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Why Are Some Dental Implants Cases More Complex than Others?

October 30, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 12:14 am

dental implant modelDental implants in Waco are one of the best ways to replace missing teeth. They’re sturdy, they look like natural teeth, and they can last for a lifetime. They also help to preserve your jawbone. Despite all their advantages, however, installing them isn’t always simple. Depending on your circumstances, your dental implant procedure may be more complex than what others have experienced. What are some factors that could affect how your dentist will approach giving you implants?


Dear Dentist in Waco, Do Whitening Toothpastes Really Work?

October 23, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 11:21 pm

toothpaste and toothbrushThere are tons of products out there that claim to provide whiter teeth. Some of them are bleaching kits, others are rinses, and some are simple toothpastes. You already brush your teeth twice a day every day, so why not make the most of your time and effort by choosing a whitening toothpaste? You might wonder, though, if it’s really worth it to buy one of these pastes. Do they actually work? Your dentist in Waco is here to answer this intriguing question.


Discover the Fascinating History of Porcelain Veneers

October 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 10:50 pm

close-up of perfect smilePorcelain veneers in Waco are one of the best ways to achieve a flawless smile! They can disguise all sorts of imperfections, from discoloration to chips and cracks to minor misalignment and gaps. Unfortunately, our ancestors weren’t able to take advantage of veneers to get the gorgeous grins they longed for. These little dental devices are a relatively modern advancement. How did porcelain veneers get to where they are today?


Your Dentist Explains the Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

October 14, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 10:03 pm

oral cancer underlinedDiscussions about cancer often center around breast cancer or prostate cancer. Less often, you hear reports about oral cancer. However, it isn’t some obscure disease that you should never think about. In fact, it claims nearly 10,000 lives each year. Who is most at risk for oral cancer, what are some signs that it is developing, and how can you protect yourself against this scary condition? Your dentist in Waco provides the answers.


The Internet’s New Dental Fads Expelled by a Waco Dentist

September 22, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 1:51 pm

young woman at the dentistEvery time you turn around, there’s a new beauty trend to try—even for teeth! Whether it’s a celebrity showing off a glistening grill of diamonds or a cheap DIY toothpaste that includes scrubbing your teeth with dark, black charcoal—how are patients supposed to know what’s good for their teeth and what will actually hurt their smile?

Your Waco dentist wants to warn you about a few fads that you should think twice about before trying.


How Can a Dentist in Waco Save a Dying Tooth?

September 12, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 1:49 pm

woman in dental pain Dental problems usually are unidentifiable to the untrained eye. If you feel dental pain, in most cases it’s because the issue at hand is has developed so much that it’s inflicting pain. One of the worst things you can do for your oral health is to ignore dental pain.

Dental pain could be a sign of severe problems like a “dying tooth.” Your Waco dentist can help you understand why a tooth may “die” and how they can help you save teeth.


Your Waco Dentist Warns Against Sipping Sparkling Water

September 9, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:53 pm

young woman drinking waterIf you’re on one of those health kicks, you may be outing a few things from your diet. Replacing juice and sodas with water is tougher than it sounds. Sometimes you just need a little bubble to spice up your beverage so you drink sparkling water. You thought, there’s no way I can cheat on my diet if I drink sparkling water!

False! Not only have studies found that sparkling water can actually aid weight gain, but it rots your teeth. Your Waco dentist is here to explain how sparkling water could be damaging your smile.


Your Dentist in Waco Explains How the Mouth Quickly Heals

September 3, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:45 pm

young woman with dental painHave you ever bitten on the sides of your cheeks as a nervous habit? You may start to feel a bit of tenderness or your cheek become raw. Within just a day or so, your sore will be healed! Have you ever wondered how a cut or sore in your mouth heals so quickly?

Your dentist in Waco is here to explain your body’s amazing healing properties and discuss why your mouth recovers so quickly.


Do You Need a Dentist in Lorena? Visit Premier Family Dental!

August 28, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 9:18 pm

family smiling and laughingThe assumption is that nobody is going to treat your family like you will, but that’s not necessarily true. It’s important to find a dentist that shows they care about not only you and your family’s oral health but their overall health as well.

If you’re looking for a family dentist in Lorena, choose a dentist that uses the safest, most advanced, comprehensive practices to care for you and your family’s your teeth.


Does Professional Teeth Whitening in Waco Actually Work?

August 18, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 3:27 pm

young smiling woman Have you been seeing those “light-activated whitening kits” being advertised by your favorite celebrities? From Khloe Kardashian to Ciara, social media has been tricking patients into buying these ineffective whitening kits. The same goes for the thousands of advertisements being pushed on you to try over the counter whitening products. Many patients are disappointed when they don’t achieve the promised results.

If you want to brighten your teeth, don’t waste your time and money buying into the internet’s gimmicks. It’s time to consider getting professional-grade teeth whitening in Waco from a true dental expert.


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