5 Ways To Get Your Green On This St. Pat’s

As the saying goes: “On St. Patrick’s day, everyone is Irish!” Gallant parades flow down city streets, Irish music flows out of public houses, shamrock pins are dusted off from the year prior, and liquids of all sorts turn a shade greener. And, when it comes to the health of our bodies and our teeth, […]

Fluoride and Floss: What You Need to Know!

February was National Children’s Dental Health Month! This year’s slogan hits two very important concepts for keeping our kids’ dental health in tip-top shape. The 2018 slogan is: “Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile.” Yes, it’s a no-brainer to say, but actually doing it takes a little […]

A simple Idea can be very powerful – Everyday Hero at River Rock Dental, Austin

River Rock Dental in Austin, TX is proud to recognize Amanda Shelton, our office manager at our Southpark location, as an Everyday Hero of 2018. With the help of River Rock Dental patients she was able to begin a program called “Smiles in Need” to help dental patients that cannot afford the care they need. Smiles […]

Should Your Child Do More Than Just Brush and Floss?

As an adult, your oral care routine tends to remain fairly static for a large part of your life. Brush and floss. Rinse, perhaps, if you’re fond of it. And, unless you need prosthetics, that’s about all you’ll ever do. But, what about your kids? Toddlers? Adolescents? What sort of routine should they follow? Is […]

What Is Internal Tooth Bleaching and Are You a Good Candidate?

There are a number of reasons teeth lose their luster. Smoking is perhaps one of the most common, followed by food and beverages that stain our teeth, like wine and coffee. Aside from these external factors, however, a tooth can undergo staining from within the tooth itself. Typically this is due to a structural defect […]

Having Fun Outside This Winter? Here’s How to Protect Your Smile.

When it comes to keeping your teeth in your head during all the fun winter has to offer, there are two things to be mindful of: avoiding obstacles and knowing how to fall correctly. Actually, understanding how to fall is a good thing to know even if you’re just walking during the winter, let alone […]

Five Tips for Healthy Weight Week! It’s Jan. 20 – Jan. 26

If your kids are concerned about their weight and are looking to you for guidance, you’re in the right place! In honor of Healthy Weight Week, we’ve got five tips anyone can do to ensure their efforts pay off – the healthy way. Make friends with the scale There’s a wide chasm of opinion between […]

Tooth-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that the practice of making New Year’s resolutions began almost 4,000 years ago? Ancient Babylonians, when their new year came around, made a promise to the gods that they would pay all debts and return anything they borrowed. Today, it’s still a very common practice, whether you’re successful at following through or […]

Make those Resolutions Stick!

It’s that time of year again. The time to prepare our New Year’s resolutions so we can set them to sail in the coming year. Feverish list making will ensue, promises to loved ones will add up, and hopefully, some of those resolutions will make it past January 7th. If you’d like to fare better […]

Healthy, Fun, and Practical Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holiday season fast approaching, the race is on to meaningful gifts that’ll surprise your loved one and let them know you care. And, since good ideas are hard to come by, we decided to ease the pain a little and put together a few ideas! Each gift has the recipient’s health in mind, […]