Blog Posts in 2017

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Learn the Basics of Dental Veneers

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, one option your dentist may recommend is veneers. Dental veneers can be used by your cosmetic dentist to correct a number of different ...
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See How Laser Dentistry Prevents Cross Contamination

As with all medical procedures, cross-contamination is a risk that your dentist works hard to prevent. Even with great attention to detail, however, dental equipment can be difficult to adequately ...
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A Look Back at the History of Dental Implants

The way dental implants are used today for teeth restoration may seem revolutionary, but the history of this treatment is longer than you might think. Take a closer look at the history of implant ...
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Follow These Dos and Don'ts with Your Invisalign Aligners

Invisalign is an ideal option for getting straighter teeth without the hassles of traditional braces. Patients of all ages love Invisalign because the aligners are virtually invisible and can easily ...
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What Are Dental Sealants?

Meticulous brushing and flossing are the backbones of preventive dentistry, along with routine check-ups at the dentist’s office. However, it can be challenging to clean well enough to prevent ...
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Take a Look at a Routine Root Canal Treatment

Dentists can easily treat most cavities with a filling, provided the tooth decay hasn’t progressed too far. If the inner pulp of the tooth is diseased or damaged, a root canal is necessary. You ...
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Steps to Take When You Lose a Crown

Dental restorations like crowns are bonded firmly to the natural tooth, but sometimes, physical trauma can knock them loose. It’s possible to lose a crown while playing sports. They can also be ...
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Learn the Different Types of Oral Cancers

Oral cancers are particularly devastating because, even if the patient survives, they can result in permanent facial disfiguration. Every individual should see a dentist at least every six months, but ...
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You've Lost a Dental Filling: What Now?

A lost filling isn’t as serious as a knocked-out tooth, but you should still see an emergency dentist soon. The lack of filling material can cause sensitivity when the tooth is exposed to air, ...
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See What Happens When You Consume Acidic Drinks

Dentists caution their patients against regularly consuming acidic drinks like soda because of the harmful effects on the teeth. Many sodas are filled with sugar, which contributes to tooth decay. ...
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Why Should You Wear a Sports Mouthguard?

In sports, physical fitness and injuries go hand-in-hand. It’s common knowledge that contact sports like football and basketball have a higher risk of serious injuries, like tendon tears and ...
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Learn the History of Dental Lasers

Laser dentistry is one of the most sophisticated advances in dental technology available today. Not every dentist offers it, but those who do tend to gain a reputation among their patients for ...
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Some of the Latest Technology Used in Our Cutting-Edge Office

It’s a good sign when your dentist is well versed in the latest technology and techniques, and that is exactly the case at Glenwood Premier Dental. Our trained professionals have some of the ...
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What Happens During a Root Canal?

It’s best not to ignore a pain in your tooth, especially if it’s severe or lasts for a long time. This could be a symptom of a serious oral health condition, so talk to your dentist. Watch ...
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Top Reasons to Replace Your Missing Teeth

You might think that losing a tooth isn’t such a big deal since you have so many more, but a single lost tooth can cause real problems. Your dentist can replace the teeth you lose to fill out ...
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Give Your Smile a Boost with Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry continues to become more effective, versatile, and accessible, and it changes more and more lives every day. Crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, and Invisalign are all treatments that ...
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Would You Benefit from Implant-Supported Dentures?

Dentures and dental implants are both viable ways to replace missing teeth and bring your smile back to life, but which one is best for your needs? In some situations, your dentist can use a ...
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Invisalign: Moms Share Their Testimonials

As happy as Invisalign can make the teens that use it, their mothers might be even happier. It’s nice to see your child thrive, and this type of orthodontic treatment can set the stage. Watch ...
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Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a common dental health issue, but that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. By brushing and flossing your teeth and visiting your dentist, you can crack down on gum disease and ...
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Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

Even dentists have questions about oral health, so you probably do, too. It helps to know what to do in an emergency situation and how often you should see your dentist, and it’s also good to ...
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Exceeding Your Expectations at Glenwood Premier Dental

Some people are afraid of going to the dentist, and others are perfectly comfortable in the dental chair. No matter how you feel about dental care, the team at Glenwood Premier Dental aims to go above ...
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How Your Dentist Can Seal Out Tooth Decay

Talking to a dentist about tooth decay early on can set you up for success when it comes to your long-term oral health. He or she may recommend dental sealants, which can help you avoid decay. Watch ...
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What Are the Benefits of Laser Dentistry?

In the grand scheme of things, laser dentistry is a relatively new style of dentistry. As long as your dentist is trained and experienced in this new form of dental care, then you can stand to have a ...
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Steps to Take When You Have a Knocked-Out Tooth

Having a tooth knocked out can be quite the surprise, but the way you handle the situation may influence your oral health going forward. Make sure you handle your lost tooth carefully, store it ...
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What Is Denture Relining?

Dentures are a great way to restore the look and function of missing teeth. Over time, however, patients’ jaw and gum shapes can change and cause dentures to feel loose and uncomfortable. ...
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