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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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All Your Questions About Your Children’s Dental Health Answered

The American Dental Association annually recognizes February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. To celebrate, we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions our dentists often hear regarding children’s dental care. When Should I Take My Child For Their First Dental Check-Up? A good rule of thumb is to bring your child to the dentist when their first tooth appears, or by their first birthday.  Early appointments teach you how to properly care for your child’s teeth while also creating a certain …

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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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