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River Run Dental Collecting Items for Ronald McDonald House

This holiday season, River Run Dental is partering with the Ronald McDonald House in Richmond to collect much needed items for the house. Donations will be accepted from November 28th through December 23rd. You can help families staying at the Ronald McDonald House and the Ronald McDonald Family Room by donating items from the following wish list: Kitchen Trash Bags Dish Towels Disposable Forks/Spoons Cooking Utensils Tupperware Dish Towels Individually-packaged meals Breakfast Bars Microwaveable Meals (non-perishable) Laundry Detergent Clorox Wipes …

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Dentistry From The Heart: Photos and Event Recap

Richmond, Va. – This past Saturday, October 22, River Run Dental hosted their first Dentistry from the Heart event in Richmond. The event surpassed goals, and the dental practice plans to make the free day of dental work an annual event. 86 Patients Received Free Dental Care For its inaugural year, the practice guaranteed dental care to the first 50 people. By 6:30 a.m., there was a line of 20 people waiting at the door. River Run was able to …

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River Run Dental to Host Free Day of Dentistry

River Run Dental is excited to partner with Dentistry From The Heart to host a day of free dentistry for the Richmond community on Saturday, October 22nd 2016. The event will be held at River Run Dental’s office, located at 7820 Shrader Road, Richmond, VA 23294. Doctors and hygienists will be available to provide complimentary dental care from 8AM-4PM. Event Details: Patients will be treated on a first-come, first-serve basis and do not have to be established patients of River …

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Rusnak Family Dentistry Announces Official Brand Transition to River Run Dental

River Run Dental, a dental practice located in the West End of Richmond and formerly known as Rusnak Family Dentistry, officially unveils its new brand and first renovation phase this week as it prepares for growth. Dr. Brent Rusnak, who earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the VCU School of Dentistry in 2004, had a vision for a dental practice that offered an experience unlike any other. He wanted to provide exceptional dental care in an environment …

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Dr. Rusnak Named Richmond’s Top Dentist 2016

Local publication Richmond Magazine has named Dr. Brent Rusnak one of Richmond’s Top Dentists in the July Top Dentist’s issue. He received awards in both the General Dentistry category as well as the Cosmetic Dentistry category. This is the 4th year in a row that Dr. Rusnak has been a recipient of this peer-nominated award. Each summer Richmond Magazine publishes a Top Dentist issue, highlighting dentists and dental specialists round the area who are leaders in their fields. Several months prior …

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Dental Wellness Program: An Affordable Alternative to Dental Insurance

Did you know your dental visits can be covered without having a dental plan through your employer? While some are lucky enough to have the benefit of dental insurance through their employer or their spouse’s employer, not everyone is as fortunate. Affordable alternatives to dental insurance that still enable you to get the dental care and services you need do exist – a lot of people, unfortunately, aren’t aware of it though. Dental practices have started to provide patients with …

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Study Reveals How Likely Richmonders Are to Visit the Dentist

On average, 64.4% of American adults visit the dentist at least once a year. Connecticut had the highest percentage, 74.9%, and West Virginia had the lowest, 54.2%. As proud Virginians and Richmonders, how do we stack up? More importantly, how does Richmond compare to surrounding cities and counties? Let’s find out. Every few years, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) conducts surveys to gauge the current state of health for Virginians. One of the survey questions asks participants whether they …

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How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, which means it’s time to be reminded of the importance of caring for your pet’s teeth. Did you know that 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show some sign of gum disease by their third birthday? The fact that gum disease can be prevented makes this an especially unfortunate statistic. The oral health of your dog or cat directly relates to their overall health, just as it does for humans. If they develop …

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Does Cold Weather Make Your Teeth Hurt?

There are an abundance of reasons why many people dread Old Man Winter. For some it may be because they hate scraping ice off their windshields in the morning. For others it’s the earlier sunsets, snow shoveling, frigid temperatures, or the fact that their teeth hurt every time they step outside. If you are one of the many Americans who experiences tooth sensitivity during cold weather, you are not alone! Colder temperatures can cause your teeth to hurt. It’s important to understand why this happens …

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Stem Cell Research and Its Potential Influence on Dental Treatments

Stem cells are a key building block of human life. Advances in stem cell research are bringing American medicine closer and closer to the day when we will use cell-driven therapies to attack diseases or repair damaged body parts. In some cases stem cells are being used in medical trials to reverse wear and tear injuries associated with aging, such as damage to a joint or a tooth. In others, doctors, dentists and medical researchers are using stem cells to …

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