Whether you call it dental anxiety, dental fear, or dental phobia, the problem is a legitimate one. Millions of Americans suffer from a condition that ranges widely between having elevated blood pressure in the dental chair to a complete avoidance of ever being in one. Dental anxiety is an important problem to understand and address.
Painful mouth sores and ulcers can cause significant disruption in your ability to eat and drink, and even speak sometimes. One of the most common types of ulcers in the oral cavity is the canker sore. If you or a loved one suffers from these, you know that they are tough to manage. In this article, we will cover the essential information you need to know about these terrible ulcers.
Bleeding gums can be alarming. Many people notice some bleeding from their gums when they brush or floss their teeth. It either shows on the toothbrush bristles or floss itself. It can also be visible when you spit into the sink. An old toothpaste commercial warned of seeing “pink in the sink” because blood mixed with toothpaste and saliva often looks pink in color.
Baby teeth fall out eventually, so they don't need to have cavities filled, right? That is not the case as baby teeth play an important development role.
The key to building a good relationship between your baby and pediatric dentist is early visits. Learn why taking them when young is a good idea.
A mouth infection can be painful and nagging as it takes root in your month. Learn the signs/symptoms of a mouth infection & how Premier Dental can help.
Since your mouth is the primary contact point for cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and vaping products, tobacco use impacts overall oral health.
Smoking affects almost every aspect of your health, including your dental health. Learn how smoking affects your oral health, another reason to quit today.
Who better to recognize oral cancer than your dentist? Dentists are trained to recognize mouth changes during a routing oral cancer screening.