October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and... Read more »

How Cavities Are Formed and How They Can Be Prevented

Are you curious about how cavities are formed? We can help you understand the source of the problem to help you learn how to prevent and treat it. Cavities are formed by bacteria that live inside your mouth. In fact, they often gather and form what is known as plaque.... Read more »

Potential Ways Yogurt Can Help Your Mouth

Yogurt may offer a few benefits for your mouth. You may be able to get some extra nutrients, combat bad breath and reduce the risk of cavities. Yogurt can provide some extra bits of protein and calcium. Both of these nutrients can be helpful for your teeth, as they are... Read more »

Is Your Child Ready to See the Dentist?

For many parents, bringing a child to see the dentist for the first time can be stressful, especially if the adult has some dental anxiety. Our team at River Square Family Dentistry is happy to offer reassurance and assist you in creating a positive experience for your child. We offer... Read more »

Treating Dental Emergencies

When dental emergencies receive the proper care, they can be prevented from becoming severe and can recover faster. Dental emergencies come with many questions, and we are happy to provide some answers on how you can protect your smile. What are oral emergencies to beware of? These common dental emergencies... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at River Square Family Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »