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Back to Campus: Stock Smart in the Dorm Fridge

Stock Smart in the Dorm Fridge infographic

Click on the image to open a PDF version of the infographic.

Pack Your Compact Refrigerator to Feed Your Brain and Body for Going Back to Campus

A healthy fridge in the dorm room can help fill in the gaps in time, energy, and nutrition many college students experience. Having these essentials on hand provides a foundation of essential vitamins and nutrients that will pay off in the classroom, on the scale, and in the dentist’s office!

It’s What’s Inside the Dorm Room Fridge that Counts

The dorm room mini-fridge might be small, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be mighty. Make room for delicious nutrition that keeps your brain and body at the head of the class. Here are some well-rounded ideas:

  • Mini-Mediterranean delights: Don’t freeze out healthy snacks like carrots, hummus, and cheese.
  • Top-shelf H2O: Always have a cold one on hand.
  • Sandwich ingredients keep lunch fresh and fast.
  • Yogurt packs a sweet supply of calcium for teeth & bone health.

Smart Choices on the Side

You’ll want to use every nook and cranny in your refrigerator. Whether what you really need is hydration or a little taste of home, set yourself up for success with a little comfort food and a burst of energy. These compact items can come in very handy:

  • Keep PB&J on hand for a familiar treat any time you need it.
  • Sports drink electrolytes and veggie juice vitamins keep you on your game.

Top it Off Right

It’s tempting to use the top of your tiny fridge for decoration or extra book storage. Don’t waste your space. Put some good stuff where you can see it! Then you might be less tempted to go down the hall to the vending machine. These tasty treats are “dentist approved” and have other health benefits too:

  • Trail mix offers a quick brain pick-me-up.
  • A little dose of dark chocolate for the body and soul.
  • An apple a day and some potassium go a long way.
  • Grab a protein bar for eat and run energy.

Don’t Shut the Door on Health

We went to college once too, so we know you’ll need room for some other goodies. Even with all of that healthy stuff on those small shelves, you should still have room for thoughtfully-wrapped leftovers, a few pieces of pizza, and even a caffeinated beverage or two. We challenge you to keep those to a minimum and use the fridge to your advantage!

Our dentists, Umang Patel D.D.S., Nina Arora D.D.S., and Saba Sheikh D.D.S., provided this infographic as a fun way to help first-year and other college students among patients in their Romeoville and Palos Heights offices as they head back to campus in 2022. Have a great time at campus, learn a lot, and don’t forget to brush and floss. Can’t wait to see you over winter or spring break!

To schedule your next visit, complete our contact form or call our office at 815-886-0875.




Maria Seivert
Maria Seivert
August 4, 2022.

Quick appointments,pain free procedures and friendly staff

Katrina Disegna
Katrina Disegna
August 3, 2022.

I love coming to RDC. Although I’ve moved quite some distance away…. I can’t bring myself to find an office closer, when I know I’m getting the best care and treatment here, with people I think of like family.

lillian murray
lillian murray
July 29, 2022.

New Patient and emergency. Was looking for a modern painfree experience, I found that here. Every single employee was so professional and polite. Got in same day of my call. I will sing my praises for Romeoville Dental Center. I am beyond impressed. I if i could of given 10 stars I would of.

Mi Dz
Mi Dz
July 29, 2022.

Nice Staff, clean place and professional help always.

Courtney Stieber
Courtney Stieber
July 26, 2022.

I brought both my little girls here to get their dental exams done for school and a cleaning. They both loved it and the staff was beyond amazing with them even though they were a little nervous. Absolutely a great place to bring little kids so that they get a great first experience at the dentist!

Jill King
Jill King
July 25, 2022.

Great dental center. Staff very friendly and helpful. Easy to schedule appointments for what works best for your schedule. Also, very clean facility.

Harvey Reed
Harvey Reed
July 24, 2022.

They were friendly, pronpt, explained everything in 100% detail. They took care of my Son, Eric, and exceeded my expectations. Thankyou Romeoville dental.
Well see you all again soon.


Mitch Vanoskey
Mitch Vanoskey
July 23, 2022.

Romeoville dental center is a great dentist office. Staff is extremely nice. I would rate this dental office a 10/10.