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Your Dentist in Waco, TX, Discusses the Function of Different Teeth

July 28, 2016

Filed under: Preventive Dentistry — Tags: , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 6:06 pm

dentistTeeth work hard, and each type of tooth in your mouth has a unique role to play. Let Dr. Cofer, your dentist in Waco, TX, at Premier Family Dental, go over the function and purpose of each tooth. The information might surprise you, and you’ll certainly be encouraged to take proper care of each and every tooth!


Your Waco Dentist Discusses the Benefits of Drinking Water

July 27, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:36 pm

Waco dentistEveryone knows that drinking water is good for your overall health. Water keeps our bodies’ well hydrated. And considering that the human body is 60 percent water, hydration is certainly important. Water also distributes healthy nutrients throughout the body, helps to flush away wastes and toxins, lubricates our joints, keeps our muscles moving and gives our skin a healthy glow. In addition to helping to maintain a healthy body, water also contributes to a healthy mouth. Waco dentist Dr. Rick Cofer at Premier Family Dental wants to point out why water is the best beverage for your dental health.


See the Children’s Dentist in Waco, TX, Early

July 20, 2016

Filed under: Children's Dentistry — Tags: , , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 6:10 pm

children's dentistIs there anything more heartwarming that your baby’s tiny smile looking up at you? Probably not. And you know that your child needs to see the dentist in order to have a healthy mouth and smile. But you may be asking yourself questions like “At what age should my baby see the dentist?” “What happens at the first appointment?” “How can I prepare my child?” Waco children’s dentist Dr. Rick Cofer is here to answer those questions and more.


Waco Family Dentist Dr. Cofer Discusses Tooth Sensitivity

July 15, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 8:30 pm

Waco family dentistIce cream, popsicles, watermelon, lemonade and iced tea. These cool treats are a summertime tradition for most people. But for those with sensitive teeth, these tasty foods and beverages might not be worth the pain—and we mean that literally. Tooth sensitivity can happen when the dentin layer of a tooth is exposed. This layer is usually well covered by enamel, a tooth’s hard outer lining. However, if the enamel becomes eroded, then there can be tooth sensitivity. Waco family dentist Dr. Cofer has ways to treat sensitive teeth, so you can eat whatever you like this summer without worrying about the pain.


Dental Sealants from the Children’s Dentist in Waco, TX

June 9, 2016

Filed under: Children's Dentistry — Tags: , , , — Dr. Rick Cofer @ 6:10 pm

children's dentistAs parents, you have a strong instinct to protect your children. As dental professionals, Dr. Cofer and his team want to protect their teeth from decay. In doing so, we can better ensure their dental and oral health. For this reason, we offer special treatments beyond the cleaning and exam that happens at six-month dental checkups. The children’s dentist in Waco, TX uses dental sealants to help your children have healthy and strong smiles for years to come.