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  • The Benefits of a Bright Smile
    Having a nice, bright smile can affect the way you look, and in turn, improve how you feel about yourself. With the help of the doctor to provide you with Read more
  • What is a crown?
    the doctor and our team at Riverside Family Dentistry hear this question all the time. Millions of people have dental crowns that artificially restore the chewing surface of a tooth. Read more
  • Need Another Reason to Stop Biting Your Nails?
    Painful nails and cuticles, ruined manicures, reluctance to shake hands—there are so many good reasons to overcome the nail biting habit. But did you know that biting your nails is Read more
  • Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!
    September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • How do I overcome my dental anxiety?
    Do you feel anxious before every dentist appointment? If the answer is yes, you are not alone—more than 75 percent of Americans feel anxious when visiting their dentist. Today, the Read more
  • Keeping Our Teeth Healthy as We Age
    Decades ago, it was just expected that getting older meant losing teeth. But today’s dental practices and treatments help us defy expectations. How can we keep our teeth healthy as Read more
  • Dental Emergencies while Traveling
    You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Moline, Illinois office to make sure you catch any Read more
  • Seven Ways to Repurpose Old Toothbrushes
    It’s done a wonderful job for you, but after three or four months, the time has come to retire your toothbrush. Bristles that once easily removed food particles and plaque Read more
  • Treating Gum Disease with Antibiotics
    Why does gum disease develop? Our mouths are home to bacteria, which form a film called plaque. Plaque sticks to the surfaces of our teeth, at the gumline, and can Read more
  • Aging and Oral Health
    As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one-fourth of Read more
  • Overall Health Can Be Influenced By Oral Hygiene
    Keeping on top of your oral health is key when it comes to making sure your whole body stays healthy. The bacteria that occur naturally in your mouth can produce Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Riverside Family Dentistry, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Riverside Family Dentistry, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Riverside Family Dentistry, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Riverside Family Dentistry, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental emergencies, Read more

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