We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of. […]
They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]
We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult Diamond Valley Dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the only […]
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Hemet has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about […]
Baby teeth, also called deciduous, primary, milk, or lacteal teeth, have many different purposes. Hemet dentist Nathan Jergensen, DDS is asked the purpose of baby teeth often. So what’s the answer? Tiny Teeth for Tiny Mouths Child-sized mouths are not large enough to accommodate a full set of adult teeth, so the primary teeth become […]
Welcome to your mouth! A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. You might be surprised how many different parts work together to make your mouth function. Read more below from Hemet dentist Nathan Jergensen, DDS to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and how it works.
You might be surprised to hear that the state of your oral health has a lot to do with preventing a stroke. There’s a certain kind of bad oral bacteria that cause gum disease, travel to other parts of your body, and cause harm. A stroke is a common but dangerous medical condition that causes […]
Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Jergensen at Diamond Valley Dentist should know. We’ve seen mouths from all […]
There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Diamond Valley Dentist talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Jergensen knows that folks in Hemet like to be informed, so think of […]
There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Dr. Jergensen in Hemet is an experienced […]
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