The Effects of Oral Hygiene on Overall Health

We’ve all heard that neglecting proper oral hygiene could result in bad breath, pesky stains, and a build-up of tartar and plaque. However, did you know that proper oral hygiene is essential to maintaining your overall health, and ensuring other organs in your body are healthy and strong? Implementing proper oral hygiene into your every-day…

How does dental health affect the immune system?

Categories: Dental Tips

Oral health is more important than most people realize! According to the Mayo Clinic, an unhealthy mouth may increase your risk of serious health problems, which can weaken your immune system. Do you know our mouths and are full of bacteria? If untreated, this bacteria can cause disease, inflammation, and/or pain. Regular checkups and professional…

Benefits of ClearCorrect

Have you been dreaming of a way to straighten your smile that accommodates your busy lifestyle? You’ve come to the right place! Thanks to ClearCorrect, you can now achieve the smile of your dreams without the hassle of metal braces. Read about the benefits below to see if ClearCorrect is a good option for you.…

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…