Be Oral Cancer Aware In April

2019-03-07T16:37:01-04:00April 1st, 2019|Blog|

In April we recognize Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP), American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the American Dental Association (ADA) have joined the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) in its campaign to emphasize the importance of regular oral cancer [...]

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Daily Tooth Habits

2019-02-23T17:31:07-04:00March 1st, 2019|Blog|

Maintaining your healthy teeth and mouth is a matter of good daily habits. If you are tempted to skip parts of your daily dental care, remember that good dental practices are not only good for your health, they also help your appearance and improve your quality of life. James River Family Dentistry follows the American [...]

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

2019-01-13T17:44:49-04:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|

The depth of winter is an exciting time for us in the dental field. Why? Every February, for the last 76 years, the American Dental Association has recognized the unique importance of oral hygiene for children. Many are surprised to learn the tradition of this yearly happening is rooted in World War II era America. [...]

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The Link Between Your Oral and General Health

2018-12-03T10:51:00-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

When you visit your dentist, you're probably expecting a check for cavities, oral cancer, and gum disease. And, of course, you're looking forward to leaving the dentist's office with a nice, clean smile. Dr. Guthrie will certainly check your oral health but did you know she can detect some serious health conditions just by looking [...]

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Dr. Guthrie Wins Best Bedside Manner Award

2018-12-03T10:49:54-04:00November 15th, 2018|Awards, Blog|

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Marci Guthrie for being honored with an award for  “Best Bedside Manner” from OurHealth Richmond Magazine! For the past 6 years, OurHealth Richmond has polled the public for local medical providers that have the best bedside manner, and James River Family Dentistry has been recognized in the Dental category. [...]

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5 Foods You May Not Know Are Damaging Your Enamel

2018-05-23T09:27:31-04:00November 1st, 2018|Blog|

The appearance and health of teeth are an indicator of overall health, so it’s important to teach children to keep their teeth as healthy as possible by avoiding foods and drinks that have a high risk of producing cavities, breaking down enamel, and producing diseases in the month that could lead to serious health issues [...]

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Dr. Marci Guthrie Shares Cavity Prevention Tips For Halloween!

2018-10-31T10:25:24-04:00October 31st, 2018|Blog, videos|

Cavity prevention is a top priority every day at James River Family Dentistry. Watch as our very own Dr. Marci Guthrie and her beautiful daughter, Hannah, made an appearance on Virginia this Morning to discuss how you can prevent cavities this Halloween. Hannah did a fabulous job demonstrating disclosing tablets–an [...]

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The Importance of Dental Care During Pregnancy

2018-05-22T08:00:06-04:00October 1st, 2018|Blog|

Many changes occur in your body when you are pregnant, and it's important to be aware of what's going on, so you can let your doctor and dentist know when something is strange. Dr. Guthrie of James River Family Dentistry wants to remind you that continuing with regularly scheduled dental care during your pregnancy is [...]

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Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Expire!

2018-05-22T08:17:23-04:00September 1st, 2018|Blog|

As the Fall season begins, our patients ask us to remind them to schedule their bi-annual cleaning and exam appointment or their treatment appointment so they may have time to utilize their 2018 insurance benefits or their healthcare flexible spending account. Did you know? Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of [...]

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