When Was Your Last Checkup?

Spring is in full swing, and soon it will be summer. That means hot weather, outdoor activities in the park, days at the pool or floating down the river, and vacations. Before you become fully immersed in planning your summer fun, why not schedule a dental checkup? Getting your cleaning and examination out of the way now will give you peace of mind for all your upcoming plans. Keep reading to learn more.

Water Flossers vs. Traditional Dental Floss: Which Is Better?

Some people swear by their water flossers, while others will never give up traditional floss. But which method works best? The debate between water flossers and dental floss revolves around effectiveness, convenience, and individual preference. Let’s consider the advantages and disadvantages of water flossers and traditional dental floss to determine which is the better option.

Taking Care Of Your Gums Is As Easy As 1, 2, 3

Gums play an essential role in oral health, yet they do not always get the attention they deserve. We strive to educate our patients on the fundamentals of achieving and maintaining optimal oral health, and that includes teaching them how to take care of their gums. Please keep reading to learn the three essential steps you should be taking to keep your gums in top condition.

Medication And The Effect On Oral Health

When you visit our office for an oral hygiene examination or dental procedure, we always ask about any changes to your medical history. It is extremely important that patients share everything they can about their medical history, including any diagnosis, procedures, or medication they may be taking. Your medical history and the medications you take can impact the way we treat you.

Learn More About The InstaRisa Scanner And How It Improves Your Treatment

At Rivercrest Family Dental, we are always looking for ways to improve the care and experience we provide to our patients. Our goal is always to restore the function and aesthetics of our patients’ teeth so that they are proud to show them off and can live a better quality of life. One way we do this is through the technology we use in the office. With the advancements in dental technology over the years, we have been able to save time on treatments, reduce discomfort for patients, and complete involved treatments more accurately. We have recently added to the technology we have in our office.

4 Reasons To Replace A Missing Tooth

Happy 2024! The start of a new year signifies new beginnings. Now is the perfect time to evaluate the state of your oral health. If it has been some time since your last visit to our office, we encourage you to schedule your next oral hygiene examination. There is also no time like the present to schedule any dental treatments you may have postponed. This is especially true if you need to replace missing teeth. No matter the reason for your tooth loss, it is extremely important that you replace the missing tooth or teeth as soon as possible. Read on to learn the four reasons we recommend a tooth replacement.

The Importance Of Restoring Your Oral Health

At Rivercrest Family Dental, we want to help our patients achieve optimal oral health. Complications with your oral health can really have an impact on your quality of life. If you or a loved one is experiencing recurrent decay, frequent discomfort, missing teeth, or visible dental damage, you will benefit from restoring your oral health. We want our patients to regain a beautiful smile because it not only improves the function of the teeth but also helps prevent future oral health problems.

Dental Insurance Benefits: Use Them Before You Lose Them

When was the last time you visited our office for a routine oral hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months since you visited our office, now is the perfect time to schedule an appointment. We know that many of our patients have busy schedules during this time of year, but it is important to make your oral health a priority. Most dental insurance plans reset after the end of the calendar year, and we don’t want you to miss out on your remaining benefits. Read on to learn more.