Restorative Dentistry

Troubleshooting problems with braces

Troubleshooting Guide for Braces and Invisalign

Navigating your child’s orthodontic care at home When your child is going through orthodontic treatment, it’s natural to want to do everything you can to ensure that they get the best possible results. After all, you want them to end up with a smile that’s as healthy as it is beautiful—one they’ll feel confident in…

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Do I need a dental crown or a filling

5 Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown

The versatility of dental crowns allows them to treat many oral health issues. Dental crowns are tooth-shaped dental restorations that fit over a natural tooth to protect and restore it. They can be made using a range of materials, from metal or gold to porcelain or ceramic, and each crown is custom-made to ensure that…

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Here's what you should know about dental injury

See the Dentist ASAP If You Have a Dental Injury

Don’t wait to treat a dental injury. If you’ve received a dental injury, you should make an appointment to see your dentist as soon as you can to make sure there is no permanent damage. Just like any other part of your body, an early diagnosis and prompt treatment is your best bet to avoid…

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Cracked, Chipped, or Broken Tooth? Here’s What We Can Do

Do you need emergency dental care for a broken tooth? It can be scary and painful when a tooth cracks, chips, or breaks, but at River Walk Dental we are here to help when you need us. You can call us if you need emergency dental care for a painful crack or break in a…

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There are so many Invisalign advantages

9 Reasons Our Patients Say They Love Invisalign

Invisalign: Your Path to a Straighter Smile Without the Braces Both teens and adults are using Invisalign to achieve straighter smiles on their own terms. Read on to learn about the nine benefits they commonly cite as their main reasons for choosing Invisalign. 1. The Look One of the big Invisalign advantages is that it…

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Dentures vs. dental implants

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: What’s the Difference?

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Find your perfect smile restoration solution. Experiencing tooth loss can feel overwhelming, especially if you’ve lost or will be losing most or all of your natural teeth. Extensive damage or decay and tissue trauma from periodontitis are common reasons why natural teeth have to be removed. Although a dentist can only…

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There are treatments for periodontal disease

Treating Advanced Periodontal Disease

Gum disease: It’s one of the leading causes of tooth loss. Gum (or periodontal) disease is common, but it’s serious. Periodontal disease starts by eating away at the soft tissues in your mouth, and after a while it goes on to destroy surrounding bone, causing irreversible damage.  The key is to detect periodontal disease in…

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Steps on how to cure gingivitis

How to Stop Gingivitis Before it Progresses to Gum Disease

Gingivitis can be cured, if it has not progressed too far. Act early.  If you’ve heard us here at River Walk Dental use this term before, you might be wondering what it means. It’s just a fancy term that’s used for the first stage of gum disease. Broken down, the word means, “inflammation of the…

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Should you get Invisalign or braces

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is Best for You?

Choose the right treatment option for you. Your smile is a vital part of how you communicate with the world and—more importantly—how you view yourself. As a result, when you’re looking into getting orthodontic care, it’s natural to want the best option out there. Invisalign has become incredibly popular lately, with many people singing its…

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It's time to fix your malocclusion

Common Bite Problems That Braces Can Fix

Treating Malocclusion in Children Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite are two frequently seen dental issues in children of all ages, especially in the early developmental stage as baby teeth are lost and adult teeth begin to erupt. Braces are the most common treatment option to solve cases of malocclusion. Here are answers to questions…

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