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Virtual Consultations Available for Cosmetic Dentistry

At the request of the American Dental Association (ADA), we are not performing cosmetic dentistry and other elective dental procedures during the current novel coronavirus pandemic. This is both to help stop the spread of the virus, and to let us handle more emergency dentistry patients so that hospital emergency departments can [...]

After You Quit Tobacco, It’s Time to Repair the Damage

Smoking and smokeless tobacco use result in many serious health effects, including damage to your teeth and gums. One of the most common effects is receding gums. Receding gums, pain, and bleeding gums from dip often inspire people to quit smokeless tobacco. It's one of the most common New Year's resolutions. Quitting is a challenge, [...]

7 Signs You Might Want Smile Rejuvenation

At Rice Dentistry, we’re happy when we can maintain our patients’ smiles with routine care and perhaps a little teeth whitening to help their smile stay brilliant. However, we’re prepared to deal with the most severe cases of dental damage, wear, and aging through our comprehensive full mouth rejuvenation procedure. This [...]

6 Invisalign Hacks to Make Your Experience Better

Most people think that the experience with Invisalign is much better than with traditional braces, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be better. Now with these six Invisalign hacks, you can actually enjoy Invisalign even more. A word about getting Invisalign hacks from Reddit. Some of the tips are good, but many of [...]

5 Causes of Tooth Gaps and How to Treat Them

Are you unhappy with the appearance of gaps in your smile? If so, you might be considering treatment options to close the gaps. However, the best option for closing the gaps in your smile depends on the cause of the gaps. Here are five different types of gaps and how best to close them.  Best [...]