For many new parents who are desperate to soothe a cranky baby or to help encourage longer periods of sleep, a pacifier is often introduced during the infant stage. Some infants take matters into their own hands and soothe themselves by sucking their thumb. It’s not uncommon for babies to enjoy a pacifier or thumbsucking to help soothe themselves and learn more about the world around them. However, after a period of time, these methods to soothe begin to cause a problem with a child’s oral health.
Are you someone who loves coffee, tea, cola, and the occasional glass of red wine? If you answered yes, then you are not alone, as all of these choices are some of the most popular beverages consumed daily. You may or may not realize that these beverages all have something in common—the potential to stain your teeth. If you are unhappy with the appearance and color of your teeth, we can help you. Continue reading to learn more about a popular dental treatment that is sure to brighten your smile.
Maintaining your regular hygiene examinations can help us be proactive in spotting any potential problems from developing or causing unnecessary discomfort. While we can do everything in our power to help your oral health, there are unfortunate circumstances when you might have a dental emergency. Dental emergencies can happen at any time and can be caused by a variety of reasons. Whether it be from an accident, sports injury, neglect, or another reason, it is important to remain calm, assess the situation, and call our office as soon as possible.
Are you unhappy with the appearance of your front teeth but are nervous about making a change? Or do you long for a picture-perfect smile but don’t want your teeth to look unnatural? We offer a non-invasive, popular cosmetic treatment that can greatly improve your smile. The best part is that your teeth will look beautiful and will naturally blend in with your other teeth. Interested to learn which treatment we are referring to? Continue reading to find out about the amazing benefits of this popular treatment plan.
Do you avoid looking at your teeth when you look in the mirror? Are you unhappy with the gaps in your teeth but are unsure what to do about it? We want our patients to know that we are always here to discuss any insecurities or thoughts you have about your teeth. At times, patients are unsure of what options are available to them to make improvements that would enhance their quality of life. For example, there are patients who thought they were too old or wouldn’t be a candidate to improve the straightness of their teeth. We assisted them with orthodontic treatment, and now they love their smiles and show them off whenever they can. Continue reading to learn about how we can help you straighten your teeth as well.
At Premier Dental Care, we are concerned with the overall health of your teeth, bones, and body. We use restorative dentistry to repair or reconstruct a problem area in your mouth. Restorative dentistry is the term used to explain the procedures that are needed to keep your teeth healthy and functioning and can include procedures...
February is dedicated to celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month. This dental holiday was created back in 1941 and started as a one-day event progressing to what it is now—a month-long celebration to bring awareness of the importance of children’s oral health. The goal is for parents, caregivers, dentists, and teachers to work together to teach children to develop healthy habits that will ultimately ensure proper dental skills are mastered that will carry children through to adulthood.
Is something bothering you in your mouth and you just can’t figure out what it is? It’s important to look at your symptoms. If they include bad breath, blood when you floss or brush your teeth, sensitive teeth, or tender gums, you might have gum disease.
Are you feeling a sense of embarrassment and a lack of self-confidence over the state of your teeth? Do you enjoy wearing a mask because it covers up the smile that you long to hide?
When thinking about our teeth, our main goal is to achieve optimal oral health and avoid decay and bacteria that leads to dental issues. We have learned that routine dental visits, brushing twice a day, and using dental floss and mouthwash can aid in that goal. Unfortunately, there are bad habits associated with oral health that we may not be aware are causing more harm than good.