Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

What is Dental Bonding?

If you’ve ever chipped a tooth, you know what an uncomfortable experience it is. And for a lot of people, the chips in their teeth aren’t big enough to merit a crown or other type of restorative dentistry work. So what can you do to fix teeth that need just a bit of extra help… Read more »

Are You Prone to Lots of Cavities?

Do you often develop cavities regardless of how well you take care of your teeth, including brushing and flossing your teeth every day? Conversely, does it seem like some people never get cavities? The truth is that genetics can make some patients more prone to developing cavities, but our team offers some recommendations to protect… Read more »

Learning More About Mouth Jewelry

In life, we are often encounter things that may seem like a good idea at the time but could cause problems in the future. This is especially true with oral health. Mouth jewelry is one of those things that may seem like a good choice to improve the look of your smile, but that comes… Read more »

Are You Aware of Any Tooth Risks You May Have?

Are you caught up on all the dental damage risk factors in your life and potential ways to prevent them? Although some accidents are not preventable, it is always a good idea to have a good game plan in place to keep your smile as safe as possible. For a list of options to help… Read more »

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 »