The Dental Hub

Introducing Our Two Newest Dentists

River Run Dental is constantly growing and working to provide the best dental experience in Richmond, Virginia. As part of our continued growth we are excited to introduce our two newest dentists, Dr. Brittany Field and Dr. Allie Loflin. Dr. Brittany Field Dr. Field attended dental school at the VCU School of Dentistry. She graduated in 2017 and was then selected for a post-doctoral residency program at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Although she was born …

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River Run Dental Is Raffling Off a Car

One of the core values of River Run Dental is Giving Back. To the doctors and staff of our practice, this means many different things. We regularly participate in community giveback efforts all across Richmond, and we love partnering with local non-profits and organizations who are doing good when we are able to do so. One organization that River Run Dental has a long standing relationship with is Celebrate! RVA. The mission of celebrate rva Celebrate RVA exists to give disadvantaged …

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3 Surprising Benefits of Invisalign

When you think of Invisalign, what comes to mind? For most people, they think about an alternative to traditional metal braces used to straighten teeth for cosmetic purposes. While this is true, there are several surprising benefits of Invisalign that many people are unaware of. What Is Invisalign? Before we get into the benefits of Invisalign, it’s important to understand what Invisalign is and how it works. Invisalign uses a series of clear removable aligners to slowly move your teeth …

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5 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Dentist

Patients are lucky nowadays to have so many great options for their all-important dental care. Our patients in Richmond, VA have a variety of great practices to choose from, but even with so many good options it’s still important to know what questions you should ask when choosing a dentist. All practices are not the same, and it’s worth it to do a little research when searching for your forever dental home. To assist you, we have put together a …

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River Run Dental Named Richmond’s Best Dentist

Dr. Rusnak named Richmond’s Top Dentist For the 6th year in a row, Dr. Rusnak has been voted one of Richmond’s Top Dentists by local publication Richmond Magazine. Each year over 700 area dentists are asked to survey their dental peers and vote on who they personally recommend in each dental specialty. Dr. Rusnak has been voted a Top Dentist in the general dentistry category by his peers since 2013. Dr. Rusnak commented, “It is a continual honor to be …

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Second Annual Dentistry from the Heart Recap

Richmond, Va. – This past Saturday, September 30, River Run Dental hosted its second annual Dentistry from the Heart Event in Richmond. The event surpassed last year’s inaugural event in overall dental work provided. 75 PATIENTS WERE SERVED IN SEVEN HOURS For its second year, the practice guaranteed dental care to the first 50 people. River Run Dental was able to see a total of 75 unique patients between 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration was cut off at 1:00 …

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5 Reasons Dental Hygiene Matters

Every October the American Dental Hygiene Association celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month in an effort to raise awareness about the important work that dental hygienists do. The month is dedicated to educating people about the importance of good oral health, and the effect that good oral health has on the overall health of the body. Our team of licensed dental hygienists at River Run Dental frequently treat patients who do not fully understand the value of preventive dental care. Many people …

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Top Dentists 2017 announced by Richmond Magazine

For the 5th year in a row, Richmond Magazine has named Dr. Brent Rusnak one of Richmond’s Top Dentists. Dr. Rusnak was named a Top Dentist in both the General Dentistry category as well as the Cosmetic Dentistry categories. Dr. Rusnak was honored to once again be named to this group of leading dental professionals in the Richmond community. This award comes 2 months after River Run Dental was named Richmond’s Best Dentist in the Style Weekly Readers Choice Awards. Each …

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Date Announced for Second Day of Free Dentistry

River Run Dental is excited to partner with Dentistry From The Heart  for the second year in a row to host a day of free dentistry for the Richmond community on Saturday, September 30th 2017. 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-3PM. About Dentistry From The Heart: Dentistry From The Heart was started by Dr. Vincent Monticciolo in 2001. …

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Important Facts about Oral Cancer

Updated in April 2017 Mouth Sores May Be a Sign of Oral Cancer Mouth sores that do not heal themselves within 2 weeks may be a sign of something abnormal happening in your mouth. If you have a sore on your cheeks, lips, gums, tongue, or throat that doesn’t heal itself within 14 days, you are advised to contact your dentist in Richmond, VA and have an exam performed. Oral Cancer Has a High Death Rate Historically, oral cancer is …

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