The Dental Hub

8 Foods to Eat After You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

About 90% of people have at least one of their third molars, commonly called the wisdom tooth, removed at some point in their life. Many people have all four taken out to prevent future dental problems. If you undergo this relatively minor procedure, knowing what to eat post-surgery can lead to a much smoother recovery. Try a few of these nutritious and tasty treats to help ease your recovery after a wisdom tooth extraction. As always, feel free to contact …

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A Dental Hygienists Solution for Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever felt pain or discomfort after a taking bite of ice cream or eating a bowl of hot soup? If so, you’re not alone. While pain caused by hot or cold foods could be a sign of a cavity, it also could just be sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is exactly what it sounds like: pain or discomfort experienced in response to things such as hot or cold temperatures. It may be temporary or a chronic problem, and it can affect …

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Welcoming Dr. Shrineel Patel

Our team of doctors is growing once again. We are excited to announce that Dr. Shrineel Patel has joined River Run Dental. He will be seeing patients at our Short Pump office beginning Tuesday May 4th. DR. Shrineel patel Dr. Patel originally moved to Richmond to attend the VCU School of Dentistry. He served as Vice President of his dental school class, and also completed a fellowship in dental academia through the American Dental Education Association. After graduation he completed a …

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All of Your Questions About River Run Dental Answered

For our 2nd annual #ChristmasinJuly series happening on our Facebook page, we asked what questions you had about River Run Dental. If you missed the post, we’ve put together all of the answers to what was asked. Check them out below and comment any other questions you still have about our dental practice in Richmond, VA! Can river run make new retainers if my old ones break? Yes! And word to the wise – don’t wait too long to have them …

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River Run Dental Named Richmond’s Top Dentist, Richmond’s Best Dentist

Dr. Rusnak and Dr. Adler Named Richmond’s Top Dentists Both Dr. Rusnak and Dr. Adler were voted as winners in the General Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry categories during the annual Richmond Magazine Top Dentist Awards. 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. This is the …

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Welcoming Our Two Newest Dentists

We are excited to announce the addition of our two newest dentists, Dr. Wheeler and Dr. Wooten. Please join us in welcoming them to River Run Dental! DR. jennifer wheeler Dr. Jennifer Wheeler has practiced dentistry in Richmond for the past several years and is really looking forward to joining the team at River Run. She is originally from Northern Virginia, but has lived in Richmond for the past 11 years. Dr. Wheeler was a recognized University Scholar during her …

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Even More Answers to All Your Questions About Invisalign

If you have been following along with our 2nd Annual #ChristmasInJuly series on our Facebook page, then you probably saw the recent post we did requesting that our followers ask us all of their Invisalign Questions. If you missed the post, we have compiled a list of all the questions/answers that were asked. Check them out below and let us know what surprises you the most about Invisalign! PS: We did the same thing last year, and if you want to …

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Enhanced Safety Protocols for Our Patients

Without a doubt this has been a time of uncertainty for all of us. We have done our best to re-adjust on a daily basis and to continue serving your dental needs to the best of our abilities in the midst of a pandemic. However, it has been hard as dental professionals to postpone so many of your dental appointments knowing what we know about the importance of your oral health. This is why we are excited to now be …

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What To Do If You Have a Dental Emergency

If you have ever had a dental emergency then you understand how frightening and painful it can be. Often people are unsure what constitutes a dental emergency, who they should call, and what they can do at home when they experience a dental emergency. Simply follow these guidelines for determining how to best handle your dental emergency. IS IT URGENT? Certain dental emergencies are urgent while others can be treated later on. It’s especially important to understand the difference between …

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Tips For a Healthier Smile

Let’s face it: most of us are always on the hunt for the next best product, or the top secret, magic pill that will wipe away our every last problem. Maybe it’s the newest whitening fad, or maybe it’s the latest and greatest toothbrush model that promises to eliminate plaque. Whatever the case, we’re here to give you some tips for a healthier smile, because preventative care is much easier and cost effective than having to undergo involved dental treatment …

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