Questions every Parent Should ask their Child’s Dentist:

1. How old should my child be before I make his first dental appointment? We recommend that your child visits the dentist as early as 6 months old. These visits focus on parental education, as well as checking the child’s oral health. It is very beneficial for the patient as well as the parent because […]

Tricks and Treats: Tips for Maintaining Your Child’s Healthy Smile this Halloween Season

It’s no secret children enjoy wearing costumes and LOVE collecting tons of candy during Halloween season. And everyone deserves a little treat here and there. But let’s not forget that excessive sugar can lead to unhealthy smiles for your little ones. River Rock Dental wants to share some easy tricks and treats that are safe […]

Start School with a Healthy Smile

Congratulations! You survived the first few weeks of school and managed to keep your head on while helping your children get accommodated with their new classrooms. You can successfully cross off back-to-school clothes, school supplies, and sports equipment from your to-do-list. Now that the stress has subsided it is the perfect time to cross off […]

5 tips to help kids overcome fear of dentists

  For child, going to the dentist can be a scary event. Lying on a chair in an unfamiliar room filled with unfamiliar noises, objects and smells, all while a stranger is poking cold, metallic and unknown objects in his month. But there is some good advice from the professionals to make the trips to […]

How to make brushing teeth fun for children

Teaching your child proper oral care at a young age is an investment in his or her health that they will thank you for the rest of their lives. To help your children protect their teeth and gums and greatly reduce their risk of getting cavities, teach them to brush their teeth twice a day […]