Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Mouth Jewelry

Are you aware of the oral health risks that often come with the use of mouth jewelry? Mouth jewelry consists of oral appliances such as lip or tongue rings and are often used as a form of self-expression. However, they can be disastrous to your oral health. If you are... Read more »

Gum Disease: Gingivitis and Periodontitis

Gingivitis and periodontitis are two stages of gum disease. If you would like to know what the differences between the two stages are and how to recognize them, we can offer a bit more information for you. Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. If you take a look... Read more »

The Versatility of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a versatile tool that can be used in many ways to restore your oral health. In fact, dental crowns are a very common form of dental restoration that is used to protect and preserve your smile. Our dentists with Premier Dental in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, are trained... Read more »

Flossing Habits to Stay Away From

Flossing is very important. In fact, it’s vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. However, even if you do floss at least once a day, an improper flossing routine will do more harm than good. So, it’s best to make sure you have the best flossing routine possible. To... Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Dental Bonding

Has the time come to finally receive the treatment your smile desires? Are you ready to plunge into the unknown by visiting your dentist and seeing if any damage to your teeth and gums has occurred? If so, it is important to speak with your dentist for any treatments that... Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Toothbrushing Techniques

Your tooth brushing techniques play a key role in your oral health care. If you are not adequately brushing your teeth properly, or are using a tool that can effectively brush as intended, you will not be receiving the oral health care treatments you need. Due to the prevalence of... Read more »

Recovering After a Tooth Extraction

Advances in dental medicine have made it possible for your dentist to save teeth that in many cases might have needed to be extracted. Be that as it may, there may still be occasions when an extraction may be needed. For example, if you have an impacted wisdom tooth, you... Read more »