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Pediatric Dentist

Teaching Dental Habits to Last a Lifetime

Dr. Riar loves to play football, basketball and exercise with his white German Shepherd, Turbo–but what really makes him feel great is when he can help his community develop strong, healthy teeth! Whether you have a young brusher or flosser or have just discovered your baby’s first tooth it’s time to come in for some fun at the dentist! Practicing good dental hygiene now sets your child up for a future of healthier teeth and warm memories at the dentist. Give us a call to schedule your first appointment!

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Develop a Dental Care Routine

Brush twice a day, floss every day, and use mouthwash! Establishing a routine for your dental health requires a little discipline at first, but might save you a lot of time and money in the future!

Try Fun Toothpastes
with the Kids

Once upon a time there was only one flavor of toothpaste yet today if you hop in your local market you can find multiple flavors for kids to enjoy! We even spoke to a patient about bacon flavored floss once!

Family Healthcare

Everyone has to brush, and even if you do it at different times you can always join in! Brush, floss and use mouthwash with your kids each night until its a habit for them – and feel free to still enjoy that glass of wine after!

Teeth Cleaning is Fun!

Make a star chart for every morning and night they brush their teeth for a full two minutes means that they get their favorite snack! Or a monthly gift! Up to you but we love good brushers at Riar Dental Arts.

Rock Out With Your Tongue Out

Sometimes the best time to rock out to your favorite tune can let you brush for more than the standard 2 minutes! Turn on a favorite song or hum a tune with your kids to make them smile and enjoy brushing and flossing.

5 Preventative Tips at Home


Simple ways to keep your smile healthy and strong.

Travel around our wheel of knowledge for some fun secrets for taking care of your kids dental health thanks to our pediatric dentist Dr. Riar and the team at Riar Dental Arts! Once teeth come in at around age 1 is when you’ll first come in to see our dentist. We can sit down for happy visits with your kids in your lap and introduce them to some great brushing and flossing techniques that will keep them taking care of their teeth every day, twice a day, maybe more! Once a full set of teeth comes in our dentist wants to focus on taking care of them for the long term and with our help your kids can have a strong smile for years to come.

Should My Child Go To The Dentist?

Oral Hygiene is Important at Every age


Six-month checkups at the dentist for yourself and your little ones are no joke! Germs, bacteria and plaque occur at any age and can cause significant problems if left untreated. During the formative years of your child’s dental health a simple six month visit with the dentist can help set them up for a lifetime of healthier teeth and happier, cavity-free smiles! Give us a call at 661-832-1877 to schedule your child’s next visit to the dentist.

Healthy Teeth Through The Years

A Healthy Smile is a Happy Smile


All of the worry and tears of a wiggly tooth or toothache can be avoided when our families practice preventive tips at home between their dental checkups. At Riar Dental Arts we help educate families on making dental health a collaborative effort. As your child learns to mirror examples of healthy teeth by brushing and flossing at home you’ll feel great about their dental health, and your child will love coming in to show our team their shiny pearly whites!

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Six Month Checkups


Bright, White Teeth Maintained to Last

Don’t let your smile fade when you think you might have a dental problem–come into our office every six months for a checkup so our highly trained team can evaluate your dental health and spot areas of concern before they become large problems. When a smile is often the first thing someone notices about you, you’ll want to keep your teeth happy and clean. By making an appointment with us, you’ll get to see just how great it feels to enjoy a happy and healthy mouth year round.

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Family Comforts From The Office

Whether it’s sharing homemade cookies and tamales over the holidays or catching up with family stories your visit to Riar Dental Arts will feel like home. Our soft-colored office of grays and blues are calming in an atmosphere designed for relaxation and comfort. As you sit for only a short moment in our waiting room our staff is quick to prepare your room for a pleasant visit and answer any of your questions. When you set an appointment with us we’re happy to welcome you to a community of support.

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A Promise From

Doctor Riar


“Patient-Focused Community”

“As a Bakersfield native, I consider it a great privilege to be able to come home and care for the oral health of all my friends, family and neighbors. Growing up in a tight-knit community like Bakersfield has taught me the importance of quality care and a friendly demeanor. I work diligently to make sure that I uphold the values and ethics instilled in me by all my teachers from Sing Lum Elementary, Lakeside Middle, and Stockdale High School to provide dentistry that is gentle and builds pleasant long-lasting relationships."

Dr. Tanveer Riar

Dr. Tanveer Riar

Renew Your Dental Health