The Cavity Quiz

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Did you know that cavities are caused by the wearing down of your tooth enamel down the root of a tooth? If this happens, the tooth life source, also known as the pulp, will be vulnerable to damage from bacteria. This can lead to possible infections and eventual tooth loss.... Read more »

The Facts About How Cigarettes Affect Your Teeth

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You probably know that smoking can have a negative impact on your overall health, but did you know that tobacco use can also have an impact on your oral health? Sadly, issues resulting from tobacco use can actually be quite severe. Smoking leads to bad breath and stained teeth. If... Read more »

Do You Have White Spots on Your Teeth? We Can Help!

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You probably know that virtually everyone wants a beautiful, white smile. But did you know that there are a few things that can prevent you from having your ideal smile, such as yellow teeth or white spots on your teeth? These white spots can be noticeable and unattractive, and even... Read more »

What Sugary Drinks Can do to Your Smile

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Did you know that Americans spend millions of dollars every year on teeth whitening? Fortunately, as you probably know, there are a few things you can do to keep your teeth healthy and bright. However, there are a few things that can stain your teeth—including a number of drinks. Sadly,... Read more »

What to Know About Gum Disease

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Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or serious conditions like tooth loss. Sadly, gum disease can be difficult to identify. In fact, many people aren't even... Read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Get Your Screening

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month is nearly halfway over, and Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center wants to make sure that you get your screening. Remember, your dentist is your first line of defense against oral cancer. The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) is encouraging a national screening campaign, in hopes of... Read more »