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Call or Email Today: 801-764-9444 / smiles@canyongatedental.com / 440 W 800 N Orem, UT 84057

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November 2017
Woman with sensitive teeth
Blog Highlights It’s easy to take your gums and teeth for granted One of the leading causes of gum sensitivity or gum discomfort is gingivitis Fortunately, tooth and gum sensitivity are easy to prevent Gums and teeth are two of the most important components of your mouth. It is imperative that you take care of...
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Important part of teeth called wisdom teeth
Blog Highlights Typically wisdom teeth are extracted If the wisdom tooth partially erupts, patients pay develop pericoronitis As always, it is important to maintain your oral health Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to develop. They often appear between the ages of 17 and 21 years of age. When they begin to come...
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Wisdom Teeth
Blog Highlights People typically experience their wisdom teeth growing in between the ages of 17 and 21 Wisdom teeth are not needed for chewing and often cause more problems than they’re worth It is important to speak with your dentist about the best option for your wisdom teeth What are wisdom teeth? Technically they are...
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Damage From Drinking
Blog Highlights Sports drinks are specifically designed to enhance a person’s athletic performance The consumption of sports drinks leads to a higher level of acid in the mouth  It is important that you consider the consequences A study conducted by the Cardiff University School of Dentistry in the United Kingdom found that a large number...
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Treatments of Cavities
Blog Highlights It is important to take good care of your teeth There are several ways to reduce your chances of developing cavities If you suspect you’re developing a cavity, visit your dentist immediately Tooth decay or cavities can affect anyone at any age. Cavities can occur for a number of reasons and dental research...
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How to Prevent Cavity
Blog Highlights Bacteria exists naturally in our mouths Plaque increases as more and more bacteria attach to your teeth Every time you eat, you subject your teeth to an acid attack A cavity is what forms when a tooth or part of a tooth decays. In order to understand tooth decay, it is important to...
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Gingivitis - Symptoms and causes
Blog Highlights Gingivitis is a type of gum disease The most common causes of gingivitis are overall poor oral hygiene If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to periodontitis Gingivitis is a type of gum disease. It occurs when too much plaque builds up on the teeth. The bacteria that lives in this plaque irritates and...
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Periodontal Disease and Healthy teeth
Blog Highlights Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria The most common form of periodontal disease is gingivitis Periodontitis, unlike gingivitis, is considered more serious and can have serious lasting effects Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is not one disease, but a whole host of different forms of disease. Periodontal disease is caused by...
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