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Protecting Your Gums From Recession

YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD the expression “long in the tooth.” It conjures up the image of gum recession as a synonym for growing old, and yet gum recession isn’t always connected to age. This oral health problem is when the gingival tissue shrinks away from the crown of the tooth, slowly exposing more of the root. The… Read More


Can Smiling Make You Healthier?

WE OFTEN HEAR that it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown. We’re not sure where that came from, but it isn’t actually true. At least ten muscles are involved in smiling, but it might require as few as six to form a frown. We propose changing the saying to “smiling burns more calories… Read More


Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

“Are Dental X-Rays Safe?” and Other Questions about Dental X-Rays Some of the most common questions we get at Premier Dental Care have to do with dental x-rays: Are they safe? Why do I or my kids need them? And how often should I get them? These are great questions (and we love how much… Read More


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