Identifying Symptoms of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer Improves Treatment Options

Since the average age of detection is 62, some people disregard oral and pharyngeal cancer as a disease reserved for the elderly. However, increased risk factors, like tobacco use, alcohol consumption and a family history of oral and pharyngeal cancer, can increase your chances of development at an earlier age. Identifying symptoms and early diagnosis… Read more »

Tips on Brushing Your Smile

Oral care is essential for good oral health. To protect your teeth and gums from tooth decay and gum disease, you will want to take the time to clean your mouth every day. At Lexington Heights Dental, we have some tips to share with our patients in Cedar Hills, Utah, and the neighboring communities, on… Read more »

A Tooth Missing from Your Smile Can Be Replaced by a Porcelain Dental Implant

The teeth in your smile help bite the foods you eat. At the same time, their cosmetic appeal can also have a significant impact on your self-esteem. If you’ve lost a tooth in your smile, your dentist, Dr. John Lohner, might recommend a dental implant with a porcelain dental crown to replace its presence, function… Read more »

Healthy Oral Care Habits for Kids

If you’re raising a child, you want to do whatever you can to help your little one stay healthy and strong. Learning good habits can help your child stay healthy, but did you know that your child’s oral health can also affect the health of their body? Poor dental hygiene can have a negative impact… Read more »

Full Mouth Reconstruction Can Help Your Teeth

Have you avoided going to your dentist for some time? Do you have chipped, cracked, or broken teeth? Are you worried about the health of your smile? If you are, or if you need extensive work, you may need to consider a full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction can be useful for addressing a wide… Read more »

Denture Wearers with Sleep Apnea Might Find Relief from a Tongue Stabilizing Device

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, often resulting in breathing interruption and chronic snoring issues while sleeping. Not only does it affect sleep quality, but it can also have a serious negative impact on your quality of life. Fortunately, there are several treatment options available. The right one for you might vary depending on… Read more »

Getting Dental Implants to Replace Your Lost Tooth

If you’ve lost any of your teeth, whether it’s due to gum disease, an abscess, or other problems, you can replace those lost teeth with dental implants. These are quickly becoming one of the most popular methods for tooth restoration, which is why our team here at Lexington Heights Dental in Cedar Hills, Utah, is… Read more »

Your Diet and Oral Health

Eating right provides you with far more benefits than just looking good, fitting into your favorite dress, or getting to your optimal weight. A good diet will also make a positive impact on your oral health. Fruit and veggies stimulate saliva The more fruit and vegetables you eat, the more saliva your mouth will produce…. Read more »

You Can Have a Knocked-Out Tooth Fully Replaced by a Dental Implant

Having a tooth knocked out is almost always a traumatic experience. If the tooth was knocked out but it remains whole and alive, your dentist, Dr. John Lohner, might be able to implant it back into your gums. If any of it remains in the socket, he might need to extract the root. After your… Read more »

In Case of Dental Emergency

Even if you practice proper oral hygiene and visit our office often, accidents can happen. Knowing what to do in the case of a dental emergency can mean the difference between losing and saving a tooth. Knocked-Out Tooth If a permanent tooth gets knocked out, keep it moist. Try to place the tooth back into… Read more »