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How to Prepare a Child for First Dental Cleaning

At Platinum Dental Care, we offer free dental exams for children under 2. Most insurances cover 100% of the cost for 2 cleanings a year for children and adults, so make sure you take advantage of your ...
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Summer Recipes From Your Favorite Neighbor (Almost!)

Summer is officially barbeque season! Whether you use a smoker or a grill, you probably love the feeling of satisfaction when you share a delicious meal with your friends and family. This Food Network ...
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Canker Sores

Known by dentists as aphthous ulcers, canker sores are painful lesions that form and erupt in the soft tissues within the mouth. If you suffer from frequent canker sores, you don't need an ...
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Can Mouthwash Cause Oral Cancer?

Platinum Dental Care patients receive an oral cancer screening at every appointment with one of our award-winning doctors. The reason we make oral cancer screenings a priority is that only a trained ...
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Is Water Flossing Better than Traditional Floss?

Flossing is a key step in maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. Patients who floss avoid the gum disease and decay which are almost guaranteed problems for people who do not. If you are ...
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Utah County Dentist Answers: How Do I Know if I Have a Cavity?

According to the National Institutes of Health, the only condition more prevalent than tooth decay is the common cold. If you are afraid you have a cavity, you may be right! Although cavities are hard ...
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How Often Do I Need a Teeth Cleaning?

Human teeth are extremely strong! In fact, the enamel that acts as a protective shield to the soft inner core of your teeth can withstand quite a lot of damage before you may notice anything. Teeth ...
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What Services do we Offer at Platinum Dental Care?

At Platinum Dental Care, we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care and customer service for our patients. In fact, we want earn the trust of each patient through personalized care ...
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New Year, New You: Financing a Gorgeous Smile on a Budget

At Platinum Dental, we do not believe the idea of creating a new smile this year is a cliche--in fact, it could be the most important decision you make this year! Perfecting your pearly whites will ...
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No Insurance? 5 Ways to Save with Affordable Dental Plans

Everybody wants a healthy, beautiful smile without enduring a lot of pain or expense. While taking care of your teeth affordably is totally possible, keeping your teeth free of tartar, plaque ...
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West Jordan Emergency Dentist Has Affordable Fixes for Chipped Tooth

As any “dentist near me” will tell you, your teeth are best designed for eating. If you use your teeth as a pair of scissors, a bottle opener, a knife, or any other tool, you run the risk ...
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Provo Dentist Recommends 8 Things to Know About Braces

Braces are such an awesome tool in the dental world. Not only do they make smiles more attractive and straight, they also make smiles more healthy and easy to take care of. If you are considering ...
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Which is Better--Metal Braces or Invisalign?

If you are about to make a search for a “dentist near me” with hopes of perfecting your smile, we want you to get the most out of your treatment plan, which is why we’re dishing out ...
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Sandy Utah Dentist Explains the Signs of Gum Disease

Nearly 50 percent of all American adults suffer from gum disease (according to the Center for Disease Control ), and 70% of adults 65 and older suffering from this preventable condition. Although gum ...
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Salt Lake County Dentist Talks Affordable Whitening

Having a healthy and straight smile is worth fighting for every day. Brushing, flossing, and rinsing your mouth with a fluoridated mouthwash is your best defense, but even a perfectly healthy smile ...
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Utah County Dentist Answers What to Expect Before & After a Teeth Cleaning

No matter your age or dental history, everyone gets a little nervous when it’s time to make that “dentist near me” search to schedule a new appointment. Understanding what to expect ...
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Prevent Toothache with these 10 Teeth Cleaning Tips

Relieving the pain from a decaying tooth is so important, especially when you find yourself in the throws of a throbbing toothache. With remedies abounding from thousands of sources, professional ...
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Salt Lake City Dentist Answers 10 Teeth Cleaning Questions

When you search for an affordable “dentist near me”, remember the importance of finding a dental team that sees the way dental hygiene plays a role in your overall health. Our ...
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Know the Difference: Teeth Cleaning vs. Teeth Whitening

Many patients understandably confuse the “Teeth Cleaning” with “Teeth Whitening”. As two similar but very different dental procedures, their biggest difference stems from their ...
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A Big "Welcome" to Our Newest Office!

At Platinum Dental Care, we take pride in the quality of our care because we want our patients to receive the best dental care for themselves and their families. This is why we invite the best offices ...
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Why Do I Need 6 Month Cleanings?

Cleanings and check-ups every 6 months are very important to your oral health. The reason you search for a "dentist near me" every 6 months may be a mystery to you, but your smile ...
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Keeping Dental Care Simple

Many of our patients and their families struggle to stay on top of their own dental care and even that of their children. Whatever the reason, we try to make dental care as simple as possible for our ...
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What is Water Flossing?

Many of our patients at Platinum Dental Care use traditional floss and flossers. However, many have been asking about motorized water flossers. Here are the basics on water flossing: 1.) Water ...
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Why an Implant Might Be the Best Choice for You

There's a lot of buzz about dental implants these days, especially because tooth loss in the U.S. continues to plague millions of Americans despite various advancements in dental technology. If ...
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What to Do If Your Tooth Hurts

Many times we see patients who come in saying things like, "My tooth started hurting a few months ago and so I started brushing more," or,"When my tooth started hurting I just started ...
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