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The Top Reasons to Love Dental Implants

Missing teeth cause embarrassment as well as difficulty with chewing and talking. At River View Smile Center, we have many tooth replacement options including dental implants. The rumors about dental implants cause many people hesitation. Keep reading to learn the top four reasons you should consider dental implants today. No One Will be Able to…

What HPV Can Do to Harm Your Oral Health

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease in the US, with an estimated 14 million new cases every year. There are over 40 types of HPV, with most being cleared from the body by your immune system, without causing health issues. However, some types of HPV negatively affect the mouth and throat.…

Tips for Getting Used to Brand New Dentures

Getting new dentures can be a discomfort, but knowing how to adapt to and properly care for them can make this transition go as smoothly as possible. Learning ways to adjust can be paramount for not only your oral health, but your overall health as well. Here are some tips to help you get used…

Is Nail-biting at Any Age Harmful to the Teeth?

Biting your nails not only makes your hands unsightly, but can also cause harm to your fingers and cuticles, as well as your teeth. Nail-biting is a habit often developed in childhood, with an estimated 60 percent of children and 45 percent of teenagers who bite their nails. Although nail-biting is less common in adults,…

Could You Need Grafts Before Getting Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants involves replacing your tooth roots with metal posts, in order to anchor your new teeth into your jawbone. Implanted teeth are preferable to crowns or veneers for many patients, as they look and function like your natural teeth and are a welcomed alternative to bridgework or dentures, both of which involve special…

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