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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Una Clínica Dental Cerca de Mi

Hay muchos razones por las que debes traer a tu familia a Platinum Dental Care, una oficina dental cerca de ti que ofrece una calidad de servicio que no tiene igual. Si no conozca a alguien que haya ...
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Looking for "a Dentist Near Me"?

For a lot of people, choosing a dentist comes down to convenience, making what could become a lifelong relationship a matter of, "Which 'dentist near me' can fit my family in their ...
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4 Things to Know About Oral Care During Pregnancy

Due to the hormonal changes and increased demands on the body a woman experiences during pregnancy, women often encounter more dental issues in 9 months of gestation than they may have in their whole ...
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Which Dentist Fits Your Case

The ADA recognizes nine types of specialists in the dental field. Your regular dentist that you see for 6 month checkups, fillings, and crowns is usually a general dentist. If you have certain dental ...
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Foods to Avoid this Christmas Season

Christmas time is associated with family, music, and (our favorite) food! From large family dinners to the plates of cookies your neighbors drop off, this time of year is filled with delicious ...
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Ensuring Your Smile is Holiday-Ready

With thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings fast approaching, you may want to ensure your smile is squeaky-clean and sparkly. Here are 5 things you can easily do today to brighten your smile. 1.) ...
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Taking Advantage of Dental Benefits Before 2017

2016 is drawing to a close which means if you want to take advantage of your dental insurance benefits, now is the time to schedule your appointment! If you are unsure of what your benefits include, ...
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October is Here! Keep Kid's Teeth Healthy All Month Long

Halloween is one thing, but it seems like the whole month of October involves candy and other sticky treats. At Platinum Dental Care, we love the excitement and fun associated with this beautiful ...
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How to Know if You have a Great Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is so important to preventing cavities and other dental issues, but if you are using the wrong toothbrush you may be causing more trouble for your mouth than necessary. Gum ...
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Best Workouts to do While Brushing Your Teeth

If you are passionate about multi-tasking, trying to get into shape, or just like being efficient, these are great workouts for you. Brushing for two minutes every day twice a day makes a good four ...
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3 Best Snacks (For You AND Your Teeth!)

Sometimes we eat unhealthy snacks not because we necessarily want to, but because it's easier to grab a bag of chips sometimes than cut up a celery stalk and eat it. Not only that, but half the ...
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10 Benefits of Straight Teeth

At Platinum Dental Care, we love straight smiles. But the benefits of having a straight sm ile go beyond vain or aesthetic reasons, in fact, those who have straight teeth enjoy much more than they may ...
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Keeping Teeth Healthy During the School Year

Once school starts, your kids get into a routine that often helps promote lifelong oral hygiene. They get into brushing their teeth every morning and night, and the sugary popsicles and sodas of ...
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Delicious, Easy, Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Packing school lunches can get monotonous after the first couple weeks of school. Plus, easy foods to pack are not always good on teeth (especially when your child eats mid-day and probably won't ...
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How to Get Your Kids to Love the Olympic Games

The Summer Olympics only come once every 4 years, which is why it's easy to justify watching a little more TV than usual to catch your favorite sports. However, for kids, the Olympics can be hard ...
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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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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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