Meet Dr. Yen Tran

At Riverstone Dental Care, our dental team is made up of experienced and specialized dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. We take pride in our thorough knowledge and genuine interest in the field of dentistry, as well as our commitment to learning new technologies and best practices. Education Dr. Yen Tran, DDS is from Atlanta,… Read more »

Benefits of IV Sedation

Riverstone Dental Care is excited to announce that we will soon be using IV sedation at our dental office! What is IV sedation and when is it used in dentistry? IV (intravenous) medication is administered to patients for the purposes of making them as comfortable and as relaxed as possible. The IV is typically inserted… Read more »

DIY Toothpaste

Making your own toothpaste at home can be therapeutic. You should check with Dr. Linkous or Dr. Tran before switching from store bought toothpaste to homemade, as your personal oral needs may dictate that you need to continue using a specific toothpaste. Making toothpaste at home allows you to customize your toothpaste flavor and texture… Read more »

5 Tips for Choosing Dental Insurance

What do you need to consider when choosing the right dental insurance? Are you choosing it for just yourself or for your whole family? First, you need to understand what your needs are because different age groups are going to face different dental health challenges. Depending on which age group you fall into, consider the… Read more »

Reasons to Get Dental Veneers

Why Dental Veneers? Do you have teeth that are chipped, stained, crooked, or gapped? If so, dental veneers could be your road to a more beautiful smile! Veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are bonded to the front of the tooth to give you more uniform, dazzling smile. Having veneers applied is simple, relatively… Read more »

Dental Implant FAQs

If you’re missing teeth, smiling, eating, and talking can seem like daunting tasks. Replacing missing teeth with dental implants has many benefits for your health and confidence. With proper care and maintenance, your dental implants can last a lifetime! What if my plan doesn’t cover dental implants? Surprisingly, most insurance companies don’t cover the full… Read more »

Electric VS. Manual Toothbrush Showdown

Wonder if those popular, hi-tech electric toothbrushes are really better than regular ones? The truth is, since both types of toothbrushes are designed to be used to promote good oral health, the one you choose to keep your teeth clean will depend on your personal preference. A toothbrush is meant to remove plaque and to… Read more »

What to Expect at Your Teeth Whitening Appointment

If you recently discussed with your dentist about whitening your teeth, you might be wondering just what will happen in your appointment. Our team is going to give you a brief guide to what you can expect during your whitening appointment. After an initial appointment to discuss your options, if you are looking for immediate… Read more »

7 Dental Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

1. You are not supposed to brush your teeth within 6 feet of a toilet – The airborne particles from the flush can travel up to six feet, so when you brush your teeth within those six feet, you can inhale some of those particles as well. 2. The first toothbrush was manufactured in China… Read more »

Your Dental Questions Answered

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you have some of these same… Read more »