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Healthy, Happy Halloween Tips and Treats from My Rivertown Dentist
added on: October 20, 2021
Halloween snacks

There’s so much that our patients (and us) love about October. The fall sweater weather. The pumpkin spice everything. The arrival of Halloween. (It’s the only time of year when you’re allowed to dress up as your favorite superhero or cartoon character, and no one will bat an eyelash. YES!)… Read More…


4 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year
added on: October 15, 2021

If you have dental insurance, it’s important to remember that the benefits won’t last forever. Your plan may have an annual renewal date or it may expire if you don’t use it within a certain amount of time, so there are plenty of reasons to get moving and see your… Read More…


Brushing Too Hard & Other Dental Care Mistakes
added on: September 22, 2021

Taking care of your teeth should be an important part of your daily routine, but if you’re not doing it right, it could have adverse effects on your dental health. This is why your dentist in Madison wants you to know the dos and don’ts of dental care so you… Read More…


Will My Teeth Fall Out If I Don’t Go To The Dentist?
added on: September 9, 2021

The American Dental Association recommends that you go to the dentist at least twice a year, but the sad truth is, many people don’t. In fact, about 65% of Americans don’t get regular dental care. However, the truth is, seeing your dentist in Madison at least twice a year can… 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…


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…


Foods & Drinks High in Sugar
added on: August 13, 2021

Sugar is a preservative, so it can be found in many of our favorite foods and drinks. The problem with this is that sugar can cause tooth decay when we consume it over a long period of time. In fact, according to the ADA (American Dental Association), one-quarter of adults… Read More…


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…


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