Tooth Pain Part 2: Biting Into Food

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Blog Highlights: Pain felt when biting into food is usually a result of tooth decay, a loose filling, or a cracked tooth A cracked tooth can be difficult to remedy It is absolutely necessary to seek a professional opinion If you’ve ever been out at a restaurant in Orem, Utah, and suddenly felt excruciating pain when biting into your food, Continue Reading
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Tooth Pain Par 1: Hot and Cold

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Blog Summary: Many things can cause tooth pain, but one of the most common causes is exposure to hot or cold foods and liquids If sensitivity to hot or cold foods and liquids only lasts a few moments this is likely not a serious problem If you experience lingering pain after eating hot or cold foods and liquids you may Continue Reading
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Thumb Sucking: What You Need To Know

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Blog Highlights: Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children Prolonged sucking can lead to changes in the mouth Talk to your child’s dentist about your concerns Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children. Most children suck their thumb or finger as a form of comfort before Continue Reading
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Avoid Fruit Juice Before Age 1

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Blog Highlights: Labels such as “no added sugar” and “100% juice” give parents a false idea Juice can wreak havoc on children’s teeth and can contribute to obesity If a child is old enough to eat solid food, give them the sliced, diced, or whole piece of fruit Who isn’t guilty of filling their child’s sippy cup with juice or Continue Reading
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How to Prevent and Repair Receding Gums

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Blog Highlights: Receding gums is a serious condition Make sure you are using a toothbrush with soft bristles and not hard bristles Though it will take time, brushing with the toothbrush angled up can help push the gums back into place Receding gums is a serious condition. If your gums start to recede there can be long-lasting effects including severe Continue Reading
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Gum Recession

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Blog Highlights: Our gums serve an important purpose Gum recession can happen for a variety of reasons There are treatments Our gums serve an important purpose. They protect the roots of our teeth. When the gums start to recede this exposes the roots. As a result, you may experience sensitivity to hot and cold and your teeth become susceptible to Continue Reading
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Dental Crowns

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Blog Highlights: Dental crowns are the next level of damage control for your teeth The porcelain crown resembles an actual tooth and matches the natural color of your teeth, creating an appealing visual effect Your dentist can help you decide which crown is best for you Sometimes the damage to a tooth or teeth is too extreme for regular fillings. Continue Reading
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Sensitive Teeth

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Blog Highlights: Sensitive teeth occur when the tooth’s enamel, or outer shell, is compromised, leaving the dentin and nerves of the tooth unprotected Cavities, cracked teeth, enamel loss, and gum disease are leading causes of sensitive teeth Avoid sensitive teeth by adopting good dental hygiene practices now Have you ever experienced discomfort in one or several of your teeth after Continue Reading
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What Family Guardians should do for Oral Health?

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Blog Highlights: Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is very important. But you should know that the same thing should also apply to the rest of your family. Family guardians will have to teach the rest of the family the value of maintaining the proper oral hygiene practices. In most cases, they might have to show them the proper techniques, Continue Reading
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Teens and Oral Health

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Blog Highlights: Oral health is a matter that should concern all of us simply because tooth decay can happen to anyone at any age Teenagers today should know that brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing once per day is a great way to keep their teeth in good condition for a lifetime The condition of your mouth can Continue Reading
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