River Bend Dental Blog

How to Make your Veneers Last as Long as Possible

April 19, 2023

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person with veneers sitting by window and smiling

When you invest in dental veneers, it’s important to take steps to keep them in optimal condition. Proper care and maintenance can help prolong the lifespan of your veneers and keep your smile looking its best. Fortunately, there are a few simple guidelines that you can follow to ensure that your veneers remain durable, stain-free, and aesthetically pleasing for years to come. Read on to learn what they are.


Instant Orthodontics: How Veneers Can Straighten Your Teeth

February 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — riverbenddental @ 7:53 pm
a young adult with a very white smile

There are a lot of adults that are unhappy with how crooked their teeth are but decide there isn’t anything they can do about it. They can’t stand the idea of getting braces but still want to straighten their smile.

If you’re in that situation, you may be happy to hear that there are other ways to get fix crooked teeth. For example, veneers can be used to give you a smile comparable to braces without the need for long-term orthodontic treatment. If that sounds interesting, here’s a little bit more information about how the treatment can be used in this way.


What Toothpaste Should I Use on My Veneers?

January 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — riverbenddental @ 5:34 pm
Portrait of someone brushing their teeth

When you get your veneers put on, you’ll be surprised at how good they’ll make you feel. Being able to bring the smile you dreamed up with your dentist into reality is incredibly satisfying.

You probably want to keep your veneers looking good for as long as possible, which is pretty easy to do but requires a little bit of know-how. For one, you need to be aware of certain kinds of toothpaste you ought to avoid. Here’s a guide to the toothpaste you should use on your veneers.


The Stages, Treatment, and Prevention of Oral Cancer

October 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — riverbenddental @ 3:25 pm
Oral cancer screen next to physician's supplies

The American Cancer Society estimates that roughly 54,000 cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in 2022 alone. While you may be aware of the common symptoms (i.e., red patches on the inside of your mouth, a mouth sore that won’t heal, difficulty swallowing), it’s important to be familiar with the stages, treatment options, and prevention tactics as well. To learn more about each of these important factors, read on!


Here’s How You Can Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits in 2022

September 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — riverbenddental @ 6:21 pm
Woman smiling before dental checkup

Since your dental insurance is a monthly investment, you naturally want to utilize your benefits to the fullest. Otherwise, you’ll end up leaving valuable dollars on the table each year. Since many plans reset on January 1st, there are only a few months left to maximize your remaining coverage. For a few tips on how, read on!