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Welcome to the Tooth Minute Tuesday at River Dental. Stay up-to-date with dental tips and information to help you stay on track to a healthy smile.


Dealing with Dental Phobias (How to be less scared of the Dentist)

Dealing with Dental Phobias (How to be less scared of the Dentist)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted May 28th, 2019

If you're already scared of the dentist, you know how hard it can be even to pick up the phone and dial the dentist's number. Your tooth is throbbing, getting worse day by day, and yet enduring that ever increasing pain in your face is somehow better than stepping foot within a 100 yard radius of a dental office.

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When “Your Friend” is Too Scared to Go to the Dentist (Preventing Dental Phobia with Nitrous Oxide Sedation)

When “Your Friend” is Too Scared to Go to the Dentist (Preventing Dental Phobia with Nitrous Oxide Sedation)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted May 14th, 2019

Whether it’s your friend or secretly you, it doesn’t matter - dental fear is a serious issue, and it absolutely should NEVER be looked at from a judgmental mindset. It’s often hard for those who aren’t scared of dentistry whatsoever to understand what’s truly going on in the mind of someone with a dental phobia. When you do understand dental fear, it can help you prevent your kids or grandkids from developing it. And if its something that’s already taken hold in your or a loved one’s life, then

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Kids Shouldn't Snore - Sleep Apnea in Children (Allergies, ADHD, Tonsils and Tongue Tie)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted May 1st, 2019


Sometimes...

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What's Actually Involved In Replacing a Front Tooth Crown?

What's Actually Involved In Replacing a Front Tooth Crown?

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Mar 12th, 2019

So your dentist says one of your front teeth needs to have a crown replaced. He or she shows you the defect on the x-ray or a clinical photo, and you book your appointment to have the procedure done.

...Have you ever wondered...

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Why Some People Get Cavities, and Others Just Don't (Part 1)

Why Some People Get Cavities, and Others Just Don't (Part 1)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Mar 5th, 2019

Cavities suck. There's no doubt about it.

But why do they only seem to happen to some people?

Many of us have that annoying younger sibling who never brushed their teeth and yet SOMEHOW never got a single cavity...

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Why Dentists Fill Baby Teeth?? (Tooth Decay at 16x Magnification)

Why Dentists Fill Baby Teeth?? (Tooth Decay at 16x Magnification)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Feb 27th, 2019

Why the...

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Why Flossing is an Impossible Habit

Why Flossing is an Impossible Habit

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Feb 19th, 2019

Instead of posting...

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