A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to Dr. Jergensen. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded words, “I found a cavity.” A cavity in a baby tooth is bad news, but not […]
The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]
According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr.Nathan Jergensen would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth safe […]
Kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smile, oral health is important for every kid at every stage. Read on for tips […]
Picture this—you’re eating your favorite dessert with your family on a Sunday afternoon. As you take a bite into that perfect, crunchy dish, you hear a different type of crack and your tooth starts hurting. A lot. Oh no! If you’re like most people, your first thought is dread at needing to see the dentist. […]
Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! While it can be frustrating to watch your health change as you age, you don’t have to accept poor oral health and tooth loss as just an inevitable part of the aging process. Your oral health is just […]
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Jergensen twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Diamond Valley Dentist would like to take this opportunity to let Hemet residents in on some information you don’t often hear. Let […]
Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You […]
Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Hemet smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Jergensen and the expert hygienists at Diamond Valley Dentist. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash Before we […]
There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Jergensen or someone else at Diamond Valley Dentist mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Hemet patients, but bruxism is something […]
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