How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

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Did you know that neglecting your oral health can cause damage to the rest of your body? Most of us believe that brushing our teeth every day, and flossing occasionally, are enough to fight off oral health problems. Well, not necessarily. Brushing twice a day, flossing once, using an antibacterial mouthwash, and visiting Dr. Gleave […]

General Dentist vs Dental Specialist

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When you’re experiencing oral health issues, it can be difficult to figure out exactly where to go because there are so many types of dentists and dental specialists. People typically visit general dentists for dental cleanings, exams, and x-rays, but general dentists offer a wide variety of services to meet almost every oral health need. […]

Has anyone ever died from tooth decay?

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Today, few of us would consider a toothache potentially deadly. As recently as 200 years ago, it was a leading cause of death across the globe, according to the National Institutes of Health. In the days before antibiotics or modern dental procedures, a toothache could lead to an abscess, which could introduce bacterial infections to […]

How To Find the Best Cosmetic Dentist in Salt Lake City

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Did you know that a beautiful smile can make you more attractive, happy, and successful? According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, this is true!  Whether you need braces, veneers, dental implants, or teeth whitening, a cosmetic dentist can help. Cosmetic dentistry is a learned art that isn’t perfected by […]

What Causes Tooth Wear?

Tooth wear refers to the progressive loss tooth enamel due to factors other than dental trauma. Certain behaviors and risk factors contribute to tooth wear. The gradual erosion of the tooth’s natural structure can lead to a host of dental problems, including significant oral pain.  If you are noticing the early stages of tooth wear, […]

Conquer Dental Fear in Five Steps

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Dental fear or anxiety is surprisingly common among adults. This phobia is usually linked to a bad dental experience, fear of pain, or the fear of not being in control. Whatever the cause of your dental fear is, the only way to truly overcome it is to face those doubts and fears. We’re not suggesting […]