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The Oral Health Benefits of Drinking Out of a Straw 
added on: July 23, 2021

In recent years, there’s been an environmental fight against the use of non-reusable plastic straws. These one-time use straws make up about 7% of plastic product waste in the U.S., so there is a need to talk about how much we actually need straws. Now, while your dentist in Madison… Read More…


How Long Does a Filling Last on a Tooth? 
added on: July 12, 2021

Your dentist in Madison uses dental fillings to repair an area of tooth decay and keep any damage from progressing. This type of restoration is incredibly common, so common that over 90% of American adults have had a cavity, and we’re willing to bet that most of them were repaired… Read More…


How Snoring Affects Your Smile
added on: June 23, 2021

Even though your Madison dentist’s main concern is helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, there are several things that can contribute to oral health that we don’t often think about. One of these things is snoring. Believe it or not, snoring can affect more than just your bed partner…. Read More…


Has it Been a While Since You’ve Seen the Team at My Rivertown Dentist?
added on: June 16, 2021
dental patient in chair

No matter what your answer — whether it’s been six months or sixteen years — there’s always a seat for you at My Rivertown dentist in Madison. What’s the biggest reason for you missing an appointment here and there? Is it time? Is it due to financial reasons?  Is part… Read More…


Do Men Have Different Oral Health Needs than Women? 
added on: June 10, 2021

We’ve all heard of the book, “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” which explains some of the main psychological differences between these two genders. But did you know that these differences extend into dentistry? It’s true! Just ask your dentist in Madison. Since men are more likely to… Read More…


4 Reasons You Should Floss Your Teeth
added on: May 21, 2021

Flossing does more than clean the surfaces of your teeth. It cleans those important areas between each tooth and removes bacteria from under the gums. Yet, it’s incredibly common for your dentist in Madison to see patients every day who skip this crucial part of oral hygiene. In fact, more… Read More…


What The Pandemic Taught Us About The Importance of Oral Health
added on: April 27, 2021

This past year has taught us a lot, including just how important it is to wash our hands, how to juggle toddlers and Zoom meetings, and how to be comfortable in our own homes day after day. When it comes to your dentist in Madison, we also learned a lot… 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…


Ask My Rivertown Dentist: Is There An Alternative to Braces?
added on: March 12, 2021
surprised teens

The short answer to your question is: YES! If you or one of your kiddos is going to need braces or orthodontic treatment in the future, we want you to take a minute and read this blog. What we have to share with you is exciting and relatively groundbreaking for… Read More…


Why Does Your Dentist in Madison Take X-Rays? 
added on: February 22, 2021

X-Rays are detailed photographs that give an interesting look at our bones and help doctors find breaks. But did you know that x-rays are used for much more than identifying broken bones? In fact, your dentist in Madison uses x-rays to see parts of your mouth and teeth that can’t… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 12, 2021
healthy heart month

February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk…. Read More…


Teeth Are Not Tools 
added on: January 27, 2021

Fun fact: tooth enamel is the hardest substance in our bodies which helps make our teeth super-strong and resistant to damage. But just because our teeth are incredibly durable doesn’t mean that they’re immune to injury. Additionally, unlike other parts of the human body, teeth can’t heal or fix themselves,… Read More…


What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 23, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


How Facemasks May Affect Oral Health
added on: October 13, 2020

Facemasks are now a common thing in all of our lives. We see them hanging from rearview mirrors as we drive down the road, everyone in the grocery store is masked up, and they’re even starting to become a fashion statement to some. While facemasks are encouraged in public places… Read More…


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