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Does Dental Anxiety Hold You Back? [quiz]

Dental anxiety can make you unable to sleep the night before an appointment. It can cause you to worry obsessively about what will happen in the dentist’s chair. It can keep you from getting the preventive care you need to stave off serious problems in the future.   Don’t let dental anxiety hold power over you any longer.   At ...

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How to Floss Effectively [video]

Flossing once a day should be part of everyone’s preventive dentistry routine. But it’s not enough to wing it. Technique does matter. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn how to floss correctly. Then call Premier Dental of Bordentown, NJ to book a checkup — also important to good  preventive dentistry. Dial 609-949-5115 ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry Gives You a Head-Turning Smile

Let’s face it, summertime is social time for many people. Whether it’s attending backyard cookouts, informal parties, vacations, or family reunions, people are meeting people in the summer. If you want a great smile for summer – just in time for the Jersey shore, maybe – count on Dr. Hema Gopa at Premier Dentistry in Bordentown, ...

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Rodger Feels Comfortable at Premier Dental [video]

After having bad experiences with dentists in the past, Rodger came to Premier Dental. He came here on the recommendation of his sister, so he was expecting great things. He wasn’t disappointed. He loves the staff and the excellent care he’s received. In fact, he’s been a regular patient for five years. “Nothing but amazing.” To ...

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We Ease Your Dental Anxiety [infographic]

Dental anxiety is far more than the jitters or a minor inconvenience. It is a common and potentially debilitating condition that can adversely affect your health. When you avoid the dentist out of fear, you are more likely to develop cavities and gum disease and suffer tooth loss. At Premier Dental, we strive to make even the most nervous patients feel ...

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How to Prevent Cavities [video]

You’ve certainly heard the term “cavity” and know it’s something you want to avoid, but do you know what it is? A cavity is a hole that forms in your tooth when bacterial acids decay the enamel. Eventually, a cavity must be filled to prevent it from growing larger and becoming a serious infection. To learn more about cavities and cavity ...

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Save Your Smile from Bad Dental Habits

As your age increases, so do your chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease. (The Centers for Disease Control says that about seventy percent of Americans over the age of 65 have some form of gingivitis or periodontitis!) But that doesn’t mean dental problems are inevitable. Certain factors, like your genes, are out of your control of ...

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A Friendly & Personable Dentist [video]

Earl is a stickler for oral hygiene. He has been a patient at Premier Dental for a decade, and comes for cleanings and exams several times per year. He loves the practice because Dr. Gopal and the staff are so friendly and personable. You can listen to music or watch TV during your visit. It’s just an overall pleasant experience. “She laughs, she ...

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How to Eat for Better Oral Health [quiz]

In observation of World Oral Health Day, which falls every year on March 20th, we’d like to focus on the importance of your diet to the well-being of your teeth and gums. What we eat has the potential to help keep our mouths free of decay and disease — or promote the growth of harmful bacteria and destructive acids. Take this quiz to see how ...

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The Pillars of Preventive Dentistry

The single most important thing you can do for your smile is to keep it free of decay and disease. And the key to good oral health for life is preventive dentistry. This term encompasses a range of practices and procedures at home and at the dental office. Excellent preventive care keeps your teeth and gums in great shape. It saves you pain, money not ...

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