Tips and Techniques for Maintaining Your Crown

A crown represents a significant investment in the form and function of your tooth. When properly cared for, it has the potential to last a lifetime. While a crown is not subject to tooth decay like the enamel of your natural teeth, it will require regular brushing and flossing. Over... Read more »

6 Tips For A Better Brush

You know that brushing your teeth is imperative to a healthy smile, but do you know the correct way to brush your teeth? Here are a few tips to follow if you want to brush your teeth well. Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes time. Following this... Read more »

Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Your Child

Encouraging good oral hygiene habits in your child when they are young helps start them off on the right foot for the rest of their lives. It’s also worth noting that if one of your child’s primary teeth develops a large area of tooth decay it might need to be... Read more »

Restoring Your Tooth’s Cosmetic Appearance with a Crown

If one or more of the teeth in your smile has been damaged by chips or small fractures and you are interested in having it cosmetically restored. For some people dental veneers can improve imperfections in your smile. However, if one or more teeth have extensive damage in the enamel... Read more »

Dental Care: Knowing Which Dental Filling is Best For You

Do you have a tooth that has been attacked by decay? If so, we are here to help you with a dental filling! There are many dental fillings available in the dental world today, including: • Silver (Amalgam) Filling: A silver amalgam filling is a common restoration that can withstand... Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Help You Be Healthier

Healthy teeth allow us to eat nutrient-rich foods. While removable dentures may resemble the appearance of real teeth, unfortunately, they aren’t nearly as effective at their primary role: chewing food. Malnutrition is sometimes a problem among denture-wearers because they find eating with replacement teeth to be uncomfortable or even painful.... Read more »

How Dr. Riley Became a Dentist

Dr. Kaitilin Riley did not come from a background in dentistry. In fact, no one in her family has ever worked in dentistry or any field related to health care. Dr. Riley’s journey to become a dentist began in Hong Kong, where as a very young child, she was abandoned... Read more »

Foods That Can Promote Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Most people are well aware of the fact that consuming candy, soft drinks and other sweets can increase their chances of developing problems with tooth decay and gum disease. While it’s wise to avoid these foods or at least enjoy them in moderation, there are other foods which can also... Read more »

Teach Your Children: Reading, Writing, Flossing

“Look both ways before crossing the street.” “Never talk to strangers.” “Don’t stick your fingers into electrical outlets.” “Eat your vegetables.” “Don’t touch the burners on the stove.” “Brush your teeth.” Parents are great at teaching their children these vital life lessons that preserve the well-being of their little ones.... Read more »

Invisalign for Adults with Minor Alignment Issues

Invisalign is a brand of clear plastic aligners popular with many adults to help adjust minor alignment issues for a better smile. The dental professionals at Kaitilin Riley DDS are trained to help you best define and meet your alignment goals. The initial consultation Dr. Kaitilin Riley will examine your... Read more »