Don’t Let Tooth Sensitivity Stop Your Smile

If eating ice cream or sipping hot cocoa leaves you cringing in pain, you are not alone. Sudden, sharp tooth pain is one of the most common dental conditions we encounter at Lexington Heights Dental in Cedar Hills, Utah. How can eating your favorite food and beverages make your teeth hurt? Well, beneath your tooth enamel lie tiny tubes… Read more »

Will Contouring and Shaping Help Your Teeth?

Do you have overlapping teeth or crooked teeth? Similarly, do you have one or more cracked teeth? If you do—and even if you don’t—you probably understand that these types of imperfections can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to address the flaws in your smile. Contouring, which is also known as… Read more »

Relieving Sleep Apnea Symptoms with a Mandibular Advancement Snore Guard

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that over 18 million adults experience poor quality sleep as a result of sleep apnea symptoms. Chronic snoring issues, and breathing interruptions are the two most common symptoms. Medical and oral health care technology has created several different treatment options to help people struggling with sleep apnea. It’s a good… Read more »

Installing a Crown to Restore a Fractured Tooth

Your tooth enamel is very durable and strong. However, it’s still not uncommon for an oral injury to fracture part of the enamel layer of a tooth. This is even more likely if you grind your teeth at night on a regular basis or if you play contact sports without wearing a quality mouthguard. If… Read more »

Four Nighttime Tips for Having Pristine Oral Health

It’s important to keep your oral health in tip-top shape by properly cleaning your smile right before bed. This is important because when you sleep, the sugar particles in your smile attack your teeth and cause major dental issues. So, to help you take good care of your teeth and gums at bedtime, our Lexington… Read more »

Gum Reshaping to Improve Your Smile

Do you have a less than stellar smile? If your gums are too high or too low around the teeth, you may benefit from gum reshaping surgery. Gum reshaping, also known as gingivectomy and crown lengthening, can even out one’s uneven gum line to give you the confident smile you have always wanted. Gum recession, where the gums recede… Read more »

What to do About Sleep Apnea

Did you know that about 90% of individuals with sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed? This is especially problematic because since sleep apnea can cause several problems with your health. In fact, sleep apnea can cause your brain to get less oxygen and cause problems with your cardiovascular system. While this is a problem, do you… Read more »

Let Veneers Give you a Smile Makeover

Let Lexington Heights Dental, Dr. Lohner and Dr. Jimmer are pleased to offer porcelain veneers and Lumineers® for our patients in Cedar Hills, Utah, and the surrounding areas. Porcelain veneers are a fairly quick (in our office, it only requires two visits), pleasing and safe fix for front teeth that are less than stellar. They are often used as a… Read more »

Countering Enamel Erosion Issues With Fluoride

Your tooth enamel is made up of densely packed, microscopic mineral crystal structures that give your teeth the kind of strength and durability that can last a lifetime. Even as strong as tooth enamel is, things like acidic foods and beverages, as well as the natural processes of the bacteria in your mouth can microscopically… Read more »

Restoring a Knocked Out Tooth with a Bridge

It’s not unheard of for something like a blow to the face, or a hard fall to knock one of your teeth out. Sometimes the tooth might come out cleanly, yet doesn’t survive attempts to implant it back in the socket. Most often a portion of the tooth remains anchored in the socket by the… Read more »