smiles@canyongatedental.com

440 W 800 N Orem, UT 84057

801-764-9444

smiles@canyongatedental.com

440 W 800 N Orem, UT 84057

801-764-9444

Month

September 2015
Close-up portrait of the teenager girl (age of 13) with freckles and iPod headphone makes bubble of chewing gum on the beach
After recent studies, it has been discovered that chewing gum on a daily basis can do much more than freshen breath; it can actually prevent tooth decay, too! Experts say that just 20 minutes of chewing a day can reduce plaque build-up, help to remove stains, and even break down foods that have settled in...
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crocodile
When I was a kid I vividly remember going to the dentist and seeing a cartoon picture of a bird sitting in a crocodile’s mouth picking at a tooth. It seemed curious to me then, and as I waited for my dental appointment I remember wondering why that bird was stupid enough to sit in...
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Beautiful Smile
Psychological studies have shown that there are two main regions that a person looks at on another individual’s face. The first is the eye area and the more confident a person is, the longer they’ll look there. The second region is the mouth and teeth, and researchers say that the human mouth can express more...
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Tooth Bateria
Gum disease is a major problem in our country and it is similarly a big deal in my Orem, Utah dental practice. I’m always on the lookout for ways to help my patients with gum problems. Gum disease begins when plaque gets caught around teeth and gums and doesn’t get cleaned out properly on a...
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3-d Digital Pinter
When you think of dentistry, the chances are that fillings, a bright light, a small mirror and a pair of hands may spring to mind. This has been the typical scene within dental surgeries for decades now, but thanks to a recent jump in technology; dentistry as we know it is about to change. So...
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Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a major dental problem that affects millions of people in this country and many of my patients at Canyon Gate Dental in Orem, Utah. It is a problem for several reasons: It can be very uncomfortable. Do you know that feeling you get first thing in the morning when your...
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  You’d be forgiven for thinking that professional tooth care only came about with the introduction of toothbrushes and early medicine, but the truth is that dental hygiene has existed from as far back as 2600 BC. Paving the way for even the most influential dentistry experts of the present, Hesy-Ra is recognized as the...
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