6 Ways To Improve Your Smile

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Who would say no to a more pleasing smile? At Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark, we think the answer is no one. With all of the cosmetic dentistry procedures available in modern dentistry, most people can get the smile they want. Here is a quick rundown of some of the most…

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Categories: Wisdom teeth
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This blog post from Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark is about wisdom teeth, and why some require removal. Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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At Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark, our patients often ask if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular dental exams. Before answering that, let’s take a look at xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark but is also found…

Three Reasons Not to Skip a Dental Checkup

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do.” At Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark, we understand that. It gets busy for us, too! But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important…

Less Is More In Dentistry

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There are new developments in dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise at Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark, and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist. Less Pain Improved…

Are All Carbs Created Equal?

Diet Changes For Healthier Teeth In Lake Ozark

In this blog post from Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark, we focus on diet and oral health. Did you know that small changes to your diet can improve your oral health? Most people are aware that the sugar in candy, cookies, juices and sodas can harm your teeth, but some people…

A Fast Way To Brighten Your Smile

Teeth whitening is one of the easiest ways to improve your smile. It is quick, affordable, non-invasive, and a popular procedure at Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark. Though some patients experience short-term sensitivity, most experience no tooth whitening pain at all. If you have looked into teeth whitening systems, you probably already…

Persistent Dry Mouth?

The Premier Dental & Oral Health Group Guide To Dry Mouth

Many people experience dry mouth occasionally. Some develop dry mouth in social situations, or when they are under stress. Occasional dry mouth is usually not a serious issue. Constant dry mouth, or xerostomia, is not only irritating, it can lead to acute health problems. If this bothers you, tell us about it at Premier Dental…