What is Dental Plaque?

Plaque is a sticky and fuzzy film that builds up on your teeth. It contains millions of bacteria that eat away and break down your enamel. This bacteria causes tooth decay and gum disease if left untreated! Plaque can be severe and build up on teeth to a point where you have to get a…

What Causes Cavities

Categories: Children, Dental Tips

Did you know that anyone with teeth can develop cavities, even babies? Cavities are holes in teeth that are a product of tooth decay. They start out small and are hard to detect without regular dental checkups. Many people believe if there is no pain and they can’t see them, cavities are not really there.…

Is My Baby Teething?

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  Teething can quite painful for both baby and mama. Even though your baby may seem more irritable and upset during this process, there are things you can do to help ease the pain. Read on to recognize the signs your baby has started teething and what you can do to do to help. Typically,…

Fall Recipe: Apple + Carrot Salad

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  We love this super crisp and crunchy salad recipe! If you’re still looking for a small appetizer for your Thanksgiving feast, may we suggest something healthy! Not only is this quick dish refreshing and delicious, it’s actually really great for your teeth too: Eating apples produces more saliva in your mouth, which can help rinse away…

River Dental TV Giveaway

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We just wanted to take a moment and thank our patients. We had a drawing for our first 100 patients, and the video below is of the winner! again, we want to thank the entire Springdale, AR community for welcoming us, and trusting us with your dental care. We value our patients and strive to…

5 Ways to Attack Bad Breath

Even the most confident person in the world can experience self-consciousness from having bad breath. While bad breath can actually be an indicator of a more serious dental condition, there are definitely ways you can attack bad breath every day. Read on for 5 ways to get rid of bad breath: Brush and floss often…