Blog Posts in July, 2016

Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?

This can be a very controversial topic. There are some people and doctors who would say that dental xrays are not necessary as often as they’re being taken. On the other hand, there are people ...
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What Do I Do if I have an Abscessed Tooth?

An abscess is an area of pus caused by infection. There are quite a few signs and symptoms that could possibly mean you have an abscessed tooth. These symptoms include persistent throbbing, ...
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What do my Health Insurance Benefits Include?

A lot of people who have dental insurance don’t know much about their coverage. They just go to their dental appointments expecting their office to know what is covered and just tell them their ...
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Avoiding Decay this Pioneer Day

We love Pioneer day in Utah—we celebrate our heritage here like no one else! While the barbecues, parades, fireworks, and family fun are trademarks of this holiday, we hope to ensure that your ...
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Enamel-friendly foods

Did you know that highly acidic foods will cause enamel erosion? An acid-rich diet will hurt your teeth and cause acid erosion. Consuming four or more servings of acidic food or drink in a day will ...
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4 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Dental Appointment

Get your money’s worth at your next dental appointment and take full advantage of the time you have with the doctor by following these tips at your next dentist appointment. 1. Maintain your ...
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Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Clean On the Go

Your teeth can be hard to take care of, especially on the go. For people who travel or eat during the day without easy access to a toothbrush, here are some tips for avoiding the build up of acids and ...
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Summer is the Perfect Time to Catch Your Kids Up On Dental Visits

Even with the camps, vacations, sports, and other activities that fill your children’s summer schedules, the summer time is the best time to catch up on dental appointments. Even if you still ...
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5 Tips for Kicking Sugar Cravings for Good

Diets high in sugar carry with them enough bad consequences to make you want to cut it out completely (weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, etc.), but one more reason you may want to kick the sugar ...
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Great Desserts for Pioneer Day 2016

We love celebrating Pioneer day every July 24 th with food and fireworks. However, the traditional pulled taffy, cobbler, and parade candy of Pioneer day can be really hard on your teeth, which is why ...
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4 Statistics that Will Make You Want to Brush and Floss ASAP

Because any decay or disease that appears in the mouth is preventable, oral disease makes your dentist cringe. Treatment options and our understanding of the mouth have gotten to a point where, if you ...
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Teeth Tips for Summer Swimming

Did you know that swimming can affect your teeth? Every summer, we see patients with three common dental conditions that happen as a result of summertime swimming. Know the risks and how to avoid them ...
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