Restorative Dentistry

There are so many Invisalign advantages

9 Reasons Our Patients Say They Love Invisalign

Invisalign: Your Path to a Straighter Smile Without the Braces Both teens and adults are using Invisalign to achieve straighter smiles on their own terms. Read on to learn about the nine benefits they commonly cite as their main reasons for choosing Invisalign. 1. The Look One of the big Invisalign advantages is that it…

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Dentures vs. dental implants

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: What’s the Difference?

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Find your perfect smile restoration solution. Experiencing tooth loss can feel overwhelming, especially if you’ve lost or will be losing most or all of your natural teeth. Extensive damage or decay and tissue trauma from periodontitis are common reasons why natural teeth have to be removed. Although a dentist can only…

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There are treatments for periodontal disease

Treating Advanced Periodontal Disease

Gum disease: It’s one of the leading causes of tooth loss. Gum (or periodontal) disease is common, but it’s serious. Periodontal disease starts by eating away at the soft tissues in your mouth, and after a while it goes on to destroy surrounding bone, causing irreversible damage.  The key is to detect periodontal disease in…

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Steps on how to cure gingivitis

How to Stop Gingivitis Before it Progresses to Gum Disease

Gingivitis can be cured, if it has not progressed too far. Act early.  If you’ve heard us here at River Walk Dental use this term before, you might be wondering what it means. It’s just a fancy term that’s used for the first stage of gum disease. Broken down, the word means, “inflammation of the…

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Should you get Invisalign or braces

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is Best for You?

Choose the right treatment option for you. Your smile is a vital part of how you communicate with the world and—more importantly—how you view yourself. As a result, when you’re looking into getting orthodontic care, it’s natural to want the best option out there. Invisalign has become incredibly popular lately, with many people singing its…

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It's time to fix your malocclusion

Common Bite Problems That Braces Can Fix

Treating Malocclusion in Children Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite are two frequently seen dental issues in children of all ages, especially in the early developmental stage as baby teeth are lost and adult teeth begin to erupt. Braces are the most common treatment option to solve cases of malocclusion. Here are answers to questions…

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Get straight teeth with Invisalign

Invisalign: The Invisible Choice for Straight Teeth

What are Invisalign braces, and how do they work? If you have crooked teeth, you have probably pondered the idea of orthodontics to get them straightened. But you have probably also worried about traditional braces, fearing the time commitment and dedication required. The truth is there are a lot of misconceptions about Invisalign, and many…

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It's important for your kid to get an early orthodontic evaluation

4 Reasons Your Child Should Get an Early Orthodontic Evaluation

Protect your child’s developing smile with an early orthodontic evaluation. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children receive an orthodontic evaluation no later than their seventh birthday. This might seem like a very young age for any sort of orthodontic inquiry, but it’s actually the perfect time in the event early or interceptive orthodontic treatment…

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Don't be afraid of a root canal

What You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy Treatment

As You Prepare for Your Root Canal Appointment Root canals once had a bad reputation as being painful, but modern dental care has kicked that misconception to the curb. This therapy is an incredibly useful treatment option for badly decayed or infected teeth that would otherwise need to be removed. In fact, root canals aren’t…

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