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Feb, 15, 2024
A partial denture functions well to replace missing teeth and returns apt functionality of chewing and biting. Not just that, they also focus on the aesthetic part of the entire fiasco. This plastic and metal base with false teeth matches the roof of your mouth and prevents your facial skin from drooping, giving it a […]
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Jan, 30, 2024
We understand as someone who has the habit of taking occasional puffs, the thought of, "Can I smoke after brushing my teeth?" might have crossed your mind at least once. Truth be told, it might not be the most important thing for you; however, it is a curiosity that crosses the minds of many smokers. […]
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Jan, 21, 2024
Root canals are the perfect choice when one wants to salvage a tooth that is infected. If this is your first time, learning about how long the root canal procedure takes will give you a sense of security and authority. Stay with us till the end to know the answers to all your questions. How […]
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Dec, 30, 2023
Have you ever wondered why you experience that jaw-popping while enjoying your favorite chewy snacks? The reason is trauma to the temporomandibular joint, commonly known as TMJ; the hinge connects the lower jaw to the skull and gives it mobility. Due to factors like excessive teeth clenching /grinding or blow to the face, your jaw […]
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Dec, 15, 2023
Who doesn't love having a cup of freshly brewed hot coffee or tea in the morning? Or maybe you like to cool down during the summer by drinking an iced beverage. While these beverages can be refreshing, they may also affect the health of your teeth and increase the risk of tooth sensitivity. Let's discuss […]
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Nov, 30, 2023
Dental implant vs denture is a popular comparison regarding restoration of missing teeth. However, their selection is not based on their effectiveness. They are quite good at doing their jobs. This selection depends on the health of your jawbone, the number of remaining teeth, and sometimes the cost. It is better to deeply understand their […]
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Nov, 23, 2023
Right after the dental implant surgery, it will be impossible for you to chew for the first 24-48 hours. Ironically, the first thing a patient feels post-surgery is extreme hunger, as you have to stop eating for 6 hours before the surgery. You will stick to a completely liquid or soft food diet to avoid […]
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Oct, 30, 2023
It is recommended for every adult to visit their dentist for dental cleaning every six months. However, this thought is an anxiety producer for many individuals. Be more focused on dental cleanings' benefits, such as preventing tooth decay, cavities, gum diseases, nasty tar, plaque build-up, etc. Regular cleanings will prevent your teeth from problems and […]
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How To Soothe Your Baby’s Gum
Oct, 15, 2023
The emergence of your baby’s first tooth is an important milestone in the process of their growth, although it’s worth all the celebrations, unfortunately, it always arrives with a feeling of discomfort for the baby and the parents. Babies going through this phase often become fussy, annoyed, and sleep-deprived. However, natural remedies and science coming […]
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Oral Health during Pregnancy
Feb, 07, 2023
Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, as you eagerly wait for the birth of the new addition. Needless to say, pregnancy comes with a lot of responsibilities. Everything you do to your own body can affect your baby’s health, so you eat right and try to avoid anything […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Many dentists and hygienists recommend fluoride treatments for their adult patients. You might ask yourself, “Do I really need a fluoride treatment? I thought those were just for my kids.” After all, most insurance plans cover fluoride treatments only up to the age of 18. What you need to know as a dental consumer is […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It really doesn’t happen very often. But sometimes you bite into something that is much harder than you anticipated. Sometimes you grind your teeth without realizing the pressure you’re putting on them. Sometimes you have a cavity that has stealthily developed beneath an earlier filling. And the result is—sometimes you lose a filling. What to […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Our team at Riverside Family Dental recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly visited their dentist declined, according to research released by the American Dental Association's Health Policy Resources Center (HPRC). In fact, the HPRC found that the percentage of adults who had regular checkups every […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Many adults wonder if they should continue to receive fluoride treatments. Our team at Riverside Family Dental wants to set the record straight about the usefulness of fluoride treatment for adults. There are several reasons fluoride treatments could be beneficial to you as a grownup. If you have a high risk for cavities, topical fluoride […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re donning your protective gear, don’t forget to protect your teeth as well. This sport actually tallies one of the highest counts of dental injuries. Running, […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Riverside Family Dental included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to come. New Year’s Eve is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, with over-the-top celebrations taking place in dozens of countries. The […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
the doctor and our team want you to have the healthiest possible smile in the healthiest possible body. Oral cancer can affect the mouth, tongue, throat and jaw. Early detection is vital for the best possible outcome when treating this disease. That is why we check for symptoms of oral cancer at every dental examination. […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Sleepless nights, crankiness, drooling—how can such tiny teeth cause such a big fuss? But all those uncomfortable days and nights are forgotten when your baby’s first teeth make their appearance. Why? Well, certainly because your child is happier, but also because you know baby teeth, or primary teeth, are important for your child’s growth in […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It's easy to be skeptical about X-rays whether we speak of a full-body X-ray or a dental X-ray. Radiation is radiation. It's vital to know all the facts before judging too harshly, though. Dental X-rays can be one of the best preventive tools for your dental health. We offer various treatments at Riverside Family Dental, […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Time to brush! So, you make sure you gently brush the plaque off the outside surfaces of your teeth. You want to present a gleaming smile to the world, after all. And you make sure to brush the inside surfaces as well, because who wants to feel a fuzzy patch of plaque every time their […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Do you feel anxious before every dentist appointment? If the answer is yes, you are not alone—more than 75 percent of Americans feel anxious when visiting their dentist. Today, the doctor and our team thought we would provide some tips to reduce your stress about visiting our CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan office. The first thing we […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Guilt is a powerful feeling. It can keep you from doing many things, including going to the dentist. The good news is that Riverside Family Dental is a judgement-free zone, and coming back (even after an extended period of being MIA) can be easier than you think. Our goal is to make you as comfortable […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some easy steps you can take to keep your teeth and gums healthy during this icy season. Remember to Hydrate Dehydration is dangerous for your […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored the dead or that celebrated the harvest, while others doubt that there's […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It seems like sharks are everywhere these days—on land, sea, and air(waves). A halftime show meme gone viral. A week of summer TV devoted to our favorite apex predators. And who doesn’t have “Baby Shark” playing in their heads all day once they’ve heard it? But are we jumping the shark to discuss this topic […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Like many other parts of the human body, teeth age. You may look at old photos and realize your smile was significantly brighter in the past than it is now. Many adults experience tooth discoloration and find it embarrassing. The good news is there are treatment options! The first step to recovering your bright smile […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Whether you already miss the sun’s bright rays, or can’t wait for some cool, crisp weather and colorful leaves, summer is making way for fall. And the change of seasons might mean it’s time for some adjustments to your dental care routine. Fall’s in the Air, and You Can Feel It You might enjoy the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
TMD occurs when your bite is not properly aligned. It can cause the jaw to experience unnatural stresses and prevent it from resting properly when your mouth is closed. If you have TMD, you may have noticed a clicking noise when you chew, speak, or yawn; you may even experience pain and discomfort during these […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
the doctor and our team at Riverside Family Dental believe everyone’s smile should be a something they can be proud of. Most of us aren’t born with naturally perfect teeth, though, so it’s fortunate that cosmetic dentistry and veneers make it possible to achieve the smile of your dreams! Dental veneers are a great option […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say no to an energy or sports drink. That’s why the doctor and our team want to make sure you know the effects that energy […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It's the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and the doctor and our team at Riverside Family Dental are sure that you’ll soon be thinking about Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving plans in no time. But wait! First, we want […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring the country's workers and their contributions to the strength of our country as a whole. How Labor Day Started There is actually some debate as […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
In the eyes of most parents, nothing is cuter than their baby’s smile. Did you know your little one’s smile (that is, his or her oral health) actually plays a huge role in determining the child’s overall well-being? In order to keep your youngster healthy and smiling, you need to know when and how to […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Many people suffer through headaches for years without getting to the root cause of their problem. If you find yourself constantly popping painkillers to get through the day, it might be worth a trip to see a medical professional – but it may not be the person you think. Talking to the doctor can be […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Our team at Riverside Family Dental will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known as “toothbrush abrasion,” over brushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums, not to mention the wearing down of the protective layers of your tooth […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
A dental office on the cutting edge of technology offers numerous benefits to its patients. Whether you are in need of a simple cleaning or extensive restorative work, these technologies will help you stay more comfortable and give you better results than the outdated tools used in many offices. Here are some of the technologies […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
You may have heard this term the first time you or a friend got your wisdom teeth. That makes sense, as wisdom teeth are the teeth most often impacted in teenagers and young adults. But other permanent teeth can be impacted as well. What exactly do we mean by “impacted teeth,” and what can we […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Imagine this scenario: you go to the dentist to have a cavity filled, and an hour after the procedure you have a runny nose, scratchy throat, and your arms are breaking out in blotchy, red hives. In other words, you’re in worse shape after the visit to the dentist than you were before you walked […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
The wisdom teeth are the last of the permanent molars to emerge from the gums. This can occur as early as age 17 or as late as 21. Though some teens and young adults experience a completely normal tooth eruption with ideally aligned molars that pose no health threat, this is not the case for […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Summer brings sunshine and warm weather, and many of our patients begin thinking about brightening their smiles this time of year. A whiter smile is one just one visit away at Riverside Family Dental! Teeth whitening is safe, quick, and inexpensive. It can be used to correct many tooth discolorations which may have been caused […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While your fellow revelers eat hot dogs and wave flags, you can impress them by sharing these fascinating facts and historical tidbits about some of our […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have to find a way to make light of the nocturnal annoyance. Snoring can become more than just an irritating nighttime disturbance, however. It can be the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Father’s Day is coming up, and, just in case your dad has enough ties, we have some gifting suggestions for you. Here’s a selection of gifts large and small tailored to your dad’s interests and his dental health. If your dad is happiest out camping, or his most relaxed at the lake fishing, or gets rid of […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
School’s out for the summer, and it’s great to have the kids home. After all, they deserve a break after all their hard work. And you want to keep their vacation happy, relaxing, and fun—without letting them spend those summer months cooling off with sugary treats. What are some of your options for healthy hot […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
In dentistry, there are a wide variety of treatments, everything from elective procedures to those that are necessary and potentially lifesaving. So given the slew of treatment options, how do you choose what’s right for you? Our experts at Riverside Family Dental have handpicked the three must-have procedures that we believe can benefit nearly every […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
“The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American flags being waved in the air on a beautiful day in late May, that is what Memorial Day is all about. It is a […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Your teeth were once naturally white and bright. Wouldn't it be great to keep them that way all of your life? Unfortunately, everyday living can dim our smiles. Food, coffee, some juices, and soft drinks can stain your teeth. Poor brushing and flossing can also leave tooth stains. Injuries to teeth or gums can cause […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
the doctor and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real time while we examine your mouth with an intraoral camera and upload the images to a software program. A chairside computer monitor lets you see […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Mother’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking for some different gifting ideas for one of the most important people in your life, we have some suggestions for you. Here are a variety of gifts large and small tailored to your mom’s interests and chosen to support her dental health. After all, that’s what we’re […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
With so many toothpastes available in so many price ranges, it can be difficult to be sure you are selecting the right one for your needs. You need a product that not only protects against tooth decay, but also addresses any special concerns that the doctor and our team have raised. Look for the American […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized around the world to bring attention and education to global environmental issues. Conserving our natural resources, reducing water and air pollution, and developing green technologies are all ways in which […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
If you are considering a denture, you might be wondering about the different options to choose from. What will work best for you? Which one should you choose? These are all great questions that Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni at Riverside Family Dental in Clinton Township, MI, wants to help you with.   You might need a […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Mouthwashes are commonly used as a part of a daily oral care regimen. Not only do they freshen breath, but some are capable of improving dental health too. Using a mouthwash daily can rinse fine debris away and out of reach while brushing. It can also make the teeth and gums more resilient to decay […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan office, now is an excellent time to schedule one. Regular visits to Riverside Family Dental can be the first line of defense against oral cancer, by identifying early warning signs of the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
When we don’t keep up with our dental hygiene, plaque buildup can result in three kinds of cavities. Pit and fissure cavities are found on the tops of molars, where food particles get stuck in the irregular surfaces. Smooth surface cavities are located on the smooth sides of teeth. Wait. Top, all around the sides—what’s […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Whenever you brush, morning, evening, or any time in between, if you want the freshest breath and cleanest […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. The saint arrived in Ireland in 432 and earned the reputation of a champion of Irish Christianity. March 17th, the day […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It might seem like you’ve gotten a great night’s sleep—but why aren’t you well rested? Worse, why are you waking up with: If you suffer from any or all of these symptoms, you might be one of the millions of people who have a sleep-related disorder called bruxism, better known as teeth grinding. There are […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Capturing the Moment At Riverside Family Dental we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details can be. Things like having complementary colors, the right location, show-stopping flowers, and delicious food are all a big part of planning your […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
One of the most frequent questions that the doctor and our team hear is about what kinds of snacks are best for a child’s dental health. Sugary snacks are inevitable sometimes, but it’s vital for you as a parent to monitor how frequently your child is eating the kinds of snacks that may give him […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Did you know that Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and oral cancer are linked? This information may prevent you or a loved one from suffering from oral cancer if a diagnosis is made early. the doctor and our team want you to understand how you can prevent the spread of oral cancer and protect yourself if […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time by secretly marrying men and their brides after the emperor had made it illegal to marry. Emperor Claudius II did this because he wanted as […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been established, but there are multiple theories to explain the link between heart disease and periodontal disease. One theory suggests that oral bacteria may affect heart […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? You’re not alone bad breath or Halitosis happens to everyone, at one time or another. If you have chronic bad breath there could be a number of reasons, including: The good news is, none of the causes of bad breath are serious, and […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
At Riverside Family Dental, we know that hormones affect a woman's mood, but did you know they can also impact the health of a woman’s mouth? Women are susceptible to gum disease at different times in their lives, and research shows that hormonal highs and lows are part of the problem. According to studies, there […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
If your idea of camping is a quiet walk through the woods before returning to your rustic hotel, your regular brushing habits will be perfect for your trip. But if you are hiking into the mountains with your tent, backpack, and camp food, the doctor and our team have some suggestions to adapt your dental […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to help you meet your goal. This is probably the easiest –and most cost effective!—item on our list. If you leave the water running while you […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Gaining, losing, or maintaining your current weight. More fruits and veggies. Better proteins. Less sugar. Fewer carbs. You want to make this new year your […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it after eating certain foods. Enamel is an extremely hard mineral on the exterior of each of your teeth. It’s actually the hardest substance in the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Most people know when they have a cavity—they can either see it on their tooth or... ouch! They can feel it! But there are certain things that many of our patients don't know about cavities that could save them a trip to our CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan office! 1. Not all sugars are created equal It's […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Riverside Family Dental and Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni can provide help for a multitude of oral health issues. For example, they can provide root canals in Clinton Township, MI, to help with various typical problems. But is this surgery right for you? First, let's break down a few of the most common symptoms that you need this […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no one wants to start off their New Year’s Resolutions with “Get Cavities Filled.” How to survive the sweetest of seasons with enamel and fillings intact? […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Inflamed gums are a fairly common dental issue, but unfortunately, many people don't take the problem seriously enough. If you ignore inflamed gums and continue your usual routine, you could be encouraging a much more severe inflammation problem, and the pain that goes along with that. Fortunately, it is quite easy to relieve inflamed gums […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
At Riverside Family Dental we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter at the holiday dinner table and help create some great conversation with friends and family. The Turkey There is no historical evidence that turkey was […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Brushing your teeth properly removes the food particles and bacteria that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. However, you do not want to scrub your teeth or gums heavily. A heavy hand can lead to tooth and gum erosion, as the doctor and our staff see all too often. You should also use […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It’s understandable that kids would rather be playing outside or watching their favorite movie instead of doing a “boring” task like brushing their teeth. But there are ways to make brushing fun for your son or daughter, and encourage healthy oral hygiene habits early on! the doctor and our team have a few tricks that […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and flu season, and you’re one of the unfortunate people who’s caught whatever it is that’s been going around. While you’re recuperating, here are some tips […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the "old days" it wasn't even called Halloween! Festival of the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
When you’re dealing with decay and damage in your smile, it can be really frustrating if you’ve caught it fairly late. You can avoid letting decay worsen and become more severe by visiting your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings. Your dentist, Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni at Riverside Family Dental in Clinton Township, MI, can help […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Your dashboard lights up when you need an oil change. Your smoke detector beeps when you need to switch out the batteries. But when it’s time to replace your toothbrush, you’re on your own. Luckily, there are several not-too-subtle clues that you should be shopping for a new model. Is your toothbrush looking a bit […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient comes back to receive care after an extended period of time. After a while, small dental concerns or issues can grow into an unexpected journey […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around trying to spread peanut butter on sandwiches, answer your cell phone, remove the dog hair from your clothes, and make sure your child has completed […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
A as in Ascorbic Acid Ascorbic acid is just another name for vitamin C, which is one of the so-called “essential nutrients.” These are nutrients that are necessary for our bodies to function properly, and which must be supplied through our diets. Why is ascorbic acid essential? First and foremost, because we have to have […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
At Riverside Family Dental, we work to find a dental plan that will work best and most effectively for you. But we’ve found that three treatments tend to be the most common and useful. If you ever find yourself in any of the following situations, we suggest you look at these options. If you’ve lost […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Toothpaste no longer comes in simple choices of fluoride and fresh breath. Paste is not even the only option! You can choose gel forms and even some with ribbons of color and flavor. With so many varieties available, it may be difficult to know which features or combinations of ingredients are best for your mouth. […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are a few essential reminders to help your child begin the school year with a healthy smile. It never hurts to review the basics before the […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last chance to barbeque in the beautiful CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan community, head to the lake, and wear your favorite pair of white pants. About Labor Day […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Whether it’s a broken tooth or injured gums, a dental emergency can interfere with eating, speaking, or other day-to-day activities. According to the American Dental Association , you can sometimes prevent dental emergencies like these by avoiding the use of your teeth as tools or by giving up hard foods and candies. Even if you […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Great question! Yes, in fact, tooth decay is preventable! Decay, which is caused by sugars left in your child’s mouth, can turn into an acid, which in turn can break down his or her teeth. Children are at high risk for tooth decay for a simple reason: many children and adolescents tend to be lax […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
What do we know about osteoporosis? We may know that this disease makes the bones more brittle and vulnerable. We may know that osteoporosis is the cause of many a broken hip or curved spine as we age. We may even know that, for a number of reasons, women are far more likely to develop […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes to healthy hydration. Which beverages shouldn’t have a prime spot in your cooler when you’re wearing braces or aligners? You’re probably not surprised to find soft drinks […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Most of us know that unpleasant feeling. You’re happily enjoying an icy milkshake with lunch or having a piping hot cappuccino break, and suddenly an innocent binge turns to cringe—your tooth sensitivity has crossed another item off the menu. If heat, cold, even the act of brushing cause you tooth discomfort, we have solutions for […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
When it comes to gum disease and your child, it’s a good news/bad news situation. The very good news is that children rarely suffer from advanced gum disease, or periodontitis. The not-so-good news? Early gum disease, called gingivitis, is unfortunately an all-too-common childhood problem. Childhood gingivitis has the same causes and symptoms as the adult […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Oral health is an important and often overlooked component of an older person’s general health and well-being. the doctor and our team know that for many of our older patients, oral health can become an issue when arthritis or other neurological problems render them unable to brush or floss their teeth as effectively as they […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other equipment you’ve collected over the school year (that’s where that other shoe went!), be sure to keep one item handy: your mouthguard. Team and contact […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Americans love to celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence! Today we're devoting the Riverside Family Dental blog to some fun facts about the Fourth! […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Parents are usually expert at taking care of their children’s injuries. You know how to disinfect a cut, soothe a bump on the head, and apply a bandage faster than you can blink. But what happens if your child suffers a dental injury? Teeth can get broken, knocked out, or displaced from a forceful impact, […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Having a nice, bright smile can affect the way you look, and in turn, improve how you feel about yourself. With the help of the doctor to provide you with a whitening treatment, you won’t have to be afraid to show your smile any longer. It’s been shown that the first thing people typically notice […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Dental crowns from your dentist in Clinton Township, MI, can rescue your smile. As you age, your smile ages with you, often resulting in tooth wear, damaged tooth structure, and other issues. Dental crowns can restore a more youthful smile. You can have excellent chewing function without worrying about breaking your fillings or teeth. You […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
How dentures from your dentist in Clinton Township, MI can help you and your smile. If you are embarrassed because of missing teeth, it’s time to get your smile back with dentures! Today’s dentures give you the beautiful smile you want, plus the excellent chewing ability you need. Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni at Riverside Family Dental […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Your dentist might have said you need dental implants. While implants are great for improving a smile, they seem to be a little of a challenge for a person who is curious about caring for your implants. Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni offers oral implants at Riverside Family Dental in Clinton Township, MI. We are going to […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
From enhancing your smile to improving the condition of your overall oral health, dental crowns have got you covered. Dental crowns are essentially “caps” or coverings that are placed on teeth that need some improvements. They resemble the precise shape and color of your teeth and can restore its full functionality.  Here at Riverside Family […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
At Riverside Family Dental, our dentist, Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni is dedicated to maintaining the oral health of his patients. To learn more about enhancing yours, visit our Clinton Township, MI, office today. Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene According to research, one-in-four Americans fail to visit the dentist annually, and at least 75% of the population […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Find out why you might require root canal therapy from our Clinton Township office A root canal isn’t an elective procedure, but one that our Clinton Township, MI, dentist, Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni, will recommend if you are dealing with an infected or damaged tooth. Of course, it’s also important to recognize the warning signs so […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Nothing beats real teeth for appearance, biting, chewing, and bone health. However, if you lose one or more teeth, you have a wonderful way to fill gaps and keep your jaw strong. Rebuild your smile with dental implants from Riverside Family Dental in Clinton Township, MI. Offered by your dentist, Dr. Ramakrishna Nallapaneni, read on […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Your smile is one of the first things that someone notices about you, and a missing tooth or multiple teeth can put a damper on that first impression.  Dental implants are artificial tooth roots used to support a restoration for a missing tooth or teeth, helping to stop or prevent jaw bone loss.  By replacing […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Clinton Township, Michigan area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice. As we […]
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Feb, 07, 2023
Why Invisalign®? Unfortunately, as we age, inevitable changes take place in our mouths. Our teeth can be affected by grinding and clenching and become worn down. Our gum line can recede, not only due to periodontal disease but also from years of brushing, chewing or both. Another side-effect of time is something called mesial drift. […]
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At Riverside Family Dental, our mission is to help residents of Clinton Township, Mount Clemens, Chesterfield, Harrison Township, and Roosevelt attain their ideal smiles. We do this with a gentle touch and a friendly, patient-centered approach to dentistry. Our team of dentist in Clinton Township, MI, is dedicated to not only meeting your dental needs but also going above and beyond to surpass your expectations. Your dream smile is our goal.
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