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

March 2016
Blog Highlights: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed special protocols for dental clinics Different fixtures within the dental office must be sanitized before the arrival of each patient Non-disposable tools must be sanitized between patients Disposable materials must be thrown away after each use The entire treatment team must wash hands and...
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Tim Whatley
In one of my favorite Seinfeld episodes, Jerry’s Jewish dentist Tim Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) declares “You have no idea what my people have been through!” “The Jews?”  Jerry asks. “No, the dentists” replies Tim. “You know we have the highest suicide rate of any profession.” Seinfeld then quips “Is that why it’s so...
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Blog Highlights: There is a connection between heart disease and gum disease, the American Heart Association says Studies have not indicated if the regular observance of oral hygiene has an impact on the incidence and severity of heart disease Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults In 2012, the American Heart...
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Levi Spear Parmly
We take so much for granted in dental care these days.  I am aware that visiting the dentist to fix teeth isn’t your favorite thing in the world, but have you ever considered what the dental experience was like 200 years ago?  I promise you that today’s dental treatment, regardless of who your dentist is,...
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Tooth-colored fillings are also known as composite resins. Ideal for small to medium-sized fractures, they are known for being able to provide durability and resistance when it comes to moderate pressures from chewing. This type of filling is ideal for those who want to have natural-looking fillings as they can be used for the front...
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I haven’t written any fun blog posts for a while; lately all my writing seems to be about new research showing how periodontal disease is related to something bad, usually a type of cancer.  This is much lighter stuff that belongs in the world of pop culture.  Have you ever heard of Isaac Yankem, DDS? ...
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Gold Filling
Blog Highlights: Gold fillings are the most durable of all fillings They are also the most expensive An impression is needed before they can be made Gold foil restorations can be made right away but they are rarely performed Also known as inlays or on-lays, gold fillings are made up of an alloy of gold...
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Silver Colored Filling
Blog Highlights: Silver-colored fillings have been in use for more than a century Amalgams are cheaper and more durable than other dental filling composites Amalgams harden quickly, making them ideal for children or for people with special needs Many health institutions and global communities acknowledge the safeness and effectiveness of amalgam for dental cavities A...
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