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Sedation Dentistry

Thousands of dental patients worldwide take advantage of some form of sedation dentistry while receiving dental work. Anxiety and fear are natural responses, and for some, receiving dental treatments is what they are afraid of the most. Because of these fears, it is common that patients will put off dental treatments until something causes them…

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TMJ Treatment

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Treatment  TMJ or temporomandibular joint is a small joint located in front of your ears that attaches the jaw bone to the skull bone. This joint is responsible for the opening and closing of your mouth. TMJ is often used to describe a TMD or temporomandibular joint disorder in which the joints…

What are Cavities?

Tooth decay is often referred to as cavities. As the name ‘cavities’ suggest, these are small holes that form in teeth. Cavities develop as a result of sugars on your teeth developing into bacteria. Bacteria forms into plaque, which is a sticky film that grows on the surface of the tooth. When plaque attacks your…

4 Benefits of Treating Sleep Apnea

If you snore or have breathing difficulties in your sleep, you should pay your doctor a visit as that could be a case of sleep apnea. Your doctor in Park City, Utah, will help with your breathing issues and positively impact your general health. To start you off, here are some quick facts about sleep apnea: There…

Dental Implants Vs. Dentures

These days, different dental procedures can quickly rectify any of your broken or missing teeth with the help of modern technology in the field of dentistry. If you crave a brighter smile or perfectly aligned teeth, you can easily have it. The dentist will be the one to advise you on whether you can have…

The Cons of Gum Disease, and When to get Treated

Most people will experience gum disease at some point or another in their lives. Formally, and less commonly, referred to as “periodontitis” or “periodontal disease”, gum disease is the result of bacterial growth in your mouth that becomes out of control. Ultimately, gum disease can result in tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue…

What are the benefits to Sedation Dentistry?

We all have to go to the dentist. It’s recommended that the average person books in for an appointment once every six months, giving their dentist a chance to survey the health of their mouth and identify any issues that need to be rectified or treated. Of course, not everyone is comfortable at the dentist’s.…

The Different Types of Dental Crowns

You may have heard of the term “dental crown” before, yet you may be unsure of what this actually refers to. A dental crown is essentially a cap for a tooth that has become damaged. A number of different materials can be used to create a cap, including porcelain or metal. You could have a…