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Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
added on: April 12, 2021

Every April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer is one type of cancer that can be difficult to diagnose, especially in the first stages. However, oral cancer can often be treated successfully if it’s caught early. This is why your dentist in Madison puts so much emphasis… 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…


What Does a DNA Appliance from My Rivertown Dentist Do, Exactly?
added on: March 2, 2021
woman asks question

If you’ve had the chance to check out any of our earlier blogs from 2021, you might have already heard about our groundbreaking partnership with Vivos Therapeutics, the only relationship of its kind in Madison. What drove us to be a pioneer? Because working together with them and The Institute… 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…


There’s a New, Innovative Way to Address TMJ Pain at My Rivertown Dentist
added on: February 19, 2021
woman with jaw pain

Without Unnecessary Surgery or Pain Pills for Relief (We Promise) Over the years, within both the dental and medical fields, there have been many creative ways to help patients who struggle with temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ or TMD. Sometimes surgery is recommended or special braces or… 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…


Sleeping Issues, ADHD, and Why Your Dentist Cares
added on: February 11, 2021
father and daughter being silly in kitchen

Are you a parent struggling with a child who’s been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD)? Then you might already know that you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found in a 2016 study that 6.1 million (9.4 percent) kiddos in America between… 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…


Make Dental Care Part of Your 2021 Resolutions
added on: January 15, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


Kissing Under The Mistletoe & Oral Health
added on: December 15, 2020

Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in Madison also knows that smooches may also increase… Read More…


Are Plaque and Tartar The Same Thing? 
added on: November 23, 2020

There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in Madison wants to clear… Read More…


New Study Shows Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease
added on: November 12, 2020

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month is recognized every November, and this year is no different. More than 5 million Americans are living with this form of dementia and there’s not much known about what causes it or how to prevent it. But your dentist in Madison does want to share some… Read More…


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