Tag Archives: orem dentistry

Oral Health and Heart Disease

Blog Highlights
  • Healthy gums and teeth play a vital role in your overall health
  • Patients with moderate to advanced gum disease have a higher risk of developing heart disease
  • If bacteria from your mouth reaches your heart, it can create inflammation
Did you know that more than 80 percent of Americans have periodontal disease or gum...
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A Guide to Teaching kids How to Brush their Teeth

Blog Highlights:
  • Kids are not exempted when it comes to tooth decay, this is why they need to have their teeth brushed as soon as the first one erupts
  • You can use games, apps, and even oral hygiene products that have different colors and flavors to entice your child to brush his or her teeth...
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Knowing when to take your Child to the Dentist

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  • A lot of parents have no idea when they should take their children for their first dental checkup
  • During the first visit, the dentist will check for injury, tooth decay, as well as signs of proper growth and development
  • Schedule your child’s first visit when he or she is happy and active
  • Parents...
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Knowing what to do if your tooth filling fell out

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  • If you can locate the tooth filling that fell off, you should take it to the dentist as he or she might be able to repair it.
  • You can use dental wax to temporarily cover the cavity
  • You should avoid foods or beverages that are hot, cold, sweet, or acidic so you can...
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Knowing what it takes to become a Dentist

dr_roelefse_et_al_in_perio_clinicBlog Highlights:
  • You need to be exposed to different science and math lessons while in high school
  • You should get preparatory classes as well as natural science courses while in college
  • College students should take the Dental Admission test before applying to a dental school
  • The last...
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