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Esthetic Dentistry – What it is, Types, and What to Expect

Esthetic Dentistry – What it is, Types, and What to Expect

Are you wanting to improve the look and functionality of your smile? Having a smile you can show off to the world can improve your self-image and allow you to show how you truly feel to others....
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What to Expect Before and After Dental Implants

What to Expect Before and After Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great option to replace irreparably damaged and missing teeth. But, if you’ve never had a dental implant before, you may be wondering what to expect before and after dental...
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Addressing the Most Common Myths About Dental Veneers

Addressing the Most Common Myths About Dental Veneers

Are you looking for a way to upgrade your smile and be more confident in the look of your teeth? Veneers are one of the most commonly used and optimal cosmetic dental treatments for upgrading the...
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What are Dental Veneers? Uses, Treatment Process, and Care

What are Dental Veneers? Uses, Treatment Process, and Care

If you are wanting to improve the function or look of your smile, you may be wondering about dental veneers. But, what are dental veneers, who are the best candidates for this type of cosmetic...
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What to Expect From Dermal Filler Injections at the Dentist

What to Expect From Dermal Filler Injections at the Dentist

Dermal filler injections have long been a standard practice for cosmetic treatments. They’re a great option for quickly and simply smoothening age lines on the skin of the face. But, due to...
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What Can I Expect From an Initial Dental visit at Riverbend Family Dentistry?

What Can I Expect From an Initial Dental visit at Riverbend Family Dentistry?

Many people have anxiety about going to the dentist. So, it can be helpful for them to know what to expect when it comes to going to the dentist. At Riverbend Family Dentistry, when we first see new...
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Who’s a Good Candidate for Professional Teeth Whitening?

Who’s a Good Candidate for Professional Teeth Whitening?

Do you have a big event coming up and are wanting your pearly whites to be just that - white? Whatever your reasoning for wanting a whiter smile, professional teeth whitening is the best way to...
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How to Choose a Dentist – 5 Things to Consider

How to Choose a Dentist – 5 Things to Consider

Has your dentist retired? Do you have recently had a child that needs their first dental checkup? Have you just moved to South Florida and are looking for a new dentist? Whatever your reason for...
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Dental Crowns and Bridges – What Issues do They Repair?

Dental Crowns and Bridges – What Issues do They Repair?

Do you have a missing or broken tooth? While there are many options for restoring missing and broken teeth, dental crowns and bridges are a go-to method as they’re reliable, natural-looking, and...
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3 of the Most Frequently Treated Dental Emergencies

3 of the Most Frequently Treated Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can be frightening to those who experience them. But, it’s important to understand what a dental emergency is so that, if you experience one, you know when to get immediate help....
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5 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign Treatment

5 Things to Know Before Getting Invisalign Treatment

If you don’t like the look of your smile because your teeth are misaligned, you may have considered orthodontics. But, if you don’t want to sport the look of braces, you may be interested in...
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What Is Gum Recession and how is it Treated?

What Is Gum Recession and how is it Treated?

Do you feel that your gums have shrunk over time? Do you notice that your teeth look more elongated than they have in the past? Are you experiencing increased sensitivity? If so, you may be suffering...
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Preventing Plaque Buildup on Teeth After Dental Cleanings

Preventing Plaque Buildup on Teeth After Dental Cleanings

Dental checkups are a great way to ensure that your teeth and gums are staying healthy. They allow your dental hygienist to take a look at your oral health and measure whether or not you need dental...
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Are Dental Implants Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are Dental Implants Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

Dental implants are a way to address cracked, broken, and even missing teeth with a permanent and beautiful replacement that looks and functions like the real thing. Missing and broken teeth can...
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Choosing Dr. Austin Mautner as Your Smile Makeover Dentist

Choosing Dr. Austin Mautner as Your Smile Makeover Dentist

Not happy with your smile? A smile makeover dentist is a dentist who offers a number of cosmetic dentistry services in order to create a brand-new, beautiful smile for patients who are wanting to...
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Teeth and Gums

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Do you want to make some new year's resolutions that involve maintaining and improving your health? Healthy teeth and gums aren’t just about dental health, but your overall health as well. So, if...
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After Getting Dentures – Taking Care of Your New Dentures

After Getting Dentures – Taking Care of Your New Dentures

Dentures are a great solution for many who have dealt with a significant amount of dental issues. They allow people that have suffered from dental problems to get their functionality and smile back....
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Help! I Lost My Filling! What to do About a Lost Filling

Help! I Lost My Filling! What to do About a Lost Filling

It can be frightening and even overwhelming when a filling falls out or you come across an issue with a filling. Whether you’ve had for a while or just got it, losing a filling is something that...
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Why are my Gums Changing Color and What Can I Do About It?

Why are my Gums Changing Color and What Can I Do About It?

Have you noticed that your gums are changing color? Are you worried that the health of your gums or teeth is in jeopardy? Sometimes, gums change color for a number of reasons that aren’t of...
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Botox Injections for TMJ Disorder | Now Available at Riverbend

Botox Injections for TMJ Disorder | Now Available at Riverbend

TMJ disorder causes pain in the jaw that can lead to debilitating headaches or muscle pains that can impact daily life. For people who are living with this condition and have tried other treatment...
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What’s the Difference Between General Family and Cosmetic Dentistry?

What’s the Difference Between General Family and Cosmetic Dentistry?

There are different types of dentistry to meet different types of dental needs. At Riverbend Family Dentistry, we offer a number of family and cosmetic dentistry services to provide a wide range of...
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What are Dental Implants and How do I Choose the Best Dentist for Them?

What are Dental Implants and How do I Choose the Best Dentist for Them?

Dental implants are a great resource for helping individuals who have lost teeth, experienced breaking or cracking of teeth, or need to address decaying or infected teeth. They’re strong,...
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What to Avoid to Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums

What to Avoid to Maintain Healthy Teeth and Gums

Did you know that there are certain foods and drinks that are bad for your teeth and others that are good? Part of maintaining healthy teeth and gums is knowing what things you can ingest to promote...
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Determining When to Use an Emergency Dental Office

Determining When to Use an Emergency Dental Office

When you’re experiencing mouth pain, any and all help may be welcomed assistance. However, it can be challenging to understand if you're dealing with a dental emergency. So, what are the scenarios...
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Do Cracked Teeth Heal? Knowing More About Cracks in Teeth

Do Cracked Teeth Heal? Knowing More About Cracks in Teeth

Having a cracked tooth can seem daunting. If you’ve found yourself with a cracked tooth, you may be wondering, ‘do cracked teeth heal?’. Find out if a crack in a tooth can heal on its own or if...
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The Best Oral Care Practices for Clean Teeth

The Best Oral Care Practices for Clean Teeth

Most people are taught how to clean their teeth when they’re very young. And, start implementing cleaning practices from the start of their life. But, what many people don’t know is that the...
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Identifying Early Signs of Gum Disease and What to do About It

Identifying Early Signs of Gum Disease and What to do About It

Periodontal disease, often referred to as gum disease, is a common issue people face, but many don’t understand the importance of noticing signs of this disease early. Catching periodontal disease...
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Should I Get Veneers? Determining the Best Candidates

Should I Get Veneers? Determining the Best Candidates

You may have seen celebrities or even friends get a complete smile upgrade and wonder, “what’s the secret?”. In many cases, the answer is veneers. This dental aesthetic solution is available to...
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Plaque and Tartar – Identifying the Difference and Methods of Prevention

Plaque and Tartar – Identifying the Difference and Methods of Prevention

While plaque and tartar are similar, there are some differences between the two. Knowing the difference between these two dental buildup substances can help you with better preventative oral care....
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Dental Sedation Medications and Options to Consider for Your Treatment

Dental Sedation Medications and Options to Consider for Your Treatment

At Riverbend Family Dentistry, our priority is to ensure patient comfort. We know that many people dread going to the dentist. For most, this dread comes from fear of pain and discomfort during...
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Turning Digital: New Dental Radiography Used in Dentistry

Turning Digital: New Dental Radiography Used in Dentistry

Digital dental radiography was once known only as x-rays. They are used for a number of different dentistry techniques. Often, they allow dentists to determine an appropriate diagnosis and the best...
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What’s a FAGD Dentist and What Does That Mean for our Patients?

What’s a FAGD Dentist and What Does That Mean for our Patients?

Here at Riverbend Family Dentistry, our team keeps patient care as their priority. Our dental specialists are highly trained and experienced to provide the best patient experience. That’s why our...
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Some of the Faces you can Expect to Meet at the Dentist

Some of the Faces you can Expect to Meet at the Dentist

When you go to the dentist, there are a number of faces you’ll interact with during your visit. All of the various team members that make up a dental practice are crucial to ensuring that patient...
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