3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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At The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City we are big advocates of good dental health, and really promote regular brushing and flossing. Since we’re a dental practice that should come as no surprise! Many of our patients bring questions with them to their checkups, like which toothpaste to use or proper tools and…

Oral Appliance Therapy For Sleep Apnea

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The word “apnea” comes from Greek, and it means “without breath.” Sleep apnea, then, is sleeping without breath: a condition in which someone’s breathing stops involuntarily during sleep. It is serious, but treatable at The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City. Sleep apnea is more common than you may realize, affecting more than eighteen…

Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic

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Your teeth are among the strongest parts of your body, but they are not invincible. Far from it! A fall, a collision, or any number of other accidents can result in a chipped or broken tooth. If it happens to you or a loved one, don’t panic: contact The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake…

Advanced Dental Technology At The Sugar House Dentist

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This post from The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City describes how behind-the-scenes dental technology helps us serve our patients. CAD/CAM CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are used for many restorative services. These include same-day inlays/onlays and crowns. Dentists who offer dental implants can use CAD/CAM technology in every phase of the…

Implants vs. Bridges: Know The Facts

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In this blog post from The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City we’re going to talk about dental bridges, and how they stack up against dental implants. While dental bridges have restored smiles for generations, they are not without drawbacks. One is keeping them clean. Many people find it all but impossible to keep the…

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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This post from The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City is about dental health and tooth decay. Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types, but most don’t cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause tooth decay are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar to create…