How to Choose the Mouthwash that’s Right for You

Choosing a mouthwash can be a lot like deciding on a new cereal – the choices seem endless and can be confusing enough to forgo choosing anything at all. So how does one decide? And, really, aren’t all mouthwashes essentially the same? Well, the fascinating thing about mouthwash is – they’re actually not all the […]

Don’t Like Flossing? Try One Of These Methods and Get Those Gums in Shape!

When it comes to dental floss, what’s the best kind? Well, if you ask a dentist, they’ll tell you the best dental floss is the floss you’ll actually use. That could be Teflon floss, dental tape, nylon floss, waxed floss, and flosses with or without flavors – there are a lot of choices! There are […]

This Independence Day, Be like George

Ah, July … barbecues, and summer fairs, fireworks, and cook-offs, and good-ol’ Independence day hero, George Washington. In thinking about our country’s esteemed first President, you might also get to thinking about his famous teeth – or, rather his lack of teeth. Most of us know about George Washington’s famous dentures, but did you know […]

Another Reason Not To Skip Your Dental Visits

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. It’s also among the most preventable and curable when caught early. And, since May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month, we want to clue you in on just how critical a partner your dentist is when it comes to detecting this […]

The “Harmless” Habit That Could Make Your Teeth Fall Out. Literally.

Do you wake up some mornings with a headache of origins you can’t define? Do you experience vague muscle pain in your face? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of bruxism. What’s bruxism? You likely know it by its more informal name – two names, actually: “clenching” and “grinding.” It’s also not something you’ll […]

Things You Should Know About Your Teeth as You Age

If you’ve ever considered the prospect of living without teeth as you age, it’s probably caused yo u considerable amount of distress just thinking about it.Multiple tooth loss can indeed be traumatic and costly, and, for some, the remedies are less than ideal. That said, you’ll be pleased to know that aging itself isn’t much […]

The Perfect Road Map To Oral Health

On July 3rd, 1806, two years into their journey to chart the unchartered West of America, pioneer explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark reached a challenge of epic proportion – the Rocky Mountains. What next, they wondered? Without a map, they were forced to do what explorers do – explore, and hope for the best. […]

Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

With people living longer and more stressful lives, cracked teeth are seen more and more often at the dentist’s office. Yet cracked teeth can be difficult to detect for a number of reasons, most notably that the pain often comes and goes. Because of the short periods of erratic pain, it can be difficult to […]

For your Dental Health – Foods you should Avoid!

Even though our team here at River Rock Dental enjoys seeing you on your visits we want to help you prevent coming in an unnecessary amount of times and promote dental health. This can be done easily by maintaining good oral and dental health. Aside from preventing cavities and stains by brushing after every meal […]