Grins For Guatemala

If we take a moment to stop and reflect on our lives, we may be amazed and humbled at the many things that we take for granted every day. Shelter, food and clean water are all things that are regular parts of our lives. Another thing that we enjoy in this country is medical and… Read more »

Using Your Diet to Whiten Your Teeth

If you take a walk down the aisles of your local grocery, drug, or retail store, you will find plenty of products designed to give you whiter teeth. There are gels, rinses, strips, and toothpastes, all of which promise to leave you with gleaming teeth. Not every retail product may be a good match for… Read more »

A Word on Oral Piercings

An oral piercing is a term for any perforation of the tongue, lips or cheek for jewelry purposes. These have become trendy in many social circles. If you are wondering whether you should get an oral piercing, you should be aware of all the facts. Here are some possible risks: -Infection: Jewelry can be the… Read more »

What to Expect With a Tooth Extraction

Dr. John Lohner and the staff at Lexington Heights Dental are dedicated to making sure that your smile remains strong, healthy and beautiful. However, there are occasions which require a tooth to be extracted. Some cases in which a tooth may need to come out may include extreme damage from trauma or disease, a mouth… Read more »

Talking With Your Dentist About Your Medical Issues

You might think that your dentist is only concerned about your mouth and teeth. While dentists do treat your teeth, mouth and gums, you may be surprised how closely your oral health is linked with your overall health. While you might tell your dentist about issues with your mouth, letting him know about any medications… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Dentures?

Are you aware of the advantages of dentures? Not only can they give you back the functionality of your teeth, but they can also improve your self-esteem. Dentures come in an assortment of styles, including partial dentures, which are used to fill in gaps left behind by a few missing teeth, or complete dentures, which… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Oral Emergencies

If your mouth requires direct attention due to an oral accident, it is important to stay calm and do what you can until the necessary help can be applied. As will all oral accidents, do not be hasty, as a safe and effective treatment is much more beneficial. On occasion with oral accidents, previous tooth… Read more »

Recovering from Wisdom Tooth Extraction Requires Time and Basic Care

Wisdom tooth extraction is often a sound measure to prevent discomfort, dental cysts, and damage to the roots of your rear molars. Dr. John Lohner can often remove these vestigial third molars in a single outpatient appointment. If he recommends full sedation, you will need to arrange for someone to drive you home. This is… Read more »

Oral Cancer Is a Threat

As you know, cancer in any place is a serious threat to your life. That is why it is important to understand it and address it as quickly as possible. Here at Lexington Heights Dental in Cedar Hills, Utah, we take your oral health very seriously, which is why we have provided this information for… Read more »

Children Deserve the Best Teething Care

Did you know that when children begin to show signs of teeth growing in their mouth, the process of teeth erupting above the gum tissue can be painful? Fortunately, it is a well-known condition called teething and can be treated with a variety of treatments. Here are some things you should know about teething: – The… Read more »