Some Teeth Just Wear Out. What You Can Do To Take Back Your Smile

Most people will have all their permanent teeth—excluding wisdom teeth—around 12-13 years old. As the average American life expectancy is just under 80 years old, that is a long time for your teeth to hold up. And in some cases, your teeth may wear down over the intervening years. Some things like tooth decay, genetics, […]

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 […]

We Want to Make You Smile! Let Us Help You Smile Again

There’s nothing quite like the sound a tooth makes when it gets chipped or cracked, or the instant flood of dread that fills you when you hear and feel your teeth take damage. Even worse, you may have been doing something very innocuous when your tooth became chipped or cracked. Often, cracked or chipped teeth […]

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 […]

Teeth Are Not Tools!

Your teeth play many important roles. They help you form words clearly, chew up and eat food, fill out your facial features, and allow you to convey a variety of emotions by showing your teeth. But sometimes, it can be tempting to use teeth for something beyond their intended purpose. Unfortunately, here at Riverside Dental […]

Is Bleaching Safe For My Teeth?

Bright white smiles gleam from advertisements, movies, and TV shows. With the constant bombardment of idealized bleached smiles, it is not surprising that many people are interested in whitening their teeth. However, a common concern is how safe it is to bleach your teeth. The thing is, the safety—and effectiveness of teeth whitening—depends on a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Traditional Veneers Vs. Composite Veneers

Veneers are an excellent option to help revitalize your smile. Whether you have a gap between your teeth or you want to change the overall shape of your teeth, veneers can make that happen. However, when people first come in for their cosmetic dentistry consultation to discuss veneers, many of them are surprised that there […]

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