The Correct Way to Brush Teeth

We know we need to brush our teeth for two minutes, twice daily. But do you know how to brush your teeth for the best possible clean? Here are a few tips and tricks. The Right Brush Use your toothbrush for just a few months, then throw it away. This means that if your toothbrush… Read more »

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Do you need dental work done but are afraid to go sit in the dentist’s chair? If so, you are not alone. Overcoming dental anxiety is difficult, which is why our dentists, Drs. Duke, Albertelli and Keddington with Dental Designs of Bountiful in Bountiful, Utah, want you to know that we are happy to help… Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: TMJ Disorder Treatments

  Jaw pain exists in many forms. However, it may exist due to an underlying condition including a TMJ disorder. A TMJ disorder, also known as a temporomandibular joint disorder, has numerous causes that can be its origin. Even other underlying conditions in your mouth can give rise to TMJ disorders. However, once a TMJ… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Root Canal Therapy

  Root canal therapy is a highly effective endodontic treatment designed to save teeth. It is accomplished by removing damaged pulps. If the pulp is ever damaged, it will need to be removed, or the tooth itself will also have to be extracted. Through the use of a root canal therapy, the pulp can be… Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

Are you suffering from halitosis? Halitosis, also known as bad breath, refers to a condition in which foul odors emanating from your mouth. In order to prevent bad breath from arising, always practice prevention plans to keep it at bay. Consider the following questions to determine if you are doing enough to keep your smile… Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Cavity Prevention Treatments

If your oral health care is suffering and you are experiencing dental erosion or sensitivity, it is vital to establish safe and effective oral health care plans to prevent cavities from arising. If a cavity should appear, this means a hole in your tooth enamel has formed. This can cause severe dental damage and potentially… Read more »

Opt for Tooth-Colored Fillings to Keep Your Natural Shade

Amalgam fillings have been the staple for dental restorations for quite some time and used to be the only option available for patients. Enter composite or tooth-colored fillings, made of resin material, and silver fillings took a back-seat. Some dental practices still use amalgam fillings, touting their effectiveness and safety; however, many patients are opting… Read more »

How Can I Have a Top-Notch Smile?

You deserve a strong and healthy smile. This is why your dentist, Dr. David Duke, strongly advocates caring for the teeth and gums each day. Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm the smile, and if you’re not careful, you can suffer problems like enamel erosion, cavities, and gum disease. Fortunately, there are things… Read more »

Teeth Whitening May Be Discouraged If…

If you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile, teeth whitening may be the solution you’ve been looking for. However, there are some situations in which our dentist will recommend against a patient whitening their teeth. Age For those under the age of 16, teeth whitening is discouraged. Until this age, the pulp chamber of… Read more »

The Effects of Dental Veneers

If you are looking to improve the look and feel of your smile, consider dental veneers. Dental veneers are highly effective tooth restorations designed to improve your smile for many years to come. A single dental veneer can easily last over ten years of continuous wear and tear before it may need to be repaired… Read more »