Category: Dental Associates of Riverside

Can I Ignore a Missing Tooth?

When a front tooth is lost, we rarely hear our patient’s debate whether or not to have a restorative procedure such as a dental implant, to maintain their smile. But what’s wrong with ignoring a space when a back tooth is lost, due to accident or decay? The prudent action is to replace any missing tooth,… Read more »

Your Riverside Dentist Talks: Avoiding A Whitening Addiction

Do you think that perhaps you’re getting a bit too involved and focused on teeth whitening? Or, is this the type of thing you could see potentially becoming problematic once you get just one taste of the fantastic results? The good news is that when you know how to approach whitening in a healthy manner,… Read more »

Your Children’s Dentist Answers Your Timing Questions

There’s a lot to consider when you’re doing your best to keep your child’s smile healthy. After all, on top of dental care, there are what feels like a billion other details to think through, stay on top of, and get just right. Fortunately, your children’s dentist is here to help you with the basics:… Read more »

Your Riverside Dentist Discusses: Dental Sensitivity

If you’re experiencing dental sensitivity, you know that it has the power to really interrupt your daily life. One second you’re enjoying yourself and drinking a beverage or eating and the next, you’re cringing and holding your face with your palm because your tooth feels terrible. Since this is a complex matter, you will most… Read more »

Your Riverside Dentist Explains: Mamelons

When you sit down to your computer to search for what’s going on with your teeth, how do you search for it? Do you type in something like, “Why do I have ridged front teeth,” or, “Why are there bumps on my incisors?” If so, your Riverside dentist would like to explain mamelons to you…. Read more »

Your Riverside Dentist Talks: Reasons To Avoid Cavities

You know that a good reason to avoid a cavity is because you don’t want your tooth to hurt, you want your smile to remain healthy, and it’s an inconvenience to come in for another visit. However, this does not necessarily deter patients from skipping brushing sessions, avoiding flossing, or limiting sugary drinks. For extra… Read more »

Q&A: Who Can Receive Cosmetic Care?

When you’re looking into cosmetic care, there might be some part of you that feels a bit shy or hesitant. You love learning all about the amazing ways we can improve smiles with dental care. However, you worry there may be some reason you won’t be able to qualify for a much more beautiful looking… Read more »