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Patient Problem: I Haven’t Seen a Madison Dentist in Years. Help!
added on: April 12, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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…


Current Stress & Oral Health 
added on: September 24, 2020

Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


Should You Get Dentures or Dental Implants?
added on: September 16, 2020

Our teeth are designed to last a lifetime. However, tooth loss happens all too often as a result of either age, accident, or disease. In fact, according to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and about 40 million are missing all… Read More…


Is Cow’s Milk Really The Best Milk For Teeth? 
added on: August 27, 2020

In the past few years, many people have been ditching cow’s milk for other often plant-based alternatives such as soy milk. While your dentist in Madison certainly understands the appeal of this lower-calorie milk option, we do want to make sure that we examine the potential effects from an oral… Read More…


What Causes Dry Mouth?
added on: August 14, 2020

Nobody enjoys the feeling of a dry mouth or all of the side effects that go along with it. The desert-dry feeling, the stickiness of your tongue against the roof of your mouth, and of course the bad breath are all related to a dry mouth. But dry mouth is… Read More…


Is Sunshine Good For Your Teeth?
added on: July 28, 2020

We all know that getting out into the sunshine can benefit our overall health by boosting mood and increasing vitamin D levels. But can sunshine also be good for oral health? While this may seem like an odd question to ask, your dentist in Madison wants you to know that… Read More…


3 Risks Associated With Oral Piercings 
added on: July 15, 2020

Oral piercings have been popular for years and are a way that many people choose to express themselves. Most commonly, oral piercings are found on the tongue, lip, or cheeks. While many may consider these piercings cool or trendy, there are several reasons why your dentist in Madison is wary… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 26, 2020

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Madison. Even though… Read More…


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