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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


Frequent Dental Crown Problems and Remedies


A dental crown is supposed to be the last step in tooth restoration, but this does not mean that you’ll never have to worry about dental crown problems and remedies. Even though a crown is a long-term solution for repairing […] Continue Reading


Why Preventative Dental Care Is So Important


Regular preventative dental care is important. It can help you get an early diagnosis of potential cavities, so you can focus on giving those areas more attention. Regular dental cleanings can help remove plaque so there is not the chance […] Continue Reading


What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is the unfortunate result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is largely due to the foods and beverages one consumes as well as one’s oral health regimen. Exposure to fluoride in toothpaste and tap water along with genetics also […] Continue Reading


Should I Brush or Floss my Teeth First?


People often wonder if they should brush, floss or rinse first. This is a perfectly legitimate question that plenty of dentists do not address for varying reasons. In fact, some dentists do not have an opinion as to whether the […] Continue Reading