Top 5 Qualities To Look For In The Best St. George Dentist

Choosing the right dentist for your family is much easier said than done! There are so many factors to think about and questions to ask. To help you focus your search, here are 5 of the most important qualities to look for when selecting a dentist. 1. PROPER LICENSING AND ACCREDITATION This might seem like […]

5 Ways Crowns Will Transform Your Smile

Having a stunning smile is the crown jewel of any outfit and can boost the self-confidence of the person sporting that smile. There are many dental services that can help you achieve that smile, but you should know about the 5 specific ways that crowns will transform your smile. 1. Fix Chipped Teeth Recently we […]

The Varying Benefits Of Tooth Material Used In Cosmetic Dentistry

As cosmetic dentistry continues to grow, the technology and materials used for cosmetic procedures continue to advance and improve. Read on to learn about the materials utilized to help patients shape their smiles. PORCELAIN Dental Fillings, Crowns & Bridges Porcelain is used for a wide array of procedures within cosmetic dentistry — including the dental […]

6 Ways We Prevent Your Dental Implant From Failing

Dental implants are one of the most exciting advancements in dental technology in recent years. They are extremely durable and long-lasting. While implant success rates are high — 98 percent with proper care — complications and failure can still occur. As your dental team, we give you the information you need to prevent implant loss. […]

Post Dental Surgery Complications To Be Aware Of

Dental surgery can be intimidating, especially because it is likely you have heard horror stories about post-dental surgery complication. Here’s the real facts behind all the terrifying tales. Tooth Extraction Complications While a simple tooth extraction does not require surgery as it is visible/easily reached, a broken off tooth or unerupted teeth (such as wisdom […]

The Psychology Behind A Great Smile

Visiting the dentist’s office regularly and keeping your teeth in tip top shape is important for your health — but did you know that the condition of your smile can have psychological effects as well? SMILE PERCEPTIONS First of all, there is the psychology of the way others perceive your smile. Here are just a […]

What is a dry socket?

Dry socket is a condition called alveolar osteitis. It occurs after a tooth extraction (whether in preparation for dental implants or for wisdom tooth removal) and is considered a postoperative complication. Typically after a tooth is extracted, a blood clot forms in its place to protect the bone and nerve. When that clot moves or […]

What To Do To Prevent The Need For Dental Implants

Dental implants are an increasingly popular solution for replacing decayed or missing teeth. A dental implant has an artificial tooth root inserted into the jaw that a prosthetic tooth is placed on. While there several solutions for replacing missing teeth, dental implants are becoming a preferred method because they preserve jaw structure and prevent bone […]

Options Patients Have For Changing The Shapes Of Their Teeth

For many people, having a healthy and beautiful smile is an important component of their overall confidence. But few are born with a perfect smile. Thanks to modern dentistry and advancements in the field, there are a plethora of options to help you get the smile you desire. Here at Riverside Dental, we don’t just […]

The Problems Associated With Replacing Old or Broken Crowns And How You Can Avoid Them

Dental crowns are a great solution for replacing or repairing a damaged tooth. Almost everyone will need a form of repair or replacement at some point. Single crowns are the most common restorative solution with approximately 2.3 million implant-supported crowns being made annually. COMMON CROWN PROBLEMS When you have a crown placed at Riverside Dental, […]

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