Monthly Archives: December 2015

Choosing the Best Toothpaste for Your Teeth

Whether you’re in charge of your own dental care, or if you frequently visit our Provo dentists – you’ll undoubtedly want to better understand just how much of an impact particular toothpastes can make on your teeth and gums. With so many different types of toothpaste to choose from, half the battle relates to picking...
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Product Review: Philips Sonicare for Kids (With Bluetooth)

I don’t do a lot of product reviews, but I make exceptions to this if 1) a product is amazingly good and I can no longer live without it, or 2) a product is so horrible I have to make public mockery of it. I’m happy to say that Philips new Sonicare for kids fits...
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Common Causes of Teeth Grinding and Treatments

It’s a little known fact, but it may surprise you to read that no less than 30% of adults will suffer with some form of tooth grinding at some point in their lives. The causes are varied, and medical experts are still discovering treatments and solutions to help people to stop this unwanted activity altogether....
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The Effects of Thumb Sucking and Pacifiers on Your Child’s Teeth

If there’s one activity that all babies are guaranteed to perform at some point, it is thumb sucking. The activity relates to the natural instinct for a baby to want to suckle on its mother’s breast in order to receive nutrients from her milk, and even when not breastfeeding the activity may still occur well...
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The Oral Risks of Hookahs and Shisha Pipes

It’s no secret that smoking can be incredibly detrimental to the health of your teeth, and the more that you smoke – the worse the condition of your teeth will get. It’s not just the discoloration to consider either, in fact gum disease, tooth decay and general enamel deterioration has been linked to smoking; so...
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Treating Bad Breath with Tongue Scrapers

Bad breath can occur for any number of reasons. From poor oral hygiene, tooth decay and enamel breakdown, all the way to bacterial growth and gum disease – it’s never been more important to look after your mouth. Our Provo dentists recommend that that you brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss...
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Goodbye Dental Fillings? Not So Fast

The results of a seven-year study on cavity treatment methods were just published by the University of Sydney in Australia. Headlines such as the following are now flooding the internet as different media outlets report the findings of the study: “Goodbye to dental fillings? ‘No-drill’ techniques can treat tooth decay just as well, study finds” –...
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Everything you Need to Know about Teeth Whitening

Having a clean and fresh smile is a surefire way to feel more confident, and while brushing and flossing everyday will help to keep your teeth healthy; these good oral hygiene practices are not always enough to keep teeth looking white. When it comes to getting that all important winning smile, nothing is more useful...
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