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What is Myofunctional Therapy?
added on: August 26, 2022

As a parent, you want your kids to have excellent oral health. At My Rivertown Dentist, we understand this and offer myofunctional therapy and neuromuscular dentistry to restore your kids’ oral health. Dr. Ashley Lee tailors myofunctional therapy based on your kid’s orofacial disorder.  Your dentist in Madison, IN, recommends… Read More…


How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth? 
added on: August 8, 2022

Even if you see your dentist in Madison twice a year for exams and cleanings, it’s crucial that you also take excellent care of your teeth at home between visits. Following a good oral hygiene routine of brushing and flossing can also help your oral health and overall health. So how… Read More…


Are Dental X-Rays Safe? 
added on: July 9, 2022

Your dentist in Madison uses dental x-rays to help see things going on inside the mouth that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Dental x-rays can allow your dentist to catch cavities early when they’re still really easy to treat. Additionally, images from x-rays will show your dental team the… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Painful? 
added on: June 17, 2022

If you’re missing one or even several teeth, you may be considering dental implants from your dentist in Madison. After all, dental implants are an excellent way to replace your natural tooth as well as the tooth root. They’re permanent, secure, and can transform your life. But just how painful… Read More…


How Can I Permanently Get Rid of Bad Breath?
added on: March 31, 2022
woman with bad breath

Bad breath is, well, quite frankly, bad. This condition isn’t only embarrassing, it can also be a sign of other problems happening in your mouth or throughout your body. If you have bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away no matter how much you brush your teeth, how much… Read More…


Does a Water Flosser Really Clean Better Than String Floss?
added on: January 13, 2022

A key part of maintaining a healthy mouth is making sure you brush twice a day and see your dentist in Madison every six months. But it’s also crucial to floss every day. In fact, it’s one of the most important things you can do. When it comes to which type… Read More…


Are Bad Habits Breaking Your Oral Health Routine? We Can Help!
added on: November 5, 2021
young man brushing teeth

Oh, how things have changed. Over the past couple of years, many people have gone from in-office work to being remote employees. What does this mean exactly? There are more Zoom meetings than ever and sometimes you can simply get away with working all day in your sweatpants. At My… Read More…


5 Sneaky Items That Can Damage Your Smile
added on: September 2, 2021
dog with head tilted

First and foremost, at My Rivertown Dentist, we always remind our patients (not that you really need it) that there’s big trouble for your teeth if you consume too much sugar. Unfortunately, it’s found in so many of the foods and beverages stocked in every supermarket aisle. However, did you… Read More…


4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth as You Age
added on: August 20, 2021

As we age, it’s important to take special care of our teeth and gums in order to maintain good oral health into old age. As we get older, there are some factors that come into play that make maintaining strong, healthy teeth more difficult than it was when we were… Read More…


It’s Time for Your Oral Health Check-In
added on: August 17, 2021
girls doing homework

In our first August 2021 blog, we reminded parents about the importance of making sure their kiddos were ready for school with a healthy smile. While we do inventory and welcome another year of learning, the team at My Rivertown Dentist thought it might be helpful to do a little… Read More…


Including Oral Health in National Women’s Health Week
added on: May 11, 2021

Did you know that besides Mother’s Day there’s an entire week dedicated to women each and every May? Known as National Women’s Health Week, this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health sponsored week is celebrated from Mother’s Day through Saturday and strives to encourage girls… Read More…


Patient Problem: I Haven’t Seen a Madison Dentist in Years. Help!
added on: April 12, 2021
self conscious woman hides smile

Has it been a while since you’ve seen us at My Rivertown Dentist? It happens to the best of us! Years go by, time passes, and then next thing you know it’s been a decade or even more since your teeth have been seen and treated by a professional like… Read More…


3 Hidden Stresses of Mouth Breathing (And Why You Should Care)
added on: April 6, 2021
shocked man with open mouth

The team and Dr. Ashley Lee at My Rivertown Dentist in Madison wanted to fill you in on something very real, potentially hazardous to your health, and can do damage to your little one’s ability to grow up strong. We’re talking about mouth breathing, a condition that so often goes… Read More…


How To Fix A Broken Tooth
added on: March 23, 2021

Our teeth are designed to chew and crunch on some pretty tough things. But even though tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the human body, teeth aren’t invincible and can break. In fact, broken teeth are one of the most common dental emergencies. Breaking a tooth can… Read More…


Can You Get Cavities Even If You Don’t Eat Sugar? 
added on: March 12, 2021

You’ll hear it over and over again from your dentist in Madison — limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks. This is because sugar causes cavities, right? Well, sort of. Sugar itself doesn’t cause cavities, but what happens when we digest sugars can increase the risk of developing cavities…. Read More…


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