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Ritu R.

Rao Dentistry is a blog that brings dental topics to you in a light, non-technical and entertaining way. Most people donâ??t like going to the dentist. I know that. I also know that while most people donâ??t like the process, they want the end result: a healthy, beautiful smile and... Full Bio
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Effects of A Vegan/Plant-Based Diet on Dental Health by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health According to Google, the search for a vegan or plant-based diet has more than doubled in the last few years. Combined with declining meat sales and celebrities openly adop ... Read on »
6 Remarkable Ways To Get A Smile Makeover by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ever seen a hot model on the cover of a magazine? Of course you have. The seductive pose, the trendy outfit (or part of it) and often, a dazzling smile. Have you stopp ... Read on »
5 Super Easy Ways to Help You Remember To Floss…For Good by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Get your floss on, and ace your next dental check up and cleaning. We’ll ignore the fabulous health your mouth will be in as a minor consequence. The only thing is, y ... Read on »
Parents: How To Avoid Passing Dental Fear On To Your Kids by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Some of the most fun times at our practice are when kids come in for their check ups. Whether they’re shy, playful or loud and chatty, they bring smiles all around ( ... Read on »
Getting Back to Gratitude by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Thursday is Thanksgiving….a day to devote to family, football, enough food to give our stretchy pants a real challenge….including lots and lots of pie. And, of course, ... Read on »
Dental Care For Athletes by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Do you secretly dream of being the next super-athlete, say like Tiger Woods, Serena Williams or Lance Armstrong (minus the doping and the drama)? Whether you’re ... Read on »
If You Have A Sweet Tooth…. by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health . . . . remember, when you’re nice to your teeth, they’re nice to you This is a friendly reminder: Don’t dessert your teeth, take time to care for them every ... Read on »
5 Common Dental Questions Asked By Moms and Dads by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Q. 1. Even though my child’s baby teeth will fall out, do I still need to take care of them? A. Yes, please. **letting go of cavities in baby teeth sets a bad ... Read on »
10 Easy, Cost-Effective Fixes For Common Dental Problems by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Do you freak out when you hear the words your dental treatment will cost you…….. ? Before you down an entire bottle of Tums, take a deep breath and read on. I ... Read on »
How To Get More From Your First Dental Visit by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health If you’ve been away from the dentist in a while, and have (finally!) decided to get back on the wagon, your first visit is a great opportunity to start a good, long-term r ... Read on »
How To Prevent Your Teeth From Breaking by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This has been a summer of hot temperatures, hail storms and the Olympics. And broken teeth. Is there an ice-chewing convention in town that I don’t know about? ... Read on »
6 Signs You Have The Wrong Dental Insurance by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The dental insurance offered to you at work is the product of an agreed affair between your employer and the insurance carrier. After they’ve hit the (spread) sheets a ... Read on »
Is Keeping Your Mouth Healthy Really That Important? by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health No, not unless you want it to be. Dentists can preach to you high and low, but it all comes down to what you want to believe, what’s important to you. If you ... Read on »
Almost Famous: Sex And Oral Cancer by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In the range of ‘popular’ cancers, the one that often flies under the radar is oral cancer. But is it really a big deal? It seems to pale in comparison to the cancers ... Read on »
How To Use Your Head To Manage Headaches by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Whether a migraine or the garden-variety kind, a headache can put quite a damper on your day. Reaching for a pain killer in this situation may be well justified, but ... Read on »
The Key Element Of Irresistable Personal Style by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health You exercise to stay in shape You eat well to stay healthy Get your hair done, and use make up to turn it up a notch The right clothes that flatter your shape ... Read on »
Is It Possible To Like Going To The Dentist…Finally? by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health It’s no breaking news that the idea of going to the dentist is an unpleasant event. While few are comfortable enough to think nothing of it, most people associate a ... Read on »
A Ridiculously Simple Way To Improve Your Smile by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Do you feel that, as an adult, you’ve missed the boat on straight teeth? Maybe you never had braces growing up. Or you did, but never wore retainers (oops!) and th ... Read on »
A Simple Guide To Understanding The Dental Specialties by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health If I ever wanted to learn a foreign language, French or Spanish would top my list.  Some that would not make my list are Legalese, Techno-jargon, Pig Latin (does tha ... Read on »
7 Ways To Whiten Your Teeth, Without Professional Help by Ritu R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Your precious teeth. You know they’ve got the right to be as white as they can. You’ve looked and looked in the mirror…..then looked some more, willing them to be th ... Read on »