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What Type of Cosmetic Dentistry is Right for You?


Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished your teeth were a little whiter? Maybe you have always had a gap in your teeth or something just was not right that you wanted to fix. Cosmetic dentistry offers a […] Continue Reading


Is Fear of the Dentist All in the Head?


If you have a fear of the dentist, you are not alone. According to the American Dental Association, about 40 percent of people in the U.S. have some form of dental anxiety. About 20 percent of people are so scared […] Continue Reading


Urgent Signs that You Should Visit the Dentist


If you have tooth or gum pain and are wondering if you should visit the dentist, you are facing a decision millions of people have to deal with every year. In general, most dental problems require the assistance of a […] Continue Reading


Guide to Types of Denture Materials


The dental prosthesis or false teeth are medical treatments for people who are missing one or all of their teeth. These dentures are fitted into place using different strategies and materials. They can help you speak better and chew your […] Continue Reading


Can You Save a Knocked Out Tooth?


A knocked-out tooth is not something to take lightly. If you do not preserve this tooth in the proper manner, your dentist will find it is difficult or even impossible to place it back in your mouth. Also, it is […] Continue Reading


When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended?


When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended? This page explains the different situations in which it is prudent to wear a sports mouth guard.mouth guards are laminate or soft plastic devices placed in the mouth to protect the teeth, gums […] Continue Reading


Six Bad Habits that Damage Your Teeth


Everyone would love to have a set of white, healthy teeth, but it takes more than brushing and flossing to properly take care of them. It is equally important that you abstain from things that are not good for your […] Continue Reading


Our Patients Love Clear Braces!


We use clear braces to straighten our patient’s teeth on a regular basis. This is one of the easiest ways to straighten teeth because of the fact that it does not interfere with your appearance during the process. We understand […] Continue Reading


How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist


As an emergency dentist, Rivers Family Dentistry regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it is sometimes […] Continue Reading


Healthy Eating Tips From Our Dental Office


Our dental office provides preventative care to patients with the goal of helping them maintain healthy teeth and gums. We do so by cleaning teeth and removing plaque/ tartar. This allows us to help our patients avoid getting cavities or […] Continue Reading