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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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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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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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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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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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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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Different Anesthesia Options

Our Doctors at Platinum Dental Care want your dental visit to be pain-free. For this reason, we offer 4 different anesthesia options. Depending on your case, pain tolerance, and history, our ...
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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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3 Tips from a Hygienist

If you are looking for ways to keep your teeth cleaner and avoid cavities, here are some common problems we see thwarting our patients' ability to avoid tooth decay: 1.) Don't leave sugar (or ...
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What to do About Sensitive Teeth

Anytime the soft core of your teeth called dentin (that the hard shell called the enamel normally protects) becomes exposed, you are likely to experience pain or sensitivity to hot or cold food. This ...
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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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3 Common Dental Problems and How to Avoid Them

At Platinum Dental Care, we see a lot of patients with similar dental issues. The truth is, as common as some problems are, the most common ones are 100% preventable. So, save your teeth and your ...
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Can a "Raw" Diet Hurt My Teeth?

Eating "raw" is a popular diet trend designed to help people to lose weight, increase their nutrient intake, and avoid any processed or animal biproducts. The popularity of raw eating has ...
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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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What About the "Flossing is a Waste of Time" Rumors?

According to a several recent news articles sparked by a change in the dietary guidelines published by the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services that failed to include flossing, ...
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Why Olympic Athletes Often have Bad Teeth

"They have bodies of Adonis and a garbage mouth," said Olympic Dental Director for the International Olympic Committee, Paul Piccininni. No one knows exactly why, but olympic athletes are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Best and Worst Crunchy Foods for your Teeth

You may have heard that some crunchy foods work as natural toothbrushes for your teeth—scrubbing away plaque, acids, and germs as you chew. However, other crunchy foods can be destructive to ...
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How Does Gluten Affect my Teeth?

Doesn't it seem like Celiac disease is more common than ever these days? With Gluten-free options more and more available and greater understanding of what a gluten sensitivity entails, our world ...
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Why You Don't Save Money By Not Filling a Cavity

Maybe you’ve been there—you came in to a dental appointment for a routine cleaning only to find that you have a couple of cavities that need fillings. Although the dentist recommends you ...
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