Request Request Appointment Like Us Like us on Facebook Reviews Read Our Reviews Call Give us a Call Map View our Map

Playful Pigments: 5 Lipsticks to Brighten Your Smile

March 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 7:07 pm
Closeup of a smiling mouth wearing red lipstick

A sparkling smile is considered a highly attractive feature, so if you’ve just whitened your teeth, it’s natural to want to show them off. Sharing your newly perfected grin can boost your confidence so that you both look and feel great. If you wear makeup and are looking for ways to draw attention to the recent improvements, you’re in luck! Keep reading to learn about 5 lipstick colors you can wear that will help your teeth shine!

(more…)

Pearly White Plans: Facts to Know When Buying Dental Insurance

January 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 7:10 am
A dental insurance form sitting on a brown wooden table

January is a month of fresh starts for many people. It represents the clean slate of a new year – a year that’s only begun! So, perhaps you’re trying some things for the first time. That said, be careful if one of those is a new dental plan. There are various facts you should know when buying dental insurance. In fact, your Farmington dentist will explain a few. Here are four crucial things to grasp when you buy a dental insurance policy.

(more…)

Veneer Vitality: When Is it Time to Replace Your Dental Veneers?

November 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 8:08 pm
A woman smiling with her new dental veneers

While dental veneers can provide a flawless smile for many years, they are not invincible. But how would you know if they need replacement? There are many signs to look out for, some more obvious than others. If you want to learn how to spot replacement-worthy issues in your smile, continue reading. 

(more…)

7 Independence Day Treats That Are Good for Your Teeth

July 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 9:28 am
Nighttime celebration at a long rectangular table between a group of people underneath string lights with a spread of food

Fireworks, family and friends, and food – the perfect setup for a great Independence Day celebration! This July 4th, consider a menu of appetizers and snacks that both fill you up and protect your oral health. The last thing you want to spoil your fun is tooth trouble. To preserve your summer smile, here are 7 Independence Day treats that are good for your teeth.

(more…)

Why You Should Absolutely Still Visit Your Dentist If You Wear Dentures

May 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 6:43 pm
a closeup of a dentist holding dentures

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dentures are among the most tried and true available solutions. The prosthetics have helped countless generations of patients restore gaps in their smiles and resume eating, speaking, and more with relative ease. However, some patients falsely believe that having full dentures means they’re exempt from attending their routine dental visits. Here’s more about why you should absolutely continue visiting your dentist if you wear dentures.

(more…)

Knocked-Out Tooth? 5 Steps to Take at Home

March 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 11:26 pm

Shocked woman with hand over mouthYou only get one set of adult teeth, which means losing one can be a very traumatic experience. Contrary to what you might have heard, not all knocked-out teeth are gone for good. If you get to an emergency dentist within the next 30 minutes, they might be able to save your tooth. You can increase the odds by taking 5 steps at home until you see your dentist.

(more…)

3 Reasons You Won’t Regret Root Canal Therapy

January 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 1:27 pm
a graphic illustration of a tooth that needs root canal therapy

Ah, the dreaded root canal therapy. Hollywood has perpetuated the myth that it is painful but 95% of people experience little to mild discomfort with the procedure. As a matter of fact, root canal therapy is meant to alleviate your dental issues, not cause more! People are so relieved when they finally have their infected tooth treated. According to a University of Gothenburg thesis, 87% of root canal patients would choose to have the same treatment again if they needed to. Read on from your dentist in Farmington to learn three reasons why you will be glad you restored your tooth to health with root canal therapy.

(more…)

Before or After Breakfast: When Should I Brush My Teeth?

December 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 4:37 pm
a woman brushing her teeth before breakfast in Farmington

If you practice a solid oral hygiene routine, then you likely brush your teeth twice a day. By doing so, you’ll effectively keep your pearly whites clean and safe from issues like decay, cavities, and gum disease. However, some people choose to scrub their smiles at different times, especially when it comes to eating their first meal of the day. Read on to learn why you should be brushing your teeth before breakfast instead of afterward!

(more…)

To the Rescue! Creating a Dental Emergency Kit

November 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 11:51 pm
dental emergency kit

A knocked-out tooth. A severe toothache. A dislodged dental crown. Dental emergencies can catch anyone off guard! That is why it is best to be prepared so no one have to panic. Help can be right at your fingertips until you or your loved ones are able to visit the dentist for emergency care. Here are the essentials for your dental emergency kit so everyone, including their teeth, can be taken care of!

(more…)

3 Things Your Dentist Would Never Put in Their Mouth

October 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drpeters @ 8:05 pm
Man with strong healthy teeth trying to crack a walnut while standing on gray background.

Your teeth are essential to breaking down your food and starting the digestion process, but there are things they shouldn’t be used for. If you aren’t careful, you could wind up with a dental emergency. Even if you get lucky, misusing your teeth will wear them down in ways that aren’t obvious to you, but will be to your dentist. Here are a few things your dentist would never put in their mouth because of the damage they can do.

(more…)
Older Posts »