Sometimes, you wonder if the thing you’re worried about in regard to your smile is something worth bringing to our attention. When you’re on the fence, your Riverside dentist always suggests that you come in to see us. Coming in to find out that everything is perfectly fine is always preferable over keeping it to yourself and learning later that a problem was brewing and causing damage. So, to get started on some things that you may not feel sure you should bring to our Riverside, CA team’s attention (but that you certainly should), let’s head down a path of terms beginning with “S” as in…if you need care, it’s a sure thing that you should see us!


Are you worried about sharpness? What seems to be the problem? In many instances, we find that patients deal with a chipped tooth that is quite sharp or a pointed tooth that has significant stabbing or catching power! You don’t want to deal with sharp texture in your mouth because it will lead to injury for your softer tissues. This is certainly worth examining, so contact your Riverside dentist! Remember that we offer quick cosmetic solutions like contouring to smooth out rough or sharp problem areas.


You might want to pull your blankets up over your head and pretend that you don’t have a swelling problem. However, if you notice any type of inflammation (and it’s not from accidentally eating hot pizza or a sharp chip) that isn’t going away, it is more than worth bringing this to our attention. Your Riverside dentist reminds you that swollen tissue often points to issues like gum disease or infection, which require immediate attention to protect your oral health.


Sort of embarrassed to ask us about a space or two in your smile but you aren’t very happy about them? Tell us! Spaces can cause all sorts of problems, in addition to the fact that you may find them embarrassing. They can also trap food, your tongue, and make it harder to maintain a clean smile. Call us to schedule a checkup! We offer bonding and other treatments for improvement.

See Us For Any Problems

When you experience new symptoms, old problems, or anything in between, remember that scheduling time to meet with your Riverside dentist is always going to be to your oral health’s benefit! Give us a call in Riverside, CA to schedule a consultation with your dentist. We are proud to serve patients from Riverside, Temecula, Moreno Valley, Corona, and all surrounding California communities. To schedule an appointment, contact one of the following locations nearest to you:

Riverside Dental Group at Magnolia in Riverside, CA at (951) 689-5031.

Dental Associates of Moreno Valley in Moreno Valley, CA at (951) 697-6800.

Riverside Dental Group at Woodcrest in Riverside, CA at (951) 776-9001.

Oasis Family Dental in Temecula, CA at (951) 695-2290.

Dental Associates of Riverside in Riverside, CA at (951) 369-1001.

Dental Associates of Corona in Corona, CA at (951) 273-9580.