What Happens To Your Teeth If You Avoid Regular Dental Checkups

There are many people who consistently avoid the dentist. Whether the motivation is fear, finances or procrastination, it’s a course of action–or non-action–that can lead to devastating consequences. Even if you practice good dental hygiene, chances are you’ll develop tooth decay or gum disease at some point. If such issues go untreated because you’re skipping […]

You Heard It From Your Dentist: How To Protect And Strengthen Your Enamel

One of the most significant ways to care for your teeth is to care for your enamel. This hard, semi-transparent white outer layer covers the crown of each tooth, the portion visible above the gums. Enamel protects your teeth from wear and decay and keeps you from feeling extremes of heat and cold as you […]

How To Know What Type Of Dental Implant Is Right For You

If you’re tired of suppressing your smile in order to hide missing teeth, the most effective way to fill in the gaps is with dental implants. They’re long-lasting and, if installed by a skilled dentist, can blend beautifully with your natural teeth. Dental Implant Procedures There are two main categories of dental implant procedures: endosteal […]

You Heard It From Your Dentist: How Vaping Affects Your Oral Health

There are well-known dental effects for someone who smokes cigarettes such as stained teeth and bad breath, but what is less well-known is the effect that vaping has on your oral health. Our dentist here at Riverside Dental Care want everyone who currently vapes or those considering vaping to understand the potential consequences behind this […]

5 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures That Will Bring Your Smile Back To Life

Our teeth undergo a lot of wear and tear over the years. To help revitalize your smile, our dentists at Riverside Dental Care can provide you with a variety of cosmetic dental services. Change The Look And Shape Of Your Smile With Veneers One of the cosmetic dentistry options our dentists provide is veneers to […]

You Heard It From Your Dentist: What Your Bleeding Gums Are Trying To Tell You

Bleeding gums are a sign of a problem, ranging from tartar buildup to gum disease. It’s important to determine what’s causing the bleeding in order to stave off further complications. For instance, unchecked tartar can lead to tooth decay as well as gum disease, while gum disease can lead to tooth loss. When in doubt, […]

Fighting the Phobia: How to Get Through Your Next Dental Cleaning Visit

Here at Riverside Dental Care, we understand that some people struggle to overcome their fears when it comes to visiting our dental office. To help you make your next dental appointment less difficult, try implementing these dental anxiety-reducing tips. Talk To Our Dentists About Your Anxiety Our dentists are your biggest allies and are ready […]

You Heard It From Your Dentist: The Dirty Truth of Skipping Dental Cleanings

It’s pretty common for people to skip a dental cleaning or even a couple cleanings because they’re short on time or trying to save money. In fact, a recent Gallup poll found that a third of US adults hadn’t visited the dentist in the past year. Dental cleaning, however, is a surprisingly affordable form of […]

5 Reasons It’s Super Vital To Floss Your Dental Implants

Once a person has received dental implants, they may feel like their dental cares are over. But dental implants require the same careful oral hygiene as natural teeth, which includes flossing. Our dentists at Riverside Dental Care place many dental implants in a single year, and one of the major pieces of care advice they […]

Improving Your Self Esteem With A Cleaning Trip To The Dentist

As the saying goes, smiling is your chance to “flash those pearly whites.” For those who suffer from dingy and discolored teeth, however, the color may be closer to yellow, brown or gray. There are many things that can lead to this common problem including: Coffee, tea and red wine stains Tobacco stains Age Tooth […]

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