Dental Hygienist Appreciation Month

It’s that time of year where we get to highlight and thank a very valuable part of our dental team, our dental hygienists! When it comes to your time in our dental office, have you realized that you spend more time with our dental hygienists than with any other professional in the dental office? If […]

Everything You Need to Know About X-Rays

X-rays are an essential part of your dental visit. They help our dental team see in detail what can’t always be seen by just looking in your mouth. Did you know that without dental x-rays, it is impossible to give an accurate diagnosis of cavities or gum health? X-rays help us to see the details, […]

COVID-19 Updates From Riverside Dental Care

To Our Valued Patients and Families: We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. As you know, over the past six weeks we have only been able to treat those patients with emergency/urgent needs. We are excited that many of the restrictions placed on dentists during the “stay-at-home” phase of the […]

3 Best Gifts For Mom From Your Dentist

We all know how amazing moms are and that they never really take the time for themselves. On top of that, it can be impossibly difficult to find the right gift for your mom. Well, your St George dentists have you covered. Here are three present ideas that can finally help you nail what your […]

Restorative Dentistry VS Cosmetic Dentistry

While it is generally understood that cosmetic dentistry is focused on the aesthetic of your smile, some people use the term restorative dentistry interchangeably with cosmetic dentistry. However, this would be incorrect, as a cosmetic dental procedure may change a healthy tooth with a procedure while restorative dentistry is for dental repair. Restorative Dentistry Focuses […]

Why Some Dentists Choose To Fill When Other Dentists Choose To Wait

When you last went to the dentist, did they tell you that you needed a filling? Were they pointing out the different cavities and immediately trying to get you to consent to work on each? This is common, but not always necessary. In fact, you may not need to get that dental filling at all. […]

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Repair The Effects of Long Term Soda Consumption

We all know the basics of taking care of our teeth. Brush two to three times a day, floss once or twice a day, brush along the gum line…it is the mantra of dentists everywhere. But did you know that even if you are doing everything completely right, you still may be eroding your teeth […]

What’s the Difference Between a Dentist and an Oral Surgeon?

Have you even been confused about the difference between a dentist and an oral surgeon? You are not alone. Many people don’t realize the two titles are not synonymous and use the terms interchangeably. Read on and learn about what each occupation entails. DENTIST According to The American Dental Association, as of April 2016 there […]