Once you wake up late, you’re rushing to get out of the house. You throw on clothes from a pile in your laundry basket, brush your hair as best as you can in 30 seconds, and grab the mouthwash instead of taking the next few minutes to brush your teeth. We’ve all been there! But, mouthwash doesn’t just refresh your mouth—it’s designed to boost your oral hygiene alongside a thorough brushing and flossing regimen. Your Waco dentist wants you to know how this “cherry on top” of your dental routine can really bring your dental hygiene to the next level when used correctly.
Premier Family Dental Blog
June 15, 2017
June 10, 2017
If you wear braces, this article is particularly for you! Did you know that high-fluoride toothpaste can help you keep your teeth white and spot-free during your orthodontic treatment? Research has proven that 85% of patients that have braces develop some kind of white spots and discoloration from decay and not being able to clean their teeth thoroughly. But after a Swedish study from Malmo University, researchers found that fluoride toothpaste hinders white spots from discoloring your teeth. If you have braces, or even a patient that’s not undergoing orthodontic treatment, your Waco dentist wants you to know why he gets so excited about fluoride.
June 4, 2017
Your teeth are extremely sensitive. Every time you eat anything cold, hot, or even sweet your mouth cringes. To cope with the tooth pain, you grab at the sides of your face and try to “halt” the surges from shooting up and down the sides of your mouth. It never works. Instead of ignoring the obvious signs of a dental problem, why not seek treatment from your Waco dentist? You may think your issue is sensitivity, when all the while it could really be gum recession.
June 1, 2017
Did you know your bad breath may be trying to signal something to you—that you have other health concerns! Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is a common dental problem that may be cause for concern. There are many reasons why you may be experiencing chronic bad breath. Your Waco dentist figures if you can figure the reasons, we can help patients realize the sooner you treat it the sooner you’ll have improved breath and oral health.
May 17, 2017
It can be difficult to live with sensitive teeth. You can’t enjoy the same foods and drinks as normal. That same hot coffee that normally starts your day off right shoots pain all through the sides of your mouth. When you try to enjoy a bowl of ice cream with your little ones, you’re stuck with the same painful sensation. If you’re experiencing tooth sensitivity, it’s probably time to visit your dentist in Waco because you could be experiencing a few different dental issues including tooth decay, a lost filling, or even gum recession.
May 15, 2017
Unfortunately, it’s a fact that people pass judgments off their first impression of you. How you feel about your smile matters, but it also matters to those interacting with you and the level of confidence you have interacted with them as well. An unsightly smile can cause you to feel self-conscious and other people can pick up when someone has low self-esteem. Flawed teeth can stop you from pursuing your dreams, hinder job opportunities, and leave you in a rut. Luckily, Premier Family Dental has a practically invisible way of correcting your smile: CleaCorrect clear braces in Waco. Dr. Cofer can help you straighten your smile without using potentially harmful, unattractive metal brackets and wires.
May 10, 2017
You know how painful it can be to have a weak tooth within your smile. Imagine tons of sensitivity and uneasiness every time you try to simply enjoy your food. It’s not fun. What’s even worse is waiting days—even weeks at a time—for a dental crown to help re-stabilize your tooth. Luckily, your dentist in Waco has invested into Premier Family Dental with advanced CEREC technology. Our innovative office puts pain relief, convenience, and comfort of our patients as our first priorities. We’re able to show this by offering these revolutionary services. Since this is a new, modern part of dentistry, you may have some questions. We’re happy to address them for you.
May 3, 2017
After finally making the decision to get teeth whitening in Waco from your dentist at Premier Family Dental, you need to know how to maintain your results. Our quick, dramatic results almost seem unreal—and you want to keep your teeth that way! Dr. Cofer understands wanting to keep your teeth as bright and shiny as possible. That’s why we developed this list of foods and drinks you should avoid after having your teeth whitened.
April 13, 2017
Congratulations! You’ve taken the first great step to correcting your smile by getting dental implants in Waco. This is the beginning of a new chapter in your life, the new beginning because of your restored health. Not only have you boosted your confidence to a new level, but you can enjoy the foods you’ve always loved and speak without any difficulty. You’ve taken the initiative to care about your oral and overall health, now it’s time to maintain these awesome results with the proper dental care. Dr. Rick Cofer at Premier Family Dental wants you to have the information you need to keep your dental implants function and appealing for years to come.
April 10, 2017
Severe tooth loss is an unwelcoming reality that many people must face. It can be extremely hard to deal with. The smooth flow of your day-to-day life suddenly becomes broken up. You have difficulties speaking clearly, simply chewing your favorite foods, and experience a rush of embarrassment every time you begin to smile. And tooth replacement? You can’t imagine yourself having dentures already! Although functioning, aesthetically pleasing, and above all else—healthy replacements are the ideal option, the possibility feels more like an unrealistic dream than a reality. You don’t have to live in this depressing state anymore. Premier Family Dental has a dentist, Dr. Rick Cofer, that can help you discover the best solution for restoring a complete smile: dental implants in Waco. This revolutionary treatment offers patients unmatched beauty and health benefits.