’re probably aware, there are many things you won’t be able to eat. Still, it’s possible to have some holiday food with braces. Here are a few things to keep in mind that might help.

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4 Tooth-Friendly Tips for This Thanksgiving

November 3, 2022

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a family enjoying their Thanksgiving meal in Garland

It’s hard to not be excited about the holidays! With Thanksgiving right around the corner and Christmas following closely behind, there are several ways to celebrate this season—including enjoying all of your favorite foods and drinks. Though you’ll have plenty of opportunities to eat, you’ll also be at an increased risk of oral health issues if you aren’t careful. That said, here are some useful tips from your dentist in Garland to help make your Thanksgiving a little more tooth-friendly!

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What Exactly Does Your Dental Insurance Plan Cover?

October 20, 2022

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Are you one of the estimated 156 million Americans who has dental insurance? If so, do you know how to use your benefits to save as much as possible? Far too many Americans don’t fully understand how dental insurance works, so they end up leaving hundreds or even thousands of dollars in dental coverage on the table every year. To make the most of your benefits, it’s important to know a few basics about what dental insurance covers. Keep reading to learn more!

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5 Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments You Should Know

September 7, 2022

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happy young woman smiling after cosmetic dental treatments

Are you afraid to smile around friends, family, and coworkers because of dental flaws? Chips, cracks, stains, and other imperfections can be a major source of embarrassment. Fortunately, your cosmetic dentist in Garland can help! Cosmetic dentistry is an umbrella term that refers to a wide variety of customized treatments that can upgrade your teeth. Here are five of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments you should consider if you’re unhappy with your smile.

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5 Back-to-School Tips to Ace Your Dental Exam

August 25, 2022

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smiling teenager in a classroom

Back-to-school season has started, and you probably have a million things on your mind right now. You’ve got to make sure you have the right clothes, bought all of your supplies, and finished your summer reading. In all the hustle and bustle, it can be too easy to accidentally neglect your oral health. You don’t want a cavity or broken tooth to keep this from being the best school year ever! Read on as a dentist in Garland, TX gives five tips for passing your next dental exam with flying colors!

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3 Ways the Summer Sun Can Give You a Healthier Smile

July 5, 2022

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smiling woman on the beach under the summer sun

Now that summer is finally here, you’re probably itching to spend some time outside under the Texas sun. Whether you’re traveling to a tropical beach, exploring the local scenery, or tanning by the neighborhood pool, chances are you’ll be soaking up the sun’s rays. In addition to boosting your mood, did you know that spending time under the summer sun can give you a healthier smile? Here are three major ways that sunlight can improve your oral health!

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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Good Emergency Dentist

February 18, 2022

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There’s never a good time for a dental emergency. From damaging one of your pearly whites to losing it altogether, having to stop what you’re doing and go to your dentist’s office to receive urgent care can be stressful, time-consuming, and expensive. Though avoiding these situations is best, it’s wise to have a plan for what to do if the need for prompt treatment arises. Read on to learn about five factors that you should take into consideration when choosing an emergency dentist.

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3 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist Early This Year

January 4, 2022

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woman getting a dental checkup

The new year has just begun, and you’re gazing at the sunrise along the Rocky mountains near your home in Denver, Colorado. Sipping tea from a mug, you wonder to yourself what you can do differently now to ensure that this year is better than the last two. By prioritizing your health and well-being early in the year, you can equip yourself to face any unexpected challenges that may arise. And if you focus on your dental health, you can promote a beautiful smile to handle the best parts of 2022. Here are 3 reasons to kick off this healthy paradigm shift by scheduling your dental checkup early this year. 

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Dentist In Garland Has a New Website To Make Your Experience Even Better

May 5, 2019

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Welcome! At La Prada Family Dentistry, we’re thrilled about the “facelift” we’ve recently given our website and hope it makes your dental care with us even better. From conveniently scheduling with your dentist in Garland to learning about our insurance and financing options, our newly streamlined site is easier than ever to navigate. For our first blog, we thought we’d tell you about the services we offer and explain the kind of care you can expect at each visit. We’ve been serving the Garland community for a while now and look forward to caring for your family for many years to come!

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