Are Sweets Always Bad for Teeth?

What is your favorite dessert? Is it cheesecake? Maybe a slice of apple pie? Naturally, desserts come with a load of sugars, to top off a wonderful course. However, sugar is widely known to come with harmful effects to your teeth, leading to the most...

River Street Family Dental cares about our community

Today, more than ever, mental issue is truly a topic of discussion. As a country, we have deeply felt the impact violent and non-violent acts such as mass shootings and suicides one way or another. Check up on your loved ones, have a conversation, le...

This week we honor Anti-Bullying Week

This week we honor Anti-Bullying Week. It is important to recognize the issues that are created by the effects of bullying. Everyone can be affected by bullying, whether they are the bullies themselves, those that are bullied, and even those who witn...

Guess how many – October

It’s that time again! Can you guess how many are in the jar? Winner’s drawn on Halloween! Good luck! 👻🎃...

Spooky Treats for a Healthy Smile

Halloween, All-Hallow’s Eve, or in some circles All Saint’s Day or Samhain, has been an American holiday since well before children started the trend of trick-or-treating after World War II. Colonial children regularly played pranks (tric...

Mouth guards prevents injuries – River Street Family Dental

It was a beautiful day out on Sunday September 22 when the Mattapan Patriots played against the Dorchester Eagles. What a kickoff to the season! Football is only one of many sports that require equipment to protect from bodily injury. Of those pieces...

River Street Family Dental – spreading smiles is what we do

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, did you know that 92% of adults have had a cavity at some point in their lives? What a staggering number but the deeper question is are you really surprised? Children should be ...

River Street Family Dental – back to school event

A child that is well prepared for school with supplies is more likely to succeed than one without any tools to learn. Special thanks to Mattapan Heights for hosting River Street Family Dental, we were all able to help give away a variety of school su...

Boston gets another chance to enjoy a successful carnival celebration

Once again, Boston gets another chance to enjoy a successful carnival celebration. This year among the thousands of attendees from near and far were Dr. Leo Whitworth, Commissioner William G. Gross and Dr. Cal B. Whitworth. Dr. Leo Whitworth, native ...

Seniors’ Oral Health: Why Elderly Dental Care Is Important

Everyone needs to be active in preventing oral health complications, but seniors are at a higher risk of complications. As you get older, you may notice changes in your oral health and a harder-to-control level of oral hygiene. With consistent care f...

Kickoff to Summer Party!

Come join us in some summertime fun with some music, ice cream, games, face painting, and more! When:Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1 PM – 4 PM Where: River Street Family Dental, 542 River Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts 02126 Facebook event: https://www...

Happy Easter from River Street Family Dental

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter! May all the blessings, love and happiness shine down on you and your loved ones. Enjoy some yummy treats, but don’t forget to take care of your teeth!...

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