What To Do If You (Or Your Kid) Knock A Tooth Out

Knocking out a tooth is a painful and potentially scary event, but how you act after you or your kid knocks out a tooth can make a difference. For one thing, there is a difference in how our dentists will address a knocked-out baby tooth versus a knocked-out permanent tooth. Also, the quicker you react […]

What To Do For A Tooth Emergency

Dealing with a dental emergency can be scary, especially if you don’t know what to do. Depending on what happened and the extent of your tooth emergency, there are different things you should do. From immediately after the tooth-damaging event to how to address the tooth emergency long-term, there are various courses of action to […]

Root Canal Saves The Day (And The Tooth!)

No one really wants a root canal, but when you have an infected tooth, the relief you can feel from a root canal can be almost euphoric. But sometimes, when people are in enough pain or don’t understand their choices, they may opt to have a badly infected tooth extracted rather than have a root […]

February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Children who are taught to practice good dental hygiene during childhood are far more ready to take care of their teeth as adults. On the other side, there is also a good deal of research that indicates that poor childhood hygiene that leads to dental pain can lead to a lower quality of life, sleep […]

When Should My Kids Start Losing Their Teeth?

You watched your children’s teeth start to come in, likely beginning around the 6-month mark. Much like how your child’s baby teeth erupted in stages, so will your kid start losing their teeth in gradual stages. A common question our dentists here at Riverside Dental Care get asked is when parents should start expecting the […]

Why Does Your Dentist Care About How You Breathe?

Your nose is possibly the most underappreciated organ of the human body. The nose is the body’s primary organ of smell and also functions as part of the body’s respiratory system. As you breathe in, your nose warms, moisturizes, and filters air before it enters your lungs, and this process is critical for your overall […]

The 6 Worst Things For Your Teeth

Nobody wants to go to their biannual dental check-up only to find out that they have cavities that need to be filled. But instead of being proactive, many people just cross their fingers and hope for the best. Well, you don’t have to leave your dental health up to chance. By cutting out some of […]

Dental Bridge VS Implant: An In-Depth Comparison of Cost & Benefits

When you are faced with the issue of a missing tooth or teeth that are damaged to the point of needing replacement, two of the main options to replace your teeth are dental implants and dental bridges. Our dental office here at Riverside Dental Care offers both types of dental treatment and often helps patients […]

Are Teeth Cleanings Really Necessary?

It’s fairly safe to say that most people aren’t that excited about dental cleanings. Otherwise, why would there be so many people who like to ask “Are teeth cleanings really necessary?” Well, to answer that question, our dentists at Riverside Dental Care have something to say about the importance of regular dental cleanings. Teeth Cleaning […]

Answers From Your Dentist: What to Do When Teeth Whitening At Home Doesn’t Work

Having a whiter, brighter smile is something that most people would like to have, which is why many individuals try over-the-counter teeth whitening products to lighten their teeth. Unfortunately, you may have found that these products don’t work for you, which may be due to a variety of reasons. What Could Cause Your Teeth To […]

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