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How to Get Rid of Winter Tooth Pain

Coping with Winter Tooth Pain

Blog Highlights Winter tooth pain is a pain that flares up during cold weather Surprisingly, a change in atmospheric pressure can also lead to tooth pain. If you are an avid winter sports participant, you may want to consider investing in a mouth guard When the temperature drops and winter settles in, you may experience […]

Missing Adult Teeth in Children

What You Need to Know About your Children’s Permanent Teeth

It is important to take care of your permanent teeth because they need to last your whole life. When your child begins to lose their baby teeth, their permanent teeth will start to come in. It’s up to you to teach them how to take care of their new permanent teeth. Baby teeth or primary […]

Fluoridation

Evidence that Ending Fluoridation Backfires

Blog Highlights Over the years many cities, which had ceased fluoridation, reported decreased health Additionally, children under the age of 6 were more likely to require treatment for tooth decay The results of this study help to highlight the benefits of community water fluoridation Community water fluoridation (CWF) is the process of adding fluoride to […]

No Benzocaine For Teething Babies

Stay Away from Benzocaine for Children’s Teething Pain

Blog Highlights Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic and is present in many brand name treatments Benzocaine has been associated with methemoglobinemia If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact your dentist or doctor Naturally, parents become concerned when their young children experience teething pain. It’s tempting to reach for an over-the-counter treatment in an […]

Breastfeeding and Dental Health

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Your Baby’s Oral Health

Blog Highlights Breast milk is far easier for baby’s to digest than cow’s milk or formula  The actual act of breastfeeding helps to align baby’s teeth properly Breastfeeding carries a smaller risk of tooth decay for babies Research has shown that breastfeeding for at least the first six months reduces a child’s chances of developing […]

Oral Hygiene Smile

The Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

Blog Highlights Gum disease or periodontal disease, which is inflammation of the gums, is an uncomfortable condition In order to combat gum disease and the other issues it can lead to, it’s important to take care of your mouth Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do everyday in pursuit of good oral […]

Why do I get a Dry Mouth at Night..

On Preventing Dry Mouth When Sleeping

Blog Highlights Dry mouth is caused by a lack of saliva Dry mouth is usually a symptom of some other condition Dry mouth may not be a serious condition itself, but it can indicate more serious problems Millions of people suffer from dry mouth. In most cases, dry mouth is worse at night. Dry mouth […]

Bleeding Gums Orem Utah

Persistent Bleeding

Blog Highlights One of the main causes of bleeding gums is plaque buildup around the gum line Regular bleeding around the gums when flossing or brushing your teeth likely points to gum disease In addition to proper care at home, it is imperative that you visit your dentist at least once every six months Bleeding […]