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 »

The Instructions You Need When Breaking a Dental Crown

A dental crown in Cedar Hills, Utah, is a strong, reliable product that restores the health of your teeth and improves your smile’s appearance. However, it’s still possible for your dental crown to break, crack, or even fall out of your mouth. If your dental crown has recently been compromised, our Lexington Heights Dental team… Read more »

Why Gum Chewers Have Healthy Smiles

Chewing gum can be very beneficial for your smile—but only if you choose to chew the right kind of gum. Regular, sugary gum can harm your smile more than you realize. However, there is another type of gum that won’t harm your chompers and will also improve your oral health. That type of chewing gum… Read more »

Dental Emergency Advice

Even if you are taking care to practice proper dental hygiene and to attend your six month dental checkups, accidents can happen. In the case of a dental emergency, come to our office as soon as possible. Dental emergencies can be corrected if the issue is addressed quickly. It is important to know to handle… Read more »

Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Your Child

Encouraging good oral hygiene habits when your child is young greatly increases the chances they will maintain good oral health, throughout the course of their lives. The American Dental Association suggests that you start brushing and flossing your child’s teeth as soon as they emerge from their gums. You don’t need to use a child-safe… Read more »

Find out If Dentures Are Right for You

What do new dentures feel like? Your new dentures may feel a little strange or loose for a few weeks. Over time, the muscles of the cheeks and tongue will learn to keep them in place. Will dentures make me look different? Dentures are custom made to look like your natural teeth, so there will… Read more »

The Mystery Behind Jaw Pain

If you currently suffer from chronic jaw or facial pain, you need to come into our office as soon as possible. We want to help you in any way we can, and the sooner you come into our office for diagnosis and treatment, the better. What are common symptoms of jaw pain? The most common… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Achieving a Perfect Smile This Christmas

As you work toward finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones, why don’t you work toward your perfect smile this Christmas? There are many ways you can finally achieve your perfect smile, and four of those ways are: Dental crowns A dental crown is a beneficial restoration that covers your broken, misshapen, discolored, and… Read more »

Can the Health of Your Gums Affect Your Overall Health?

Do you know what the risks of gum disease are? Do you ever wonder what you can do to avoid the problem all together? Do you ever wonder if you might have gum disease, or what you could do to identify the problem? As you probably know, your gums are important. Beneath your gums is… Read more »