River Station Dentistry Blog

3 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Enhance Your Smile

April 13, 2023

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woman receiving dental care

Not all individuals are lucky enough to get a tax refund, but if you were pleased to learn that you have money coming back to you this year, why not invest in your smile? Taking care of your pearly whites allows you to embrace more than just a beautiful appearance. It will positively impact you in other ways (i.e., your mental and emotional health). Read on to discover three ways you can ensure better oral health this year by using your tax refund to give your smile the boost it deserves.


Spring Cleaning: Oral Health Edition

March 23, 2023

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From cleaning out your garage and decluttering your pantry to wiping down all the dusty surfaces in your home, you may have some big plans for spring cleaning. If so, don’t forget to spring clean your dental routine as well. After all, there is a good chance one of the dirtiest items in your home is your toothbrush holder! If you’re unsure where to start, then keep reading.


3 Questions to Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist Before a Smile Makeover

February 16, 2023

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a cosmetic dentist holding a shade chart up to a patient's mouth

Making over your entire smile can seem like a daunting task to take on, but countless people will agree that it’s well worth it. The trick is to find a cosmetic dentist who you can trust to provide you with the top-tier results that you’re looking for. The best way to ensure that happens is to get the answers you need to help ease any doubts or concerns you have. Before you commit to treatment, be sure to ask your cosmetic dentist these three questions.


4 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Your Dental Implants

January 19, 2023

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older woman with dental implants

Dental implants are viewed as the gold standard for tooth replacement. Not only do they restore the full structure of a tooth, but they also allow for improved functionality when eating, speaking, and smiling. Millions of Americans are getting their lives back thanks to these permanent prosthetics. But how long do dental implants last? This is a question many people want to know before committing to the process. A dentist is here to explain the average lifespan as well as what you can do to extend their longevity.


Is It Better to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year?

January 3, 2023

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man undergoing a dental checkup

Most dental insurance companies provide patients with available coverage for two dental checkups and cleanings each year. Most dentists recommend individuals come in every six months to be examined for tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, and oral cancer. If your first visit happens later in the spring or summer, it’s okay, right? Although it’s not entirely wrong, a dentist is here to share why it’s best to schedule early on in the year instead of waiting until later.