April 2, 2022

What Should I Do If I Lose a Dental Crown?

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 9:42 pm

It’s home movie night, and you’re sitting on the couch with a big bowl of popcorn in your lap. As you’re eating, you hear a pop and feel something dislodge within your mouth. Panic starts to set in, and you spit out what looks like a tooth. It’s small, jagged, and a shade of off-white—it’s not a popcorn kernel, but one of your dental crowns! You set down the bowl of popcorn and go to store the crown in your bathroom cabinet for later; your dentist will know exactly what to do with it.

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March 29, 2022

Your Dental Implant is Failing, but Help is Available

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 5:20 pm
Dental implant drawing.

If you’ve received dental implants, then you must know all about how great they are—these little titanium posts nicely replicate the roots of our teeth and can be used to help recreate every part of a lost or compromised tooth. They’ve become widely accepted and sought-after in the world of restorative dentistry because of their impressive results. However, in rare cases dental implants can actually fail and put your oral health in jeopardy! If your dentist wants to remove a failed implant from your mouth, here’s what you need to know.

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March 17, 2022

4 Important Benefits of Tooth Extractions

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 12:19 am
person at dentist’s office smiling after tooth extraction

Brushing twice per day and flossing every night, visiting your dentist every six months, and eating a tooth-healthy diet are usually enough to keep your smile looking its best. Even so, things like extensive dental damage or poor oral hygiene may result in the need for a tooth extraction. Your dentist will always do everything they can to preserve your smile before pulling a tooth, but there are several potential perks to having it removed. Read on to learn about four benefits of having a tooth extracted.

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February 24, 2022

Can I Drink Coffee with ClearCorrect?

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 2:30 pm
woman with ClearCorrect drinking coffee

Your day just can’t start without sipping a cup of joe. As the saying goes, you’re not “you” until you’ve had your coffee! If you’re starting treatment with ClearCorrect clear braces soon, you might be wondering how it will affect your coffee habit. After all, you’re excited about finally achieving straight teeth, but not at the cost of your morning pick-me-up. As it turns out, you can still drink coffee with ClearCorrect, but not while you’re wearing your aligners. Keep reading to learn why, as well as some tips for enjoying coffee while you straighten your smile!

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January 4, 2022

What Diet Trends Can Be Harmful to My Oral Health?

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 12:51 am
 juice cleanse

Have you set health goals and tried to figure out how you are going to achieve them? Diet trends are the method of choice for many people. When executed properly, they can be helpful, but they also pose a risk to your oral health.

If you are just trying to lose weight or want to be healthier in general, fad diets may not be the best course of action. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Salt Lake City about some diet trends you should be especially careful of attempting regarding the health of your teeth and gums.

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December 19, 2021

3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — charleswalker @ 2:19 am

New Year’s resolutions list in plannerBelieve it or not, 2022 is right around the corner. As you think about the year ahead, you’re probably setting a few goals. You might plan to save more money or eat out less, but make sure your dental health is on your New Year’s resolutions list. With your oral and general health entwined, it’s never too late to invest in a healthy smile. Here are 3 simple ways to keep your teeth and gums a priority as you leave 2021 behind.

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November 23, 2021

3 Reasons to Consider an In-House Dental Savings Plan

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 2:46 pm
woman with a dental savings plan pointing to her smile

Whether you recently lost your job or your current one doesn’t provide dental benefits, that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to pay full price for dental care. Many dental practices offer additional financing options to help uninsured patients receive the care their smiles need at an affordable rate. One of these options is an in-house dental savings plan, which functions similarly to insurance, but is often much simpler and more reliable. Wondering if a dental savings plan is right for you? Here are three reasons to consider signing up!

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September 17, 2021

Why Do You Need a Bone Graft Before Dental Implants?

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 11:47 pm
Digital illustration of bone graft

Tooth loss is a common issue that affects millions of Americans throughout the country. Fortunately, losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you need to go the rest of your life with gaps in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because of their numerous benefits. However, some patients need to have a bone graft before they can have dental implants placed. Continue reading to learn why this is sometimes necessary.

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June 9, 2021

Summer’s the Perfect Time for Dental Implants – Here’s Why!

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 1:39 pm
older woman smiling with dental implants

If you’re living without a full set of teeth, you’re surely ready for a change. Aside from not being able to eat all the foods that you enjoy, it has impacted your self-esteem. The good news is there is a way to regain full usage of your teeth and lead a more fulfilling life: with dental implants. Keep reading to discover what separates them from any other form of tooth replacement, and why summer is the best time to take action!

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March 19, 2021

Don’t Let Seasonal Allergies Harm Your Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — charleswalker @ 7:54 pm

Woman with seasonal allergies and dental health concerns.Spring is in the air, which means runny noses and itchy eyes are abundant. Unfortunately, constantly blowing your nose isn’t the only concern of allergies. Believe it or not, your smile can also suffer the consequences of high allergen levels. Seasonal allergies and dental health are connected to one another. Your allergy symptoms can lead to dental complications. Here’s what you need to know to protect your smile while dealing with your allergies.

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