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.
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.
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.
Does the thought of calling the dentist office to make an appointment for a cleaning leave you with clammy hands and an unsettled feeling in your stomach? If so, you are one of the many patients who suffer from dental anxiety. While it may seem like overcoming dental fear and anxiety is a mountainous feat, there are many techniques that you can attempt to make the dentist visit bearable and possibly even a calm and relaxing experience.
December will be here before you know it, which means that the hustle and bustle of holiday festivities are about to begin. Do you always seem to have someone who you just don’t know what to get them as a gift? We have a favorite gift option that will be perfect for everyone and it will always be a perfect fit! Continue reading to learn more about this fantastic gift!
Do you have a child or young loved one who is due to visit the dentist for the first time? Few things are more worrisome for a young child than going to the dentist. Buzzing drills, loud noises, and a stranger poking around in your mouth is enough to create a tense experience even for the bravest toddler. Even so, dental checkups are essential to any healthy smile. Read on for some helpful tips to ensure that your young loved one has a successful first trip to the dentist.
Did you know that teeth are stronger than steel? Unfortunately, they can break much easier, though. Cracks in the tooth can happen for many reasons, however, some patients don’t even know they have this condition. Read more to find out about this common dental issue.