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3 Treatments Worth Investing in from Your Cosmetic Dentist in Waco

January 25, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:31 pm

A smiling woman.Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you had the perfect smile? Do you think it would boost your confidence and make you more determined to accomplish the goals you’ve always wanted to? Maybe provide the opportunity to encourage others to do the same? With a bright, straight, and whiter smile, you may be able to do all that. Thanks to these treatments from your cosmetic dentist in Waco, you can invest in yourself and your smile, some of which you can experience in one to two visits!

Let this year by the one where you take your smile to the next level. Here are just a few ways how.

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Dentures in Waco Not Fitting Right? Your Dentist Can Reline Them

January 19, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 7:13 pm

A top row of dentures.If you regularly wear dentures, you’ll be able to tell the difference between day 1 and day 500 of wearing them. Dentures are not meant to last forever, but they should still last for several years before needing replacement. So instead of replacing them, your dentures in Waco can be relined to fit more appropriately in your mouth. Depending on the amount of discomfort you’re feeling, the dentist can actually reline your denture in a single visit.

Luckily, if a relining doesn’t work, there are other ways to make your prosthetic teeth comfortable once again.

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Your Dentist in Waco Uses CEREC to Make Crowns in Minutes!

January 13, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 6:16 pm

Material in a CEREC milling machine.If your teeth have become severely decayed or you’ve recently experienced a dental injury, you’ll likely need to have a dental crown placed to protect yourself. Damaged teeth are far more likely to become infected because they’re exposed to bacteria in the mouth. However, even after knowing this, you still may not want to deal with the restorative process. You don’t want to schedule multiple appointments and don’t enjoy taking the mold necessary for a crown. But your dentist in Waco has something to help convince you.

With the help of CEREC technology, your dentist can make a restoration for you the same day you come in. Keep reading to learn how.

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Here’s Some Need-to-Know Dental Terms from Your Dentist in Waco

January 7, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 5:05 pm

A child at his dental appointment.Whenever we visit any medical professional, we want to be able to understand what they’re telling us. Since we don’t have the years of experience and study that they do, it can catch us off-guard while discussing treatments or dental products. Terms that are second nature to our dentist might be brand- new to the rest of us. Your dentist in Waco realizes this, which is why they’re prepared to define a few of the commonly-heard terms thrown around their practice.

To keep it organized, we’ll look at phrases you’ll hear depending on the type of treatment you’re seeking. This includes cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and preventive dentistry.

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Your Dentist in Waco Explores the Importance of Dental Crowns

December 25, 2017

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

A collection of crowns, bridges, and implants.As you age, you’ll find that restorative dental treatments can significantly improve your overall oral health. Whether you are trying to cover unsightly cracks and discoloration in your smile, or your looking to rebuild your smile altogether; dental crowns play a huge role in the process.

Eventually, your dentist in Waco may want to recommend a dental crown in your next treatment plan. If you aren’t sure what that means or how crowns can benefit you, keep reading.

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Dentist in Waco Make Brushing and Flossing with Braces Easy!

December 19, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:32 pm

A smiling girl with traditional braces.You’ll have much to look forward to after your braces come off. With a straighter smile, brushing and flossing will be easier than ever before. However, brushing with brackets and wiring inside your mouth can take some getting used to at first.

Luckily, your dentist in Waco knows this all too well. Just because you want straighter teeth doesn’t mean you should experience tooth decay or gum disease in the process.

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Your Dentist in Waco Provides Oral Health Advice for Pregnant Women

December 13, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 7:47 pm

A pregnant woman.At first it might seem strange to hear. What does being pregnant have to do with oral health? Yes, it’s important to be healthy overall before bearing children, but did you know that hormonal changes caused by pregnancy can increase your risk of gum disease? This can affect your body’s ability to have a healthy pregnancy.

According to your dentist in Waco, maintaining oral health while pregnant is essential to your baby’s health. Fortunately, you’ll know how to care for yourself as well as your new baby after reading this.

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Your Dentist in Waco Explains Why Brushing Before Bed is Essential

December 8, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 5:39 pm

A woman covering her mouth.We’ve all been there. You’ve just finished a long day of work and sat on 35E for over an hour to get home. You run some errands, eat some dinner, spend some time with the loved ones, and hit your head to the pillow hard. Then your eyes pop pen. Those starchy chips you just ate are not going to do any favors for your teeth.

According to your dentist in Waco, failing to brush twice a day can do significant damage to your teeth. To learn the importance of having a twice-a-day regimen, take a closer read.

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Dentist in Waco Can Close the Gap Between Your Front Teeth

November 26, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 9:03 pm

Young woman with attractive smileDoes the gap between your front teeth cause you to feel insecure about your appearance? To close the space, you have considered braces in the past; however, you do not want to undergo months of treatment. You know that you can also use veneers, but you do not want to permanently alter your teeth, so you have made the choice to live with the imperfection. What if you could resolve the issue with just one appointment? Now you can. Your dentist in Waco can use cosmetic bonding to fill the space for a confident smile.
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Your Dentist in Waco Wants You To Use Your Benefits!

November 21, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 9:29 pm

Dental insurance paperwork on a desk.As many of us are ready to ring in the new year, we adopt many resolutions. We try to be healthier, spend more time with our family, and make the new year better than the last. With this change comes an important reminder: to use all your insurance benefits before December 31st. If you intend to get the most of your dental insurance, you’ll need to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Waco soon!

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