What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Unlike other dental procedures, cosmetic dentistry focuses on the aesthetic appearance of your teeth rather than their health or function. Many cosmetic procedures not only make teeth more beautiful, they can help the health and function of them as well.

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Best Invisalign in Salt Lake City

Everybody wants to have a beautiful smile, and among the many cosmetic procedures available, straightening is important for aesthetically beautiful and overall healthy teeth. Invisalign is a proven method for straightening teeth. It is perfect for those wanting straighter alignment

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Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

Keeping your smile happy and healthy can sometimes be easier said than done. With bacteria and plaque build up contributing to tooth decay, it can be hard to know which foods to stay away from. Teeth are strong however, and

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Improving Oral Health with Orthodontics

It may seem strange that you go to a dentist, an orthodontist and a periodontist for different aspects of oral care; however, ultimately this is all part of the process in maintaining good oral hygiene and care. These roles go

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How To Fight Tooth Decay

Your teeth are considered the strongest part of your body, with your enamel serving as the hard outer layer protecting your teeth from decay. As hard as your enamel fights for you, tooth decay or cavities are still common in

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Your Questions Answered: What Are Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers are one of the most commonly overlooked dental procedures due to the lack of knowledge surrounding them. Many clients who could benefit from this service don’t know what porcelain veneers are, and have many unanswered questions. Understanding the

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Causes of Halitosis

Dealing with halitosis (bad breath) can put a damper on your self-esteem, even when it is only temporary. Not to mention, it can also be a struggle to get rid of, which only makes halitosis more frustrating. Luckily, halitosis is

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Dental FAQ

When it comes to maintaining oral health, there seems to always be questions arising, whether it be how often we’re supposed to brush or whether or not flossing is as important as they say it is. Some believe that oral

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What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Our permanent teeth can experience a lot of wear and tear over time if we don’t take care of them. Without the proper oral care, they are constantly at risk of tooth decay, stains, and damage. In some situations, the

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Dental Fluorosis Causes and Treatments

Fluoride is an important mineral for teeth because it helps rebuild the enamel which serves as a protective layer over your teeth. Fluoride is great for your teeth in small doses, but too much fluoride can lead to dental fluorosis—a

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Why is Smoking Bad for Your Oral Health?

Most people, whether they smoke or not, are aware of the harmful risks associated with smoking and tobacco use. In fact, the surgeon general’s warning on commercial tobacco products states that their use causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema and

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Different Types of Toothpaste

With the array of different toothpastes available today, it’s hard to know which will be best for your oral health. In truth, everyone has different needs based on their lifestyles and genetic predispositions to conditions like tooth decay and gum

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Choosing the Best Toothbrush

Finding the right toothbrush can be pretty overwhelming. With electric toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes found in all shapes and sizes, how do you know which option would be the safest and healthiest for your dental hygiene? In truth, there are

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How Do Cavities Form?

Everyone is taught that cavities are dangerous for your oral health, and that hygiene is the best way to fight and prevent them. But how much do you really know about the science of cavities, and the way they affect

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Different Parts of the Teeth

Recently we discussed the different types of teeth, and the different functions they serve for your oral health. This time, we wanted to narrow the scope and look at the anatomy of individual teeth. You’ve heard of enamel, roots, crowns,

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What is Laser Dentistry?

The one constant in dentistry is that new technologies are always replacing outdated ones. While it can be challenging to keep up with these technological advances, it’s undoubtedly worthwhile, so long as these new gadgets can help make people’s smiles

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The Advantages of Dental Implants

Nowadays, there are more treatments to replace missing teeth than ever before. That’s a good thing, because as we’ve discussed in the past, it’s very important to your oral health to replace missing teeth! Dental implants are the newest form

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Different Types of Teeth

Have you ever wondered why you have so many different types of teeth? We know they help us chew, but in fact, they serve a variety of lesser-known purposes as well. That being said, we wanted to spend some time

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Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth

It might surprise you to learn that nearly half of American adults are missing at least one tooth. While losing adult teeth can be embarrassing, most people don’t realize that it can also be quite dangerous for your oral health.

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The History of the Toothbrush

The toothbrush as we know it today is a useful tool, capable of fighting off plaque, cavities and gum disease. You can choose between advanced bristle technology, electric brushes, and find an array of bristle strength to match your exact

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