Tag Archives: Orem Dentist

Canker Sores (Aphthous Stomatitis or Recurrent Mouth Ulcers)

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  • Canker sores are unsightly and painful round sores that develop in your mouth
  • Doctors and dentists are still not sure what causes canker sores
  • Occasionally canker sores may be misdiagnosed
Canker sores are painful round sores that develop in your mouth. About 50% of people will experience a canker sore at one point...
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Mouth Sores

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  • Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient
  • Mouth sores can be caused by a number of things
  • Canker sores and cold sores are the most common types of mouth sores
Mouth sores are ugly, painful, and inconvenient. In general, mouth sores can be caused by a number of things, including bacterial, viral, or fungal...
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Do You Have a Cracked Molar?

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  • Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures
  • A cracked molar can be extremely painful or it may result in little to no pain
  • If your dentist determines that the crack is serious, you will need to get treatment
Molars are especially prone to cracks and fractures due to their function and position in...
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Cracked Tooth Syndrome

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  • Cracked tooth syndrome is a tricky dental issue to diagnose
  • Cracked tooth syndrome can be caused by a number of things
  • Symptoms often persist for months before a diagnosis is reached
Cracked tooth syndrome is a tricky dental issue to diagnose. Cracked tooth syndrome is when your tooth cracks, but the crack is...
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Dentures

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  • Dentures are custom-made removable teeth
  • There are three types of dentures
  • It is important to take care of your dentures
If you've lost your natural teeth due to an accident or age, it might be time to look into dentures. Dentures are custom-made removable teeth. They are built to fit your mouth and replace...
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Oral Health and Loneliness

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  • Poor oral health can lead to many disadvantages for older patients including loneliness
  • Oral health and hygiene is incredibly important
  • Ask your dentist today about how to maintain proper oral hygiene
In today's society, when holistic medicine or treating the whole person is becoming more and more popular, it is worth noting that oral...
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Early Orthodontics: Braces for Children

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  • Orthodontic treatment can be performed on children as young as age 6
  • Some conditions require early treatment to avoid long-lasting issues
  • It is important to help children take good care of their teeth while they have braces
Orthodontic treatment is usually reserved for older children, teenagers, and adults; however, in some cases, young...
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Early Orthodontics: Other Procedures

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  • Other early intervention orthodontic treatments may be used when the child is still young
  • The palatal expander is a device that helps expand a child's upper dental arch
  • Space maintainers can help keep proper teeth alignment
In addition to early braces, other early intervention orthodontic treatments may be used when the child is...
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