Dentistry in the Middle Ages: A Historical Timeline

The roots of dentistry penetrate more deeply than the roots of your teeth. In fact, there’s pretty firm evidence that it existed over 14,000 years ago. What was it like in the Middle Ages? Here’s a brief timeline of significant events: 700 A.D: A Chinese medical text writes of the... Read more »

Keeping Your Child’s Molars Protected

Each of your teeth has an important job to do. In the case of your back teeth, also known as your premolars and molars, their job is to chew your food to make it easier for your body to digest. In order to accomplish this effectively, your back teeth come... Read more »

Halitosis and Your Smile

Are you aware that bad breath, also known as halitosis, is extremely common? It often has many causes, not just those displayed only as the result of the foods we eat. If your oral health routine in mistreated, bacteria has a greater chance to flourish in your mouth. Bad breath... Read more »

Concerns for Adults Wanting Braces

If you’re teeth have been fully grown in for a long time, and you haven’t received orthodontic care yet, you may be at a higher risk for dental problems if you want to receive a cosmetic fix. If your teeth need an orthodontist fix, then Patient-First Dental Care is ready... Read more »

The Basics of Oral Health Care

Have you ever wanted your smile to be in its peak physical condition? Do you ever wish your teeth and gums would stay strong for a lifetime? If you want your smile to last on, here are some of the basics of oral health care: - Are you evading snacks... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Patient-First Dental Care, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »

Does Your Smile Need a Dental Bridge?

Does your smile need a dental bridge? Oftentimes, smiles that are missing teeth can suffer future damage if the missing gap is not filled in with a replacement in due time. Although dentures and dental implants can often be used, dental bridges provide a suitable mix of durability and effectiveness... Read more »

Saving Your Smile Begins with Fluoride Supplementation

Saving your smile begins with fluoride supplementation. They call fluoride nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral that studies have shown can combat cavities. Tooth enamel is the thin layer on the surface of your teeth the guards your teeth from damage caused by bacteria and harmful... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Restore a Tooth Lost from Your Smile

The teeth in the front of your mouth play a variety of roles. On a functional level, they are responsible for biting as well as grinding and chewing food. On a cosmetic level, they show expression in your smile and they influence your overall appearance. When a tooth is lost,... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Treatment Often Employs a Two-Stage Approach

TMJ disorder is a general term used to describe discomfort, pain or other complications in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. Most people suffering from TMJ disorder complain of symptoms like soreness or a constant ache near the temples or within the joint itself. Pain or general discomfort when... Read more »