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 »

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 »