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  • Dental Hygiene and Care Critical During Cancer Treatment
    After months or even years of radiation or chemotherapy, the words "cancer-free" is music to your ears. Your joy and relief, though, may be tempered by the toll these Read more
  • Thanksgiving
    At Riverside Family Dentistry, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Moline, Illinois area Read more
  • Are Implants a No-Go for You? Consider These Other Restoration Options
    Our primary aim as dentists is to preserve teeth. There are times, however, when preserving a tooth is no longer worth the effort and we must recommend removing it. Read more
  • Is your child a mouth breather?
    Have you ever watched to see if your child is breathing through his or her mouth? Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose may lead to trouble for youngsters. Read more
  • MAFS Star Jake Edwards Undergoes a Smile Makeover And Helps Others Along the Way
    A year ago, former Australian footballer Jake Edwards got married. On television. To a woman he'd just met. No, not in a Vegas wedding chapel—it was all part of Read more
  • Snack Attack
    Should a quick bite between meals make us feel guilty? Or worse, make our teeth suffer a greater risk of cavities? Let’s avoid both those possibilities! We have several tooth-healthy Read more
  • Cold Comfort
    The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read more
  • Here's What To Do for 4 Kinds of Dental Injuries
    Although kids are resilient, they're not indestructible. They're prone to their share of injuries, both major and minor—including dental injuries. It's common for physically active children to suffer injuries to Read more
  • The Intriguing History of Halloween
    Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read more
  • A Healthy Diet Is an Important Part of Your Dental Disease Prevention Plan
    If you think brushing and flossing and regular dental visits are all you need to do to avoid dental disease, you're missing a key component in your prevention plan. Read more
  • HPV and Oral Cancer
    Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is best known as a sexually transmitted infection. In the United States, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, with 79 million Americans currently infected, Read more
  • Airplane Oral Health Tips
    What’s in your carry-on bag? You’ve got your passport, ticket, and currency, but what about dental floss? Of course! You’re preparing for the trip of a lifetime, and we want Read more
  • Osteoporosis Can Cause Complications For Some Types of Dental Work
    October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day, putting the spotlight on this degenerative bone condition and the impact it has on millions of people. Not only does it significantly increase Read more
  • Fall’s in the Air? Think Fall Dental Care
    Whether you already miss the sun’s bright rays, or can’t wait for some cool, crisp weather and colorful leaves, summer is making way for fall. And the change of seasons Read more
  • Take It From Taylor Swift - Losing Your Orthodontic Retainer is No Fun
    For nearly two decades, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has dominated the pop and country charts. In December she launched her ninth studio album, called evermore, and in January she delighted Read more
  • Dental Infections
    the doctor and our team at Riverside Family Dentistry will tell you that dental infections can be very serious; sometimes, they develop into a life-threatening situation. Cavities are caused by Read more

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