Who knew that your regular dental examination could potentially save your life? Many dental mishaps serve as “red flags” to dentists. Dental experts like Dr. Rick Cofer, a comprehensive family dentist, can use these signals to foresee more serious underlying health issues. Your friendly dentist in Waco not only assists you in maintaining your oral hygiene, but he plays an important role in recognizing lifestyle changes that need to be made to improve overall health. Talk about two for the price of one!
January 29, 2017
January 20, 2017
Do you brush your teeth regularly, but still experience bleeding gums or swelling during your nightly dental routine? Gum disease is very subtle in the beginning, making it more common than you may think! Gum disease is caused by a soft plaque buildup that has not been attended to or removed properly. If you are not taking the proper precautions to remove plaque properly, you could be on the fast track to a severe dental issue: gingivitis. Dr. Rick Cofer, your family dentist in Waco, is here to offer valuable advice when it comes to taking care of your gums.
April 7, 2016
Curious about how often to replace your toothbrush? Whether soft, medium or hard bristles are best? Dr. Cofer, your trusted Waco dentist, is in with answers to these and other top toothbrush mysteries.
April 1, 2016
You use them to smile, to eat, and they help you speak properly, too — but do you really understand the basic anatomy of the tooth? Your family dentist in Waco, Dr. Rick Cofer, is here to help you know more about what’s going on with your pearly whites, and why it’s so important to keep them healthy with regular preventive dental care.
March 5, 2016
Want healthier teeth and gums this year? Sure you do — and what you eat plays a big role in your oral health. As your family dentist in Waco TX, we’re here to help you prevent dental decay and infection. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of the top five foods for good oral health! Keep reading to learn how you can eat well for the benefit of your smile.
December 7, 2015
Many of our patients seek orthodontic treatment at some point in order to straighten misaligned teeth. Those patients often experience a decline in oral health due in part to how challenging it is to care for teeth with braces. Our dentists and hygienists help patients develop and maintain an at-home hygiene routine to keep teeth and gums healthy throughout orthodontic care. Contact Premier Family Dental to find out more today.